Lincoln Gold Scholarship

A scholarship is being offered to senior students through Lincoln G.O.L.D., a new leadership development and community engagement program for high school junior and senior girls. Lincoln G.O.L.D was formed by people who are passionate about preparing young women for success and making college more attainable for students with leadership aspirations and civic sensibilities.

An independent committee  will accept, review and award these scholarships. The committee is made up of retired principalss, teachers and community leaders. No one from the Lincoln G.O.L.D. board will see the applications or have any influence in the selection process.

For more information, visit or contact Katie Walters at 42-217-1012.

The deadline for electronic submission is April 1, 2016.

UNL’s College of Architecture Summer High School Workshops

UNL’s College of Architecture offers two summer high school workshops: the Career Explorations in Architecture, Interior Design and Landscape Architecture camp AND the Discover Landscape Architecture camp. These camps offer a unique experience to investigate issues surrounding design, learn more about the design professions and what it’s like to be a college student.

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To apply, go to

Applications Deadline:
All application material must be received by the College of Architecture office on or before April 4, 2016.
If you have questions, please contact Leslie Gonzalez at or 402-472-4065.

Sewanee Environmental Institute’s Pre-College Field Studies Experience

Students can pursue environmental studies while exploring the Domain of the University of the South—13,000 acres of forests, lakes, caves, and rock outcrops—at the Sewanee Environmental Institute’s Pre-College Field Studies Experience (“SEI” for short) from June 26 to July 9, 2016.

SEI is designed for your students who are:

  • Passionate about the outdoors
  • Interested in advancing their knowledge and skills in the study of the environment
  • Rising high school juniors and seniors with a history of academic excellence

Learn complete details about the program.

If you have further questions, especially if you would like to discuss financial aid, please contact Laura Buckner, Coordinator of Pre-Collegiate Programs,  at or 931.598.3189.


UNO Housing Showcase

The UNO Housing Showcase will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2016.  A campus-wide UNO Housing Showcase will take place Saturday, February 22. Future Mavericks along with anyone else interested in getting a glimpse into college life are encouraged to attend. Just stop in the Scott Conference Center (on the Pacific Campus) from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to tour any of UNO’s five residence halls.  The last tour departing to Dodge Campus leaves at 2:45 p.m.

You can tour any or all of our five residence halls. It will give students and parents the opportunity to see any or all of UNO’s five residence halls.  In addition to the Housing Showcase, students and parents are also able to visit other open houses at Mammel Hall and the Peter Kiewit Institute.

Students are encouraged to attend and check out what UNO has to offer.  If you have any questions, please contact Chris Liewert at or directly at (402) 554-3520.

Pink Bandana Scholarship Application

The Pink Bandana scholarship is available to students who have battled breast cancer, or watched a parent or sibling fight breast cancer. The scholarship is awarded yearly, payable in $1,000 increments for a 4-year college or in $2,000 increments for a 2-year college (not to exceed a total of $4,000), and students must maintain full-time enrollment. The Pink Bandana Scholarship may be dowloaded by clicking here or visiting or  ScholarshipQuest.

Deadline: April 2, 2016

Adelyn Rea Memorial Scholarship

A new $500 scholarship is available for Nebraska high school seniors that have persevered while living with a congenital heart defect.

The Adelyn Rea Memorial Scholarship will be given in honor of Adelyn Josephine Rea, who was born on October 22, 2014 and at five days old underwent open heart surgery to correct her congenital heart defects. Adelyn passed away due to complications on November 11, 2014. In her honor, Love Adelyn was created to help share her story and to help others (Visit for more details).

This scholarship will be awarded to someone who has not only excelled academically but who has also made a positive contribution in his/her community.

Please pass this scholarship opportunity along to your eligible students. The postmark deadline is March 31. Please see the application at for a full list of criteria and guidelines. The Adelyn Rea Memorial Scholarship is also listed in ScholarshipQuest.