Iowa Western Scholarship Information

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If you are planning to attend Iowa Western in 2020-2021, their scholarship application is now open! You will need to apply and be accepted to Iowa Western before you can complete the application – you will need your 7-digit IWCC student ID number to create an account. Deadlines for the 2020-2021 academic year: Presidential Scholarship (Applicants must be freshmen, enrolling… Read more »

Smithfield Foods Scholarship

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Smithfield Foods began partnering with UNL in 2016 to support students with generous scholarships. In the first year, they identified 11 qualified students for $5,000 scholarships and the program has now grown to over 70 for scholarships that are now up to $7,500. Outside of Smithfield headquarters in Virginia, they have quickly become one of the most successful programs across… Read more »

The Dream.US Scholarship

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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… Read more »

2020 Attorney General’s Youth Conference

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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… Read more »

Distinguished Young Women Scholarship

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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… Read more »

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

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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 Deadline – June 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… Read more »

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… Read more »

Lincoln Home Builders Care Foundation’s Scholarships

The Lincoln Home Builders Care Foundation has the following scholarships available for high school seniors who will be attending a post-secondary school and majoring in a construction-related field (i.e. electrical, plumbing, construction management, architecture of other design field); Three $750 Home Builders Association of Lincoln/Remodelers Council Scholarships available to any senior One $1,000 president’s scholarship available to a senior who… Read more »

Duke University’s Summer Sessions

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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… Read more »

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… Read more »