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 »

Diversity Matters camp @ UN-L

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Diversity Matters is an education-focused summer camp occurring on UN-L’s campus from June 10-15 of this year. The camp’s purpose is to support high school sophomores and juniors of color, as well as those from other marginalized communities, who are interested in possible careers in education by giving them hands-on experience working with young students, connecting them with like-minded peers, and through providing them… 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!

Free job-getting help from a local non-profit

Next Tuesday, April 17, from 5:30-6:45pm at the Nonprofit Hub, Lead Up** will host a forum called “Apply Yourself”. It will feature three panelists from YMCA, HyVee and Gallup. This forum will focus on finding and successfully securing a first job or summer employment with an emphasis on helping students learn that first jobs are more than just a way to make some money, but rather… Read more »

GoPo Hours Through Bright Lights (for juniors)

A week of work will get you all you need to complete your 20-hour Government & Politics service learning hours. Per the Bright Lights website: Summer is a great time to complete volunteer hours for GOPO, service hours for the parochial schools, or other service project hours. To meet the required 20 hours for GOPO or service hours, assistants must attend the… Read more »