Category Archives: Financial Aid

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 »

VFW Voice of Democracy Essay Contest

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Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ (VFW’s) premier scholarship program. Each year, nearly 40,000 high school students compete for more than $2 million in scholarships and incentives. Students compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic theme. This year’s theme is, Why My Vote Matters. Prizes and scholarships can be… Read more »

Goodrich Scholarship Program Application Period is OPEN!

Once again it is Goodrich scholarship application time! Last year there were 60 students accepted into the Goodrich Scholarship Program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). The Goodrich Scholarship Program application period opens October 1, 2018, and closes March 1, 2019 at 5:00PM (CST). Applicants can apply online at https://goodrich.fluidreview.com/. Unofficial high school transcripts and ACT/SAT scores are… Read more »

Announcing the Junior Rogue Program: An Esports Accelerator for Fortnite

 In partnership with esports organization Rogue, Find Your Grind is launching the Junior Rogue Program, a semester-long professional gaming accelerator program that gives young Fortnite players a direct path to pursuing their dreams. Those accepted will receive mentorship from Rogue’s professional Fortnite team, a $500 scholarship, access to industry experts from a wide variety of backgrounds, and resources unique to… Read more »

Junior Family Meeting Information

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Not able to make the Junior Family Meeting on August 28th? No worries – we have gathered all of that information for you right here. Below you will find the presentations from our group and breakout sessions for juniors and their families. You can also view the junior letter, which includes important information regarding testing during junior year, scholarship planning,… Read more »

Headed to IA for college? Here’s an easy-to-be-eligible scholarship opp!

The deadline for the Come to Iowa Senior Scholarship offered by Iowa Student Loan® is approaching (5/31). Five $1,000 scholarships for college attendance in Iowa will be awarded. To be eligible, students must be current high school seniors from Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wisconsin who attend an Iowa college in fall 2018. The scholarship has no requirements… Read more »

Friday Grab Bag

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Here, for your information gathering pleasure, is an eclectic assortment of news relevant to students from the LSW Counseling Center: Scholarships: For Peter Kiewit Institute enrollees, they have extended the deadline for the scholarship opportunity listed below. Note that students must be accepted into their Architectural Engineering Program to be considered, but other criteria are not necessarily required (due to… Read more »

Potential Scholarship for (Male) UNK Students

From the scholarship provider: My name is Ethan Ferguson and I am the current recruitment chair for Pi Kappa Alpha at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. We are offering two $250 scholarships to incoming, male freshmen who will be attending UNK for the 2018-2019 school year. To apply for the scholarship go to this link: https://unkpikes.com/new-page/  The scholarship does not… Read more »

$3,000 Scholarship through ZipRecruiter

From ZipRecruiter: ZipRecruiter is offering a $3000 scholarship and our deadline (June 30th) will be here before we know it! This is our scholarship link: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship We will reward the most creative one-page submission about a student’s past or current job and how that has affected their career aspirations. Great amount and nice, late deadline, so check it out!