Monthly Archives: October 2016

University of Dayton Merit Scholarship

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Up to 5 graduating seniors can be named the Leadership in Service Scholarship recipients from LSW. This scholarship is worth $10,000 ($2,500 per year for four years). The students selected will also be eligible to receive a University of Dayton merit scholarship, which can be worth up to $76,000 over four years. If interested, please have your counselor  submit the… Read more »

Seton Hall’s Sustainable Development Challenge

Seton Hall’s Sustainable Development Challenge is designed to engage high school students in thinking about the needs of society and the planet. We encourage students to be an agent of change and embrace the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals of fighting inequality and injustice and tackling climate change by 2030. Ten finalists will be selected in late March to present… Read more »

Meredith College’s Financial Aid & Scholarships

Some students and their families may rule out private schools such as Meredith College, located in Raleigh, NC, because they believe the cost to be prohibitive. But its financial assistance staff works to offer generous aid packages based on each individual’s financial need and academic merit. · Academic Merit Scholarships range from $17,000-$21,000. Your student’s application for admission is also her application… Read more »

2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

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2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards are open to students in grades 5-12 who have participated in a volunteer activity within the past year. Honors are granted at the local, state and national level. The top honorees from each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia receive a cash prize and an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. for… Read more »

Ultimate Student’s Starter Kit to the ACT

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The Ultimate Student’s Starter Kit to the ACT located at https://www.albert.io/blog/ultimate-student-starter-kit-to-the-act, is a free eBook contains over 100 pages of expert information and study strategies to help students increase their scores. Students will learn the structure and format of the test, and pinpoint the scores they’ll need to get into their schools of choice. This eBook includes 1400 ACT practice questions complete with… Read more »

Upcoming KU Deadlines and Reminders

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KU Scholarship Deadline: Nov. 1 Students who apply by Nov. 1 are automatically considered for thousands of dollars in scholarships. A full list of scholarships can be found here.   Crimson & Blue Days (New Name!) Previously known as Senior Days, Crimson & Blue Days are now open to students of all ages and remain a full-day overview of KU… Read more »

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

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Registration for the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing is currently open and submissions may be entered using the following process: Create an account at artandwriting.org/registration Upload your work Sign the submissionform Pay submission fee or obtain a fee waiver Mail your submission form For information about the 2017 Scholastic Awards, visit artandwriting.org.

Hy-Vee Scholarship

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2017 high school seniors, who are HyVee employees, are encouraged to apply for a scholarship. Guidelines and an application form are available at www.hy-vee.com. If you have additional questions, please contact Elizabeth Wilke at ewilke@hy-vee.com or 515-267-7767. Deadline: February 20, 2017 Additional scholarships may be available at www.nebgrocery.com.

Susan Thompson Buffett Scholarship Workshop

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Seniors interested in applying for the Susan Thompson Buffett Scholarship are invited to attend the STB Scholarship Workshop on Thursday, November 3rd in the B118 Forum from 3:15 to 4:00 pm.  The Susan T. Buffett Foundation has offered scholarships to Nebraska students for more than 50 years. Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to first-time, entering freshmen who are residents… Read more »