Veterans’ Day 2016 Essay Contest

The Lancaster County GOP invites Lancaster County high school students in grades 10-12 to participate in the Veterans’ Day 2016 Essay Contest. For more information, please click here. The winner of the essay contest receives a $1,000 scholarship.

Completed essays may be submitted to:

  • Veterans’ Day 2016 Essay Contest
    • LCGOP * Postmarked by October 20, 2016
    • 1610 N St
    • Lincoln, NE 68508
  • Emailed to * Submitted by 5 pm on October 21, 2016

Penn State’s Schreyer Honors College Open House

The Schreyer Honors College at Penn State University will host its Fall Scholars Day Open House on Friday, September 16. This is an opportunity for prospective students and their families to learn more about the Schreyer Honors College and Penn State through Scholar student panels and presentations by deans and the Admissions staff. The event also includes information sessions with the University’s academic colleges. It is also an excellent introduction to life at Penn State as Scholar.

The Schreyer Honors College is a leading force in honors education nationwide. It provides numerous opportunities for academically prepared students to achieve excellence with a keen focus on leadership and civic engagement. Scholars graduate prepared for rewarding careers at some of the world’s leading businesses and organizations. They are also accepted into some of the best graduate schools and programs across the nation and around the globe.

Registration for this event is currently open; however, space is limited. To register, please visit For more info, please contact:

Schreyer Honors College Admissions

Hispanic/Latino Summit Leadership Scholarship

The Hispanic/Latino Summit will be awarding one $500 leadership scholarship applicable for tuition, student fees, or room and board at an accredited community college, college or university to a High School Senior.  The scholarship will be awarded to qualified students high school seniors who are nominated to the Gallery of Stars. For more info, please visit