Fashion-Schools.Org Scholarships are offering the following three scholarships:
1.  The first scholarship is “Aspiring Fashion Professional” Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page and click on it.

2.  The 2nd Scholarship is the “Aspiring Animation Professional” Scholarship Program. This is the 5th year we are awarding this scholarship for We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship.  This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. We ask that you have interested students visit our website, to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it.

3.  The 3rd scholarship was started late last year and is being offered again this year.  “Aspiring Business Professional” Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link and find the scholarship located at the right side of the page and click on it.

The deadline for these scholarships is June 1, 2017.

KU Updates

Program Deadlines on Dec. 1
The deadline for three KU programs is coming up on December 1.
  • LEAD Program: The Legal Education Accelerated Degree program allows students to earn a BA and a JD in six years instead of the usual seven.
  • SELF Fellowship: The Madison and Lila Self Engineering Leadership Fellows Program combines a scholarship and valuable training in business and entrepreneurship.
  • MSP Program: KU’s Multicultural Scholars Program provides scholarships and academic guidance.
Admitted Senior Days Now Open
These visits are free and open to any admitted high school senior and their guests. Students will hear from an admissions rep, take a campus walking tour, enjoy lunch on us at Mrs. E’s and have the option to tour residence halls or meet with academic departments. Online registration is required.
KU offers multiple visit options to best fit where students are in the college search process. Details on all our visits can be found online at

Hawk Food Mart

Term 2’s Hawk Food Mart will be held Tuesday, December 13th in the A118 Forum between 2:15 and 3:30 pm. A variety of grocery items will be provided by the Food Bank of Lincoln. Gently used clothing will also be available. The Hawk Food Mart is open to students, staff, and their families. There are no costs or income restrictions for participating in this event.

Please click here  or read below to view additional resources and information available to eligible students and families in Lincoln and surrounding areas.

LSW Holiday Boutique

Eat, Shop, and Be Merry when you attend the annual LSW Boosters’ Holiday Boutique on Thursday, Decemberholiday-shopping 15th from 4:00 to 8:00 pm in the Commons Area. This year, FCCLA will offer soups and holiday treats at the concession stand. The LSW Art Club along with several other vendors will have a variety of hand-crafted and retail products available for sale. From 4:00 to 7:00 pm, Dr. Simpson-Kirkland and Ms. Jean-Baptiste will provide musical prelude before the LSW Jazz Band performs their winter concert for shoppers in the Commons Area. The concert begins at 7:00 pm.

Vendors donate at least 25% of their sales to the Adopt-A-Hawk Program, which assists LSW students and families during the holiday season as well as throughout the year. Last year, the LSW Holiday Boutique raised $400 for the Adopt-A-Hawk Program. Vendors for the 2016 Holiday Boutique include:

Bookish                                 FCCLA                                   Inspired Jewel

It Works Products               izaBowa Boutique               JaiKs Designs

Knitting Novelties               Living Art                              LSW Art Club

Norwex                                 Origami