March 24th 2016

Upcoming College Rep Visits

March

28        College of St. Mary 8:55

28        Bryan College of Health    Sciences 12:20

30        Hastings College 8:55

April

6          Grand Canyon University 1:15

20        Peru State 9:50

26        SCC (all 3) 9:36

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Counseling Center Announcements:

  • 9th Graders who received the UNL 1st Generation Symposium Applications for the UNL Field Trip; Get your paper-work turned in to the Counseling Center.

 

  • Sophomores and Juniors have an opportunity to participate in the April Learn to Dream Field Trips.  Sign up in the counseling center TODAY!

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Scholarship Info: 

Scholarships posted on ScholarshipQuest or received in the LNE Counseling Center:

 

Chasers Charities-Robinson Athletic Scholarship

This scholarship is for African-American male and female graduating seniors with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, who participates in athletics.  If selected, one male and one female will receive one $500 (nonrenewable) scholarship.

Application Deadline:  March 25, 2016

 

Lincoln Community Foundation Scholarships –

The application window opened Dec. 15th.  Several scholarships are designated for LNE Seniors!  Go to http://www.lcf.org/ or ScholarshipQuest for applications.

A new scholarship for seniors with dyslexia has just been added!  See Mrs. Peaslee for more information.

Deadline:  March 31, 2016

 

LIBA Free Enterprise Scholarship

Seniors (in Lancaster County) planning to attend a 2 or 4 year accredited post-secondary Nebraska school.

Eight $1,000 scholarships awarded annually.

Four $1,000 scholarships awarded to “Dependents of all LIBA member business owners & their employees.”  See application for more information.

Applications available on ScholarshipQuest or from the LNE Counseling Center.

Deadline:  March 31, 2016

 

David Staenberg Scholarship

Seniors planning to attend any two-year or four-year college or university who can demonstrate a confirmed condition of dyslexia are eligible to apply for this $200 scholarship.  Application available at www.lcf.org.

Application Deadline:  March 31, 2016

 

Nebraska Legal Professionals Association Scholarship

Seniors planning to pursue an education in law or the legal support field in college who have a 2.5 or higher cumulative GPA are eligible to apply for a $1,000 or $500 scholarship.  Applications can be found on ScholarshipQuest website or in the LNE Counseling Center.

Application Deadline:  March 31, 2016

 

Adelyn Rae Memorial Scholarship

A new $500 scholarship is available for Nebraska high school seniors that have persevered while living with a congenital heart defect.  This scholarship will be awarded to someone who has not only excelled academically but who has also made a positive contribution in his/her community.  Please see the application at http://www.loveadelyn.com/scholarship.html or on ScholarshipQuest.

Application Deadline:  March 31, 2016


Nebraska Legal Professionals Association Scholarship

Seniors with a 2.5 or higher GPA and have been accepted to study paralegal, legal secretarial, criminal justice or a law-related undergraduate program are eligible to apply for this scholarship.  First place award of $1000, and a second-place award of $500.  Applications are available in the LNE Counseling Center.

Application Deadline:  March 31, 2016

 

Lincoln Builders Bureau Scholarship Program

Students who are a dependent of a Member Company of the Lincoln Builders Bureau and planning an educational focus on construction science at an accredited college, university, or trade school, are eligible to apply for a $750 Scholarship.  Applications available at www.buildersbureau.com or the LNE Counseling Center.

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2016

 

Pink Bandana Scholarship

Applicant must be a senior at a Nebraska high school who is planning to enroll in a 2 or 4-year college for the 2016-2017 academic year. · The applicant must be a student who has battled breast cancer, or a student who has a sibling, guardian or biological parent who has battled breast cancer within the past 10 years. · Please complete the following application and submit via mail or email.  Applications are available on ScholarshipQuest or in the LNE Counseling Center.

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2016

 

Nebraska Agri-Women Scholarship

Seniors planning to receive an Agricultural related degree from either a College or a Technical Trade School in Nebraska (includes any Agricultural related studies such as diesel mechanics, etc..).

Applications are available in the LNE Counseling Center.

