Monthly Archives: December 2015

Air Force Academy

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Find an Admissions Advisor by Region If you have questions or want more information about the Air Force Academy, please contact your area’s admissions advisor, as well as the Admissions Liaison Officer (ALO) who lives in your community for your school. You can find those contacts here. Click here for all the application steps and a link to a smart phone… Read more »

FAFSA Preparation

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Click here to review the following steps required to prepare for the FAFSA: Apply for FSA ID at https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm Contact college(s) applied to & ask for their FAFSA Priority filing date Complete 2015 taxes early Gather student & parent materials (i.e. tax forms, W-2 forms, banking info, etc.) Complete FAFSA at fafsa.gov before coellge’s priority date Expect SAR (Student Aid Report)… Read more »

Financial Aid Webinars

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Seniors and their parents can learn about financial aid and the FAFSA from the comfort of your home by participating in one of the free EducationQuest Financial Aid Program Webinars. Monday, January 11 – 7:00 pm (CT) Webinar link: http://eqf.org/1LYxtnE Wednesday, January 13 – 7:00 pm (CT) Webinar link: http://eqf.org/1LYyjRj To join a webinar, click on the link under your… Read more »

ScholarshipGuidance.com

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Below are 5 scholarships found at ScholarshipGuidance.com valued at more than 518,000 that are currently accepting applications. 1. Knight Essay Scholarship – $5,000 – 3 Awards (Deadline: December 31, 2015) Student Eligibility: This scholarship is open to all students who are United States citizens or legal resident aliens. Contestants shall be in the freshman, sophomore, junior or senior grade of… Read more »

2016 Spirit of Youth Award

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For the last four years to the Nebraska Coalition for Juvenile Justice, in partnership with the Nebraska Juvenile Justice Association, has recognized a dynamic young adult with juvenile justice experience who has overcome obstacles to find personal success and give back to their community via the Spirit of Youth Award.  They are excited to announce that nomination are currently being… Read more »

Brown University Pre-College Programs

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The application period for Summer 2016 Brown University Pre-College Programs is now open. This summer, talented students may choose Brown University Pre-College Programs to prepare for college success. It’s a chance to challenge themselves with Ivy League academics and meet exceptional students from around the world. More than 300 Academic Courses Sessions 1 to 7 Weeks in Length Global Programs Online… Read more »

Iowa Private College Week

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For information about Iowa Private College week and to register for this event, visit http://www.iowaprivatecollegeweek.org/iowa-private-college-week/index.aspx. During the first week in August, Iowa’s 25 private colleges and universities invites students and your parents to explore their campuses, visit with professors, meet coaches, chat with current students, and learn all about academic and social opportunities.

Scholarship Reminders

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Seniors are reminded to visit ScholarshipQuest for updated local, regional & Nebraska-based scholarships. In addition, there are several national scholarship searches listed at ScholarshipQuest and the LSW Counseling Center’s website. New scholarships include: Full Sail University’s Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship $1,000 scholarship http://www.fashion-schools.org/aspiring-fashion-professional-scholarship-program Deadline: June 1, 2016 Full Sail University’s Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship $1,000 scholarship http://www.animationcareerreview.com/animationcareerreviewcom-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-program Deadline: June 1, 2016… Read more »