Monthly Archives: January 2016

Opportunity Knocks: I’m First Program

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Opportunity Knocks features programs and opportunities for first-generation college students on our College Partner campuses. This edition focuses on : Advising, Support, & Mentoring Programs Visit to join our community and discover your college opportunity! University of  San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA Center for Academic and Student Achievement The Center for Academic and Student Achievement (CASA) is your home for compassionate academic and… Read more »

KU Jayhawk Alerts

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Admitted Senior Jayhawk Days Admitted Senior Jayhawk Days are designed to give students all the information they need to choose KU. Any student who has been admitted to KU is welcome to attend. This campus experience helps the student learn more about KU and includes a free lunch! We’ll even customize the visit with academic appointments upon request. Visit days fill… Read more »

State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship

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The State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship doesn’t require a high GPA, but rather focuses on students who are leaders and volunteers in their communities and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a 2016 graduating high school senior. High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA between a 2.5 and 3.2 on a 4.0 scale. Plan to… Read more »

Junior Achievement Scholarship

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The Junior Achievement Scholarship provides multiple awards ranging from $500 to $1,000. Eligibility requirements include any senior who has a completed a JA class in their Business Econ class in high school, but they do not have to be currently enrolled in the class at the time of submitting the  Junior Achievement Scholarship application by clicking here or visiting ScholarshipQuest. Deadline:… Read more »

Kiwanis Club of Lincoln Scholarships

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The Kiwanis Club of Lincoln is offering awards of $600.00 each. Applicants must be graduating seniors of Lancaster County High Schools accepted at any community college or four- year college or university in Nebraska. (Exceptions exist for the Gwen and Al Farmer Nursing Scholarship offer for a non-traditional student and the Hidden Valley Golf Scholarship specific to the UN-L PGA… Read more »

NMC Sponsorship Program

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NMC, in partnership with the Diesel Technology Program at Central Community College in Hastings, Nebraska, offers a two-year sponsorship coupled with an apprenticeship program at NMC Cat locations in Nebraska. Apply for the NMC Sponsorship Program by clicking on the following link: Upon submitting your application, NMC will contact you to confirm all of the below application requirements have… Read more »

LIBA Free Enterprise Scholarship

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LIBA (Lincoln Independent Business Association) is offering a total of 12 $1,000 LIBA Free Enterprise Scholarships to high school seniors. Please click here or visit ScholarshipQuest to view requirements and download application. Eight of the 12 scholarships will be awarded annually to a high school senior & four of the 12 scholrships will be awarded annual to dependents of of all… Read more »

Davis Chambers Scholarship

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The Davis Chambers Scholarship recognizes academically promising students from diverse backgrounds who often find that the financial requirements of postsecondary education are a major obstacle. Qualified applicants should be graduates of a Nebraska High School and a resident of Nebraska. The amount can equal the full cost of attendance. The typical award is between $2,000 and $4,000 a year. Each… Read more »