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2016

 

Lincoln G.O.L.D. Scholarship

Lincoln area seniors planning to attend a Nebraska college are eligible to apply for this new scholarship opportunity.  GPA, community service, athletics, activities both in and outside of school, and leadership will be considered.

Application available at www.lincolngold.org.

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2016

 

Chief Standing Bear Scholarship

Seniors who will be attending a higher-education institution (e.g. four-year college/university, community college, tribal college, technical school, etc.) in the upcoming fall term.  Eligibility Requirements 1.) Student must be an enrolled tribal member and able to provide proof of tribal affiliation. 2.) The applicant must be a Nebraska resident. 3.) The applicant must submit the scholarship application, scholarship essay, and letter of reference.

Application Deadline:  5:00 p.m., April 1, 2016

 

The Nebraska Association for the Gifted:  Leta Hollingworth Scholarship

One scholarship of $1000 for a graduating Nebraska senior. Criteria for selection will be based on the timeliness in following deadlines, elaboration of essay or drawing, and recommendations. The recipient must have distinguished him or herself through outstanding achievement, accomplishment, or unusual ability.  Application available at https://zimbra.lps.org/service/home/~/?auth=co&loc=en_US&id=203976&part=2

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2016

 

Nebraskans For Peace Scholarship

Nebraskans for Peace is offering scholarships to graduating high school seniors. Three $500 scholarships and six $100 scholarships will be awarded to seniors who wish to pursue a college education. The awards, based upon written essays, will be evenly divided among the three congressional districts. The recipients will be students who wish to further their education in an area consistent with the mission of Nebraskans for Peace: peace with justice through community building, education and political action.  For more information contact NFPscholarships@gmail.com

Application Deadline:  April 6, 2016

 

Butherus, Maser & Love Scholarship

One $300 scholarship will be awarded to a LNE Senior who will attend a Nebraska trade school, college or university and:

  • Ranks in the top half of class;
  • Demonstrates citizenship, leadership and civic responsibility;
  • Participates in extracurricular activities; and
  • Demonstrates financial need and appreciation of financial assistance

The application is available on ScholarshipQuest or in the LNE Counseling Center.

Application Deadeline:  April 8, 2016

 

Johnny Baxter Carriage House Foundation Scholarship

Seniors planning to enroll in an automotive related course of study at a Nebraska Community College may apply for a $1,500 scholarship.  Applications are available on ScholarshipQuest and in the LNE Counseling Center.

Application Deadline:  April 8, 2016

 

James M. Cox Scholarship

Seniors planning to attend an institution of higher education who have financial need can apply for this $1,000 scholarship.

Application Deadline:  April 15, 2016

 

LEA Foundation STAR Scholarship

The STAR (Student Talent and Resources) Scholarship is a $1000 scholarship that will be awarded to a senior LPS student whose parent is an LEA member, and can be used at an accredited Nebraska educational institution.

Scholarship applications are available at http://www.lincolneducationassociation.org

Deadline:  April 15, 2016

 

LEA Foundation SOAR Scholarship

The SOAR (Student Opportunity and Resources) Scholarship is a $1000 scholarship that will be awarded to a senior LPS student for use at an accredited Nebraska educational institution.  Scholarship applications are available at http://www.lincolneducationassociation.org

Deadline:  April 15, 2016

 

Lincoln Credit Association Scholarship

Three scholarships ($250, $150, $100) will be offered to Lincoln area seniors.

Applications available on ScholarshipQuest and the LNE Counseling Center.

Deadline:  April 15, 2016

 

Credit Professional International Scholarship

Two scholarships ($500 each) are available.  Applications on ScholarshipQuest and in the LNE Counseling Center.

Deadline:  April 15, 2016

 

NAACP Lincoln Branch Community Service Scholarship

3 scholarships available to LPS graduations seniors (regardless of race, gender, ethnic origin or sexual orientation) who will attend a post-secondary accredited institution in the fall of 2016.  Dollar amounts vary, with a maximum of $1,000 per scholarship.  Applicants must demonstrate a record of service to their local community as documented by letters of recommendation.  Applications are available in the LNE Counseling Center.

