The Dream.US Scholarship

The Dream.US Scholarship is open to all undocumented students who came to the United States before November 1st, 2014. Deadlines are coming up soon, so please be sure to follow the links below for more information.

  • The Opportunity Scholarship, an up to $80,000 scholarship, for students who live in targeted, locked-out states where they cannot get in-state tuition will be closing on January 30th, 2020.
  • The National Scholarship, an up to $33,000 scholarship, for first-time college students or community college graduates will be closing on February 27th, 2020.

For more information, visit https://thedream.us/scholarships/.

2020 Attorney General’s Youth Conference

Juniors who would like to be nominated for the 2020 Attorney General’s Youth Conference, which will be held at the Nebraska State Capitol on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 should contact their assigned counselor.  Nominated students should be interested in the process of government and law.  Selected students will be invited to participate in discussion and debate of current issues, hear from AGO Bureau Chiefs, and eat lunch at the Governor’s Residence.

Click here to view the flyer. To download the application, visit the https://ago.nebraska.gov/youth-link. Student applications are due by February 14, 2020. Selected students will be notified by March 16, 2020.

Students will need to be chaperoned by a parent/educator for purposes of transportation to and from Lincoln. Due to limited space, chaperones will be unable to attend sessions and are responsible for their own lunch.

Thank you for your time and involvement in the nomination process. We look forward to engaging Nebraska students in state government. If you have any questions, please contact me at (402) 471-9651 or jennifer.brehm@nebraska.go

Distinguished Young Women Scholarship

The deadline for Lincoln-metro area students to apply for the Distinguished Young Women scholarship is coming up on January 26.  As a reminder this scholarship is specifically for current high school JUNIOR female students (2021 Graduates) and does target students with a performing arts background.

Click here to view the student handout with the requirements, dates and contact information.  Additionally, at the following link – http://distinguishedyw.org/scholarships/college-granted-scholarships/ students can find a complete list of all the tuition scholarship offerings, as some of these scholarships are available simply for applying if the student meets the academic requirements listed.

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with their scholarship program for the 13th year.

They will be awarding $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.

Scholarship DeadlineJune 12, 2020.

Application Process
Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of their web site, which includes complete details about the scholarship: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php

EducationQuest’s February College Planning Bulletin

Below is info for seniors from the EducationQuest’s February College Bulletin:

Seniors…make sure you complete the FAFSA process

Getting financial aid for college involves more than completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Complete each step of the process so that you don’t miss out on money for college.

  • If you haven’t already, complete your 2020-21 FAFSA at FAFSA.gov using 2018 income tax data.
  • Expect a Student Aid Report (SAR) via an email link.
  • You might receive a verification notice from the college(s) you listed on your FAFSA.
  • Watch for financial aid award notifications.

Watch your email and student portal carefully for important details about admission and financial aid.

To read the entire bulletin, click here.

Duke University’s Summer Sessions

Students interested in experiencing an exclusive Duke-based STEM program can take part in behind-the-scenes tours of Duke’s premier research labs, learn from Duke faculty, and do their own hands-on labs! Apply to Duke University Summer Session’s Accelerated STEM Academy today!

Learn how to solve pressing issues using strategies from experts across disciplines by applying to Duke’s Solving Global Challenges. Develop the tools needed to become a true change-maker!

Discover more about these programs and others on Duke’s website. Apply early as classes fill quickly!

Joyce Ivy Foundation Summer Scholars Program

The 2020 application for the Summer Scholars Program is available online. The deadline this year is March 1, 2020. The Joyce Ivy Foundation Summer Scholars Program provides scholarships for talented, high-achieving young women from the Midwest to participate in academic summer programs at some of the country’s top colleges:

  • Barnard
  • Brown
  • Cornell
  • Emory
  • Harvard
  • Johns Hopkins
  • MIT
  • Smith
  • Stanford
  • Wash U
  • Yale

Scholarships are awarded based on merit and financial need. For more information, please visit this link. Click here to apply.

AES Engineering Scholarship

Purpose of Scholarship

AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.

Scholarship Criteria

Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.

Scholarships are intended for future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.

You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

How to Apply

Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:

When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?

Amount of award: $500.00
Deadline for entry: October 5, 2020

Submit essay to scholarships@aesengineers.com

There is no application packet for this award. Please do not include your resume at this time.

Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending this year and your plans for next year.

Boston University’s Academy of Media Production

Boston University is offering AMP (Academy of Media Production), a collegiate media experience for high school students this summer. This four-week workshop presents the opportunity to explore the many aspects of media production while developing the skills needed to be a successful storyteller.

AMP students learn the power of good writing and visual storytelling by creating videos, short films, webcasts, multi-camera productions, and more. This on-campus, live-in college program gives students the tools to pursue all facets of media production, while collaborating with like-minded students, making new friends, and having a life-changing summer experience in the heart of Boston.

To learn more about this program and/or to apply, click here.

2020-2021 Nebraska Poultry Education Scholarship

2020-2021 Nebraska Poultry Education Scholarship

Nebraska residents, those attending school in Nebraska, or those interested in a career in poultry-based in Nebraska are encouraged to apply for the 2020-2021 Nebraska Poultry Education Scholarship.

A total of four $1,000 scholarships may be awarded for the 2020-2021 academic year. The four scholarships are awarded based on college credit hours completed (0-26 Freshman, 27-52 Sophomore, 53-88 Junior, 89 or more Senior). Read and follow the instructions carefully prior to submitting your application. All winners will be notified no later than February 1, 2020.

If awarded, the scholarship will be awarded directly to the educational institution. Applicants and winners are encouraged to apply each year and can be awarded the scholarship multiple times but not totaling more than $1,000 per academic year. Winners are required to attend the Nebraska Poultry Industries Annual Banquet to be presented the scholarship on February 19, 2020, in Columbus, NE. Non-traditional students are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline – January 1, 2020