UNL’ s I’m First Symposium

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln I’m First Symposium– LSW Freshmen, Sophomores and Junior students who will be the first in their families to attend college are invited to a special event on March 30, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at UNL. The I’m First Symposium will provide students information to help them attend college. To register by March 26th, please visit: go.unl.edu/first
Students who attend will be considered for a $2000 Emerging Leadership Scholarship upon successful enrollment at the University of Nebraska after high school graduation.
For more information contact Kelly Lucis at kellylucis@experience.unl.edu or 402-472-6848.

Kids’ Chance of Nebraska Scholarship

The opportunity to apply for the Kids’ Chance of Nebraska Scholarship is available to students who have at least one custodial parent, step-parent, or legal guardian who has at least one custodial, step-parent, or legal guardian who has been killed or sustained injuries that have had a significant adverse effect on family income in a work-related accident that has been documented and accepted as compensable or found to be compensable by the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court. For more information and to download the application, please click here.

Deadline: April 15, 2016

Scholarship Guidance Applications

ScholarshipGuidance.com announces that the 6 scholarships listed below are all accepting applications in March.

1. Frame My Future Scholarship – $1,000 – 5 Awards (Deadline: March 8, 2016)

Student Eligibility:

Attending a U.S. college or university full-time for the 2016-2017 academic year (including community college, undergraduate, or graduate school)
A legal U.S. resident
Applications can be found by going to:
http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_frame_my_future_scholarship_8971.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201603&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

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2. March Scholarship Points Award – $10,000 – 10 Awards (Deadline: March 21, 2016)

Student Eligibility:

Must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2016 at the latest.
Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a program that is at least two years in length.
Applications can be found by going to:
http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_scholarship_points_award_8937.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201603&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

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3. You Deserve It Scholarship – $1,000 – 1 Award (Deadline: March 29, 2016)

Student Eligibility:

You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories
You must be 16 years of age or older
You must either be enrolled now, or will be enrolled iin a qualified high school, college or university within the United States.

Applications can be found by going to:
http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_you_deserve_it_scholarship_8959.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201603&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

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4. Voice for Animals Scholarship – $650 – 11 Awards (Deadline: April 30, 2016)

Student Eligibility:

Participants must currently be attending middle or high school, or be home-schooled and under 19 years of age on the date the deadline. No exceptions!
Applications can be found by going to:
http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_voice_for_animals_scholarship_8972.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201603&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

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5. DutchCrafters Heritage Scholarship – $500 – 3 Awards (Deadline: May 1, 2016)

Student Eligibility:

Enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student at an accredited 4-year undergraduate institution located in the United States of America. Be a U.S. citizen or maintain legal residency within the United States.
Applications can be found by going to:
http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_dutchcrafters_heritage_scholarship_8973.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201603&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

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6. Brower Youth Award – $3,000 – 6 Awards (Deadline: May 16, 2016)

Student Eligibility:

The Barron Prize welcomes applications from public-spirited young people who are, on our April 15 deadline:
Between the ages of 8 and 18 (not yet age 19)
Permanent residents of and currently residing in the U.S.A

Applications can be found by going to:
http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_brower_youth_award_8974.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201603&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

8 Ways to Prep for College Apps During Spring Break

According to the Princeton Review, spring break is a great time for current  juniors to begin prepping for a standout college application so they can avoid stress later. The article’s 8 suggestions are highlighted below and the entire article is available at http://www.princetonreview.com/college-advice/spring-break-college-applications?utm_content=buffercd35f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer:

  • Start drafting your college list
  • Take a college road trip
  • Explore possible options for  career goals and college majors
  • Review the 2016-17 Common Essay Prompts
  • Prep for the ACT and/or SAT
  • Look into financial aid options
  • Research scholarships and register with scholarship searches
  • Make summer plans