Bellevue University’s Dream Scholarship

The DREAM Scholarship – criteria

Required:

  • U.S. Citizens or Legal Permanent Residents
  • Residents of the Nebraska county of Cass, Dodge, Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy, Saunders, or Washington or Iowa county of Harrison, Mills, or Pottawattamie
  • Pursuing his/her first undergraduate degree
  • Overall cumulative GPA of at least 2.5/4.0 scale
  • Financial need as determined through the completion of a FAFSA
  • Students must be enrolled or plan to enroll at full-time status

Preference:

  • Preference to qualified applicants who are employed, involved in campus, community or extracurricular activities, first generation or transfer students, single parents, members of an ethnic minority, and/or have at least 50 credit hours earned

For more information, please contact:

Quinn Hejlik | High School Outreach/Admissions | Enrollment Management
Bellevue University, 1000 Galvin Road South, Bellevue, Nebraska 68005-3058 | highschool.bellevue.edu
Office phone: 402.557.5063 | Work cell: 402.669.9369 | quinn.hejlik@bellevue.edu

Camp Kesem

Camp Kesem is a national non-profit with chapters on over 70 college campuses, seeking to provide support for children who have or had a parent with cancer. One of the biggest ways it helps these kids and their families is by providing a free week of summer camp to the kids, allowing them to be surrounded by other individuals who have been in a similar situation but also giving them the chance to let loose and have fun for a week. Camp Kesem UNL is in our 4th year as a chapter and will be opening up camp to 80 children age 6-16 for during June 5-10th.
Camp Kesem is also currently looking for Counselors in Training (CITs), campers ages 17-18, to be a part of our program. The CIT programming, along with regular camp programming, provides leadership developments.
Applications for all aged campers (6-18) are open and available at https://campscui.active.com/orgs/CampKesem .

More information about CKUNL can be found at www.campkesem.org/nebraska or on the Facebook page, Camp Kesem at University of Nebraska.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact:

Jazmin “Glow” Turner and Jessica “Skipper” Bartak
Chapter Directors

402.405.3483 cell

402.760.1704 cell
unl@campkesem.org
www.campkesem.org/nebraska

Varsity Tutors Scholarship Contest

Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here:
http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

Nebraska Methodist College Pharmacy Technician

Nebraska Methodist College is offering a summer opportunity for students who have an interest in healthcare, especially pharmacy.  Our Pharmacy Technician for Future Healthcare Professionals is a summer certificate program for 18 year old (and soon to be 18 year old) students interested in pharmacy.  This program will prepare students for the work of the pharmacy technician and the pharmacy technician certification exam.

This is an exciting opportunity, which includes classroom and externship learning experiences. Click here to view attached the Pharmacy Technician  Degree Guide flier at your convenience. Nebraska Methodist College is currently accepting applications.

http://www.methodistcollege.edu/allied-health/certificates/pharmacy-technician

Stanford’s Pre-Collegiate Studys

Stanford Summer Arts Institute NEW PROGRAM – Students in grades 9 – 11 engage in courses that stand at the intersection of the arts and science showing that the arts are at the heart of what we do and want to be. Our courses take a multilayered, interdisciplinary approach to understanding our relationship to music, visual design, and performance. Students can choose among six courses ranging from Music Perception to Architecture, Drawing, and Design. Admission is rolling until full.

Stanford Summer College Academy – Students ages 16-19 take courses that have three weeks in a live, real-time online class and three weeks on the beautiful Stanford campus. Students can chose among 21 courses in a variety of subjects and earn Stanford Continuing Studies credit. This hybrid program is ideal for students wanting college credit yet don’t have a full eight weeks to be on campus. Extended application deadline is April 1, 2016.

Summer Humanities Institute – Students currently in grades 10 and 11 explore the big questions at the heart of the humanities in seminars led by distinguished Stanford professors. Students spend the first two weeks intensively studying and researching a topic in history, literature, or philosophy, attending daily lectures by the faculty members, and participating in group discussions and activities in the afternoon. During their third week, students work closely with their professors, graduate students, and writing mentors to produce original research projects. Admission is rolling until full.

Summer Institutes – Students currently in grades 8 – 11 engage in intensive study, single-subject courses with instructors and peers who share their talents, passions, and interests. Coursework is tightly integrated with the social experience in academically themed houses. Refer to our course listing for information regarding which courses are full, waitlist only, or still open to new applications. Extended application deadline is March 30, 2016.

University-Level Online Math and Physics Courses – For students who have surpassed their high school’s math and physics curriculum, University-Level Online Math & Physics courses are offered throughout the year and are largely self-paced, giving students the opportunity to take a broad array of math and physics courses. Expert instructors are available for optional office hours to meet with students online and offer assistance as they progress through the course material. All courses carry Stanford University Continuing Studies credit, and students earn a Stanford Continuing Studies transcript. Application deadline for Summer 2016 is May 31, 2016.

Stanford Online High School – Academically-talented students, in grades 7 -12, engage in a worldwide learning community. Through vibrant, real-time, online seminars, the rigorous curriculum challenges students to reason analytically, think creatively, and argue critically. Stanford OHS offers a number of enrollment options including taking solely a single course. Stanford OHS is a WASC accredited school and course credit is transferable to other WASC accredited schools. Application deadline is March 18, 2016.

To learn more about all of Stanford’s Pre-Collegiate Programs, visit: spcs.stanford.edu/college-counselor

Meredith College

Meredith College, is committed to providing a strong education to bright, promising women. And we have been for 125 years.

Innovative StrongPoints® program. Through StrongPoints, each student identifies her unique strengths – and then develops a comprehensive plan for using those strengths to make the most of her potential in college and beyond.

Ideal location. Meredith’s 225-acre campus, which includes a lake and amphitheater, is located in Raleigh, NC and near one of the country’s premier research and development hubs – which results in strong opportunities for internships and experiential learning. In fact, Raleigh is ranked #1 by Forbes as the best place for business and careers.

Impressive rankings. Meredith is consistently ranked among the Top 10 colleges in the South by U.S. News & World Report. We’re also among the top 20% of colleges in the country as ranked by Forbes. And according to The Princeton Review, we’re one of the “Best Colleges in the Southeast.” 

Commitment to personal attention. Many colleges say they offer a personal education. Meredith delivers on that promise. Its classes are small. In fact, the average class size is 17 which allows Meredith students to build meaningful relationships with faculty and staff.

Learn how Meredith College is the strongest choice for your students here — http://www.meredith.edu/about_meredith/what_makes_us_strong/

Coe College’s Kohawk Kickoff Week

Coe College’s Kohawk Kickoff Week
April 18-22Students will be able to…
• Tour our campus and residence halls
• Learn about internship, research and off-campus study opportunities
• Eat lunch with current students
• Attend a class and talk with a professor in their academic area of interest
• Meet their admission counselor

Students can register online or by calling 877.CALL.COE.

Questions can be directed to admission counselor, Jay Caughren, at 505.730.8558 or jcaughren@coe.edu.