Category Archives: Financial Aid

2019-20 Diversity Leadership Symposia Series at UNL

Nebraska’s Diversity Leadership Symposia are special events for high school students designed to celebrate and promote leadership in diverse communities. Students who have registered and attend will be considered for the $2,000 Emerging Leaders scholarship per year ($8,000 total). Interested students are invited to visit https://admissions.unl.edu/events/on-campus/diversity-leadership-symposia/ to learn more and register for one of the Leadership Symposiums listed below: Nebraska Fall… Read more »

EducationQuest’s September College Planning Bulletin

Seniors and juniors will want to read the info found in the September issue of EducationQuest’s College Planning Bulletin, which can be found at one of the links shown below: https://www.educationquest.org/pdfs/CPB/CPBulletinSept19.doc (Word document) https://www.educationquest.org/pdfs/CPB/CPBulletinSept19.pdf  (PDF document) The September bulletin covers the following topics: Seniors…3 must-do tasks for this fall! Get FREE help from EducationQuest Meet with college reps at College Fairs,… Read more »

Golden Door Scholarship

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Golden Door is a nonprofit scholarship organization which provides large college scholarships to high performing students with DACA. This year, Golden Door will award the scholarship to up to 50 students across the country attending college in Fall 2020 who are interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree. In addition to funding, Golden Door provides 1:1 mentorship, professional development opportunities, and… Read more »

Senior Family Meeting | Financial Aid Night

Seniors and their families are encouraged to attend the Senior Family Meeting/Financial Aid Night to be held on Wednesday, August 21st in the Auditorium. It will begin promptly at 6:30 pm. There will be information to assist students and families staying on track during the senior year. In addition, R.J. Vega, EducationQuest College Planning & Financial Aid Specialist will be… Read more »

Learn to Dream Scholarship

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Seniors who will be attending Southeast Community College will want to check their eligibility status for the 2019-20 Learn to Dream Scholarship. There are copies available outside of Mr. Ernst’s office. For more information, please visit with Mr. Ernst, who is the LSW Counseling Center Coordinator for the Learn to Dream Scholarship.  

Denton Dollars for Scholars

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The Denton Dollars for Scholars application is open and is due by April 1. The application may be accessed through the Denton Dollars for Scholars Facebook page, or by searching scholarshipamerica.org or dollarsforscholars.org. In either of the latter sites, find your local affiliate by entering your zip code. Any student who works, volunteers, attends church, or participates in the Denton… Read more »

Midwest Student Exchange Program

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The Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP), previously only available for select academic programs, is now applicable to all majors of study at K-State for eligible students entering K-State in fall 2019. The MSEP will reduce tuition by as much as $10,500 per year and will be equal to 150 percent of the in-state tuition rate. Additionally, all students who qualify… Read more »

DAR Scholarships

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DAR Scholarships provide the means to help students receive a higher education. In 2019-2019, $273,000 was awarded. Scholarships are now available in the areas of history, political science, government, economics, business, nursing, occupational/physical therapy, medical, law, English, science, math, chemistry, music, horticulture, elementary and secondary teaching. All 26-scholarship applications are submitted electronically via e-mail to the National Vice Chairman in… Read more »

Rotary Youth Leadership Award

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Rotary District 5650 is currently seeking and accepting nominations for Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA). RYLA camp (April 5-7, 2019), an intensive 3-day training program for High School Sophomores and Juniors that helps participants think critically about important issues and share ideas with talented peers, learn how to coordinate and lead community service projects, discuss the importance of good governance… Read more »