Monthly Archives: November 2013

UNL’s Acacia Leadership Scholarship

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72 Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE 72 The Acacia Leadership Scholarship is available for incoming male students who plan to attend the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) in the coming academic year. Acacia encourages and assists young men in developing themselves as leaders and balanced men during their college career.   Due Date:  January 31st, 2014 Amount and Quantity:… Read more »

2014 Youth Rally Multicultural Choir

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Practice dates and music for the 2014 Youth Rally Multicultural Choir have been finalized. A diverse collection of area youth is welcomed to participate. This is an opportunity with a shorter time commitment and may be better suited for those with increased restriction on their time, enjoy various music genres or would like to just try a different extra-curricular opportunity…. Read more »

UNL Admissions Assistance for Seniors

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Seniors: UNL Admissions will be here on 12/2/13 to assist any student that has NOT completed the application process to UNL. The session will be held in C113 at 8:00 A.M. Students can bring a methodof payment for the app fee if they do not qualify for free/reduced lunch. Students can also bring their official transcripts and the representative will take… Read more »

Need-Based Scholarships & Financial Aid Programs

Students who are Pell Eligible are encouraged to review the options for financial assistance offered by Nebraska colleges/universities. To learn more about such resources as Collegebound Nebraska, NSCS Advantage, Susan Thompson Buffett Scholarship, ACE Scholarship, and ACE Plus, download EducationQuest’s informational handout at

EducationQuest Updates for Seniors

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Peru State Cooperating School Scholarship

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Please click here to download the Peru State Cooperating School Scholarship Application. The completed application must be submitted to the student’s assigned counselor by Wednesday, January 15th in order to be forwarded to the selection committee by the January 17th deadline, who will select two seniors from Lincoln Public Schools to receive this scholarship. Criteria includes: Graduating senior in top… Read more »

Frame My Future Scholarship Contest 2014

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Deadline: March 5, 2014 Website: or Eligibility: The scholarship contest is open to all students who plan on attending a U.S. college/university as a full-time student for the 2014-2015 academic year and is a legal U.S. resident. Entering the scholarship: To enter the scholarship, submit an original creation that communicates what you want to do in your personal… Read more »

19th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Rally & March Multicultural Choir

Middle and high school scholars are invited to the 5:30-6:45 p.m.  Monday, November 18th informational meeting for the 19th Annual Youth Rally & March Multicultural choir. The meeting will be held at the Lincoln Public Schools District Offices 5905 “O” Street. The choir often a highlight will perform at the Nebraska State Capital as part of the Monday, January 20,… Read more »

Financial Aid Program

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Click here to view the introduction to the Financial Aid Program, which was presented on November 12th. To learn more about the financial aid process, students and families are encouraged to contact Anders Peterson at 402-475-5222 or, an EducationQuest College Planning Specialist, who is at LSW twice a month.