The College of Education and Human Sciences at UNL is sponsoring a summer Chinese Language, Culture and Technology Academy from July 10-24, 2016.  The Academy is open to current high school students who are interested in language learning, who will have completed 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade as of May, 2016, and who have no or very little knowledge of the Chinese language. To learn more about this program and access application, visit https://sites.google.com/site/startalkchineseacademy2016/

All expenses are covered by the program (housing, meals, iPad access, supplies).

The deadline for applications is April 15th, and the program will accept 20 student-participants.

For more information, please contact:

Janine Theiler

Director of World Language Education

Nebraska Department of Education

402-782-2273 or 402-441-8377


Lincoln Electrical JATC Program

The Lincoln Electrical JATC (Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee) has 3 programs — Inside program, Installer Technician Program, and Construction Wireman/Construction Electrician Program — available for an applicant to choose from. All of the programs require applicants to be at least 17 years of age to apply and 18 be able to work. For more information and to access applications visit www.lincolnelectricaljatc.org or go the Lincoln Electrical Training Center at 6200 S. 14th .

Duke University’s Summer Biology Program

Duke University’s Biology Department is offering more classes than ever this summer!  For summer 2016, you can earn credit at Duke while learning about such hot topics in Biology as:
(1) Humans and the Environment;
(2) Truths and Lies about Genetically Modified Organisms;
(3) Love and Hate Between Humans and Micro-Organisms;
(4) The 3-D Genome and Human Disease;
(5) Microbes and the World Around Us.

Visit Duke Daytime Courses (http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students/summer-college-for-high-school-students) to learn about all Duke credit-bearing courses offered through Summer College for High School students.

Lincoln East Rotary Scholarship

The Lincoln East Rotary Scholarship is available to senior in Lancaster County who demonstrate financial need and high academic achievement. The scholarship is valued at $1,750 and must be used at a Nebraska college during 2016-17. For more information, please click  here or visit ScholarshipQuest.

For more information, please contact:

Lillie Larsen, Lincoln East Rotary Scholarship Chair at 402-488-7038

WSC Cooperating School Scholarship

Students planning on attending Wayne State College beginning in Fall2015 may apply for the WSC 2016 Cooperating School Scholarship. The scholarship covers one-half of on-campus tuition per term; up to a maximum of 128 credit hours over four years. This scholarship will be awarded to LPS seniors from applications received at all six public high schools. To access scholarship, please visit ScholarshipQuest or click here.

Deadline: March 24, 2016

Asian Community & Cultural Center Scholarship

The Asian Community and Cultural Center will be offering 10 $500 scholarships to Asian or Asian-American students will graduate from Lincoln high school students. Students with non-Asiatic roots maybe eligible if they have substantially contributed to the Asian Center through volunteer work or participated in its youth programs.

For more information, please contact Sheila Vinton at sheila@lincolnasiancenter.org or 402-477-3446. Visit ScholarshipQuest or click here to download the scholarship application.

Deadline: May 1, 2016