Seniors looking for GoPo hours? Whether a senior in need of GoPo hours or high school students looking for an opportunity to volunteer, please click here to view a list of current volunteer opportunities. For more information, please contact Julie Smith (Volunteer Partners) at 402-435-2100.
At Summer College Academy, students from around the world ages 16–19 will participate in an innovative approach to university-level coursework. Exceptional high school students will have the opportunity to take one of six intensive undergraduate-level courses, 3–4 weeks of which will be in Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies’ signature online synchronous seminar environment, followed by 3 weeks of coursework in residence on Stanford’s campus–all while earning Stanford University Continuing Studies credit. For more information, please visit summercollegeacademy.stanford.edu
The US Marine Corps Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy (SLCDA) is a one-week course aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, VA for America’s top high school students during July 20-26, 2014. There is no obligation for participants to join the Marine Corps. Eligible applicants must: 1) Completed sophomore year of high school; 2) Participated in athletic, leadership, and service-oriented activities; and 3) Possess strong moral and ethical standards. For more info and to access an application packet, go to http://www.mcrc.marines.mil/unithome/slcda.aspx or email SLCDA@Marines.USMC.MIL.
For more information or to apply as a camper or volunteer, please contact Kim Davis at 402.488.8989 or kdavis@mourninghope. To learn more, visit www.mourninghope.org or click here to view the Camp Erin Lincoln Brochure additional information or to download an application form. Registration is now open and campers will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Volunteer applications are now being accepted for individuals 18 or older.
Mourning Hope Grief Center is now accepting applications for Camp Erin, a free, weekend overnight camp for students between the ages of 6 and 17, who have experienced the death of someone close to them. The camp will held September 26-28, 2014 at Camp Kitaki in Louisville, NE.
Students who will be attending UNL this fall and are interested in being a Husker Vision Student Intern during the 2014-15 school year are invited to attend an informational meeting on either Tuesday, April 15th at 4 pm or Wednesday, April 16th at 4 pm in West Memorial Stadium. For more information and to request an application, contact Amanda Holzwarth at 402-472-8923 email@example.com. Applications are due April 16th.
Click here to learn about the Pound Essay Scholarships that are available to current LPS seniors who attended Pound Middle School for 3 years. Applicants will write an essay that answers the following question, “How has an event or person at Pound Middle School prepared you for high school and advanced education, by making a difference in your life?” The essay must be a minimum of 300 words, DS, 12 point font (Times, Courier, Calibri, etc.), and saved as a PDF file. Deadline: April 30th, 2013.
Students and families are reminded that the Lincoln Area Spring College Fair will be held on Sunday, April 13th from 1 to 3 at Lincoln’s SCC Campus (8800 “O” St). Download a bar code and view more info at EducationQuest.org.
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UNK’s Nebraska Gamma Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon is offering the Balanced Man Scholarship. Applications are available at ScholarshipQuest. Applicants must be male and attending UNK in the Fall 2014 semester. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded. Deadline: May 31, 2014.
Visit www.youngarts.org to learn more about the Young Arts Awards. Deadline: October 17, 2014.
The Asian Community and Cultural Center is offering four $500 scholarships to Asian and Asian American students graduating from high school this year. Click here to download scholarship. For more information, please call 402-477-3446 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is May 2nd, 2014.