Monthly Archives: November 2015

Burger King’s What We Do Scholars Program

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High school seniors, BURGER KING® employees, their dependent children, spouses or domestic partners in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico can apply to receive up to $50,000 in scholarship awards for the 2016-2017 school year! High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale to be eligible. Don’t miss your chance to become a BURGER… Read more »

Duke Summer Programs for High School Students

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If you are currently in grade 10 or 11, spend your summer Duke Summer College for High School Students!  Get ahead this summer and earn college credit with academically-motivated students from around the world. Or you might choose to spend your summer at Duke Summer Academy for High School Students if you are currently in grades 9-12!  This program for… Read more »

BigSun Athletic Scholarship

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The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Deadline        –  June 17, 2016 Amount of Award  –        $500.00  The successful applicant… Read more »

Goucher College

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Goucher College has a December 1 application deadline for two scholarship opportunities: Dr. Rhoda M. Dorsey Leadership Scholarship: Students with an interest in leadership and strategic community engagement should apply. Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship: Outstanding student artists who plan to major in dance, theatre, music, or the visual arts should apply. Interested students must complete an application for admission… Read more »

Youth Wrap Support

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The Youth Wrap Support will meet on Wednesdays from 6 to 7 pm at 1645 N Street, Lincoln, NE, in Conference Room #1. The meetings assist 14-19 years old youth to Discover, Develop, Work Their WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan). The sessions are free.

Updates from the University of Minnesota

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Q: Has your admission timeline changed? A. No. However, we did begin sending decisions a few days earlier than we did last year.  More on Admission Decision Timeline: We practice rolling admissions and our first admission decisions were sent in mid-October. We admit freshmen directly to seven colleges—selectively—and timing can vary by college of interest. As a reminder, students can… Read more »

USA Science & Engineering Festival

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STEM is a fast growing field, with new jobs added every day. If your students enjoy problem solving and working on a team, a career in the sciences may be the right fit. Need more reasons? Here are three of our favorites: Job Availability – There are TONS of jobs in the STEM field ranging from research assistant to bio-medical engineer. Higher Pay – 63% of people with a… Read more »

Jackie Robinson Foundation

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The Jackie Robinson Foundation launches its new website! After a year in development, the Foundation launched its exciting, content-rich, responsive website.  Check it out: jackierobinson.org Attention high school seniors: The application to become a JRF Scholar in the Class of 2020 is now available on our website.

Meredith College

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There are a lot of misperceptions about what it’s like to attend a single-gender institution such as Meredith College. Many college-bound women will rule out the possibility of attending a women’s college from the outset and miss out on the proven opportunity to grow and develop as strong leaders and intellectuals. That’s not an overstatement. It’s a fact that the… Read more »