Deadline:  April 22, 2016

 

Education & Training Voucher Program – ETV

This program provides financial assistance for tuition, fees and books, as well as one-on-one support, for current and former state wards to attend college.  You can receive up to $3,000.00 per year.  You must complete an application and return it to us.  You can get an application at: Website: www.central-plains.org, Your local HHS Office, or By calling us at 308-872-6596.

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Student Opportunities:  New Opportunities are Highlighted

The University of Nebraska High School is proud to announce the Start Strong, Strong Finish online resource of 15 video tutorials to help student-athletes understand the academic eligibility requirements of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Athletes weight train, condition, practice and compete in order to be the best in their sport. To participate in athletics at the collegiate level they must apply this same dedication to the classroom from the start in ninth grade through the finish of their senior year.

Hear from UNHS principal Hugh McDermott, academic advisers Debby Bartz and Ray Henning, and some of our very own student-athletes throughout the video tutorials to learn:

  • Details about each of the four main requirements—graduate, core course completion, GPA and entrance exams
  • Specifics for what students should do during each grade
  • Particulars for Division I vs. Division II
  • Possible outcomes
  • Important tips for international and online students

Please share this useful resource with the student-athletes you work with.

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Camp OK Camp Counselors

Camp will be held at the Y Camp in Boone, IA from June 5th to June 10th. Camp counselor training will be held Saturday, June 4th and Sunday, June 5th with campers arriving the afternoon of June 5th.

Application at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Qyl_EnEH99ovU3XbKW26Z96vG33XZcd5IZPSTyffc8/viewform?c=0&w=1

Application Deadline:  April 10, 2016

 

Southeast Community College Automotive Summer Camp

Students interested in becoming an Automotive Technician can explore the Southeast Community College’s Automotive Technology program by enrolling in the 2016 Automotive Summer Camp.  The camp runs June 10th & 11th on SCC’s Milford Campus.  The camp is limited to 60 participants, on a first come basis, 16 years old or more.  Registration information is available in the LNE Counseling Center.  The cost is $29 and includes tools, meals, housing, and transportation to a special activity.

Registration Deadline:  June 3, 2016

 

Bright Lights Classroom Assistant

Bright Lights needs classroom assistants for Summer 2016.  Students who have completed 9th-12th grade can apply to volunteer for half-day classes, day camps, and the international program with Japanese students.  This is a great opportunity for Class of 2017 seniors to complete GOPO Hours.  Apply on line at BrightLights.org beginning March 15, 2016.

 

Summer Healthcare Camps

Ever wanted to know how an x-ray or an ultrasound works? Learn about the injury rehabilitation process? See what a nurse does on a daily basis? Join us this summer for the Nebraska Methodist College Healthcare Career Camp. You’ll get a firsthand look at the healthcare field through activities, games and simulations put on by our very own faculty. Here’s what you need to know: CAMP #1 – DAY CAMP June 27-30 – Arrive in the morning and head back home each night. Cost: $275 CAMP #2 – OVERNIGHT CAMP July 11-14 – Stay overnight in our apartment-style residence halls. Cost: $400 Ready to register, or just want more info? Contact Jillian Sisson at jillian.sisson@methodistcollege.edu or by dialing 402-354-7100.

 

Career Explorations Workshop

June 5June 11, 2016

This workshop, developed for high school students, provides a unique experience to investigate issues surrounding design and learn more about the design professions of architecture, landscape architecture, and interior design.

For more information go to http://architecture.unl.edu/prospective-student/high-school-workshops

Application Deadline:  April 4, 2016

 

Discover Landscape Architecture Workshop

June 12June 17, 2016

Landscape Architecture is “art and practice of designing the outdoor environment.” Landscape architects collaborate with communities, architects, and engineers to design campuses, parks, gardens, cities, and large-scale land planning projects.

For more information go to http://architecture.unl.edu/prospective-student/high-school-workshops

Application Deadline:  April 4, 2016

 

Health Career Camp

When: July 11-15 OR July 25-29, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Where: Bryan College of Health Sciences, 5035 Everett St., Lincoln, Nebraska

Cost: $350 payable with application. This includes lunches, scrub uniforms, supplies, transportation to field trips and bowling and pizza social activity.

Camp applications are available at www.bryanhealthcollege.edu or call 402-481-8697.

Application Deadline:  May 2, 2016

 

US Air Force Academy Summer Programs

Summer Seminar: Summer Seminar offers a unique opportunity to experience the Air Force Academy first-hand. It is specially designed for high school juniors heading into their senior year to get a realistic perspective of cadet life. Students will live in the dormitories, eat at the Academy’s dining facility, explore the various academic/military programs and courses that the Academy has to offer, and participate in a variety of different physical fitness activities (to include a practice CFA). The application is open from 1 December 2015 to 15 January 2016, and it is free to apply. There are two sessions: 12-17 June 2016 and 19-24 June 2016. Student may apply here.

STEM Engineering and Construction Camp: This camp is designed to provide high school students with a world-class experience in STEM skills following a “Build the Design” model. This one week program is supervised and led by engineers and located at the U.S. Air Force Academy. The program runs from 7-13 July 2016. Learn more information or apply now.

Summer Sports Camps: We offer Summer Falcon Sports Camps for student 8 to 18 who want to participate in numerous sports and are led by our very own head coaches! Click here for additional information.

 

 Camp Erin® Lincoln – a Camp for Nebraska

Children and Teens Coping with Grief 

For a third year Mourning Hope Grief Center is partnering with The Moyer Foundation to host Camp Erin® Lincoln.

Registration is now open for the Lincoln camp scheduled for September 23-25, 2016, at Carol Joy Holling Camp.

Camp Erin is a weekend-long, overnight bereavement camp designed for children between the ages of 6-17 who have experienced the death of someone close to them. It is a traditional, fun, high-energy camp experience combined with grief education. This special camp is offered free of charge to all families.

Camp Erin Lincoln Details:

  • Camp Erin Lincoln will be held September 23-25, 2016 at the Carol Joy Holling Camp in Ashland, NE.
  • Parents or guardians must complete an application for each child or teen who would like to attend. Applications are accepted until all available spaces are filled. Space is limited, so we encourage you to return the completed application as soon as possible.
  • Please note that returning Camp Erin Lincoln participants will be considered after all spaces are offered to new campers.
  • The application deadline for the 2016 Camp Erin Lincoln is August 1, 2016. Click Here to Access a Camper Application and Additional Camp Information
  • Registration questions can be sent to Caitlin Mason at 402.488.8989 or cmason@mourninghope.org

 

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IS&T High School Internships: Applications Due April 9th!

The University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Information Science and Technology’s Summer High School Internship Program will give you an innovative, hands-on experience directly in our labs. You’ll work alongside our faculty and students in areas such as robotics, bioinformatics, software engineering, information assurance, public health informatics, database-driven web development, IT innovation, open community participation research lab, music informatics, iOS/Droid app development, gaming lab, and others.

You will learn the fun and excitement of scientific research and development activities as well as explore potential careers in IT. Our internship will give you the opportunity to learn new concepts, tools and skills, work on real research and help solve development problems.

Apply today! https://intern.ist.unomaha.edu/

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

High school students interested in math, science, performing arts and/or computer science from participating school districts are eligible to apply. Eligible students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be at least 16 years of age at the beginning of the school year
  • Have completed and attained at least a “B” in Algebra I, Computer Science, and/or Biology
  • Obtain parental/guardian consent for participation
  • Have a weighted GPA of 3.25 or higher (3.00 unweighted GPA or higher) OR be ranked in the top 20% of their class
  • Be able to provide their own reliable transportation to UNO each morning

 

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The College of Education and Human Sciences at UNL is sponsoring a summer Chinese Language, Culture and Technology Academy from July 10-24, 2016.  The Academie is open to current high school students who are interested in language learning, who will have completed 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade as of May, 2016, and who have no or very little knowledge of the Chinese language.

All expenses are covered by the program (housing, meals, iPad access, supplies).

The deadline for applications is April 15th, and the program will accept 20 student-participants.

Please pick up application in Counseling Center if interested in participating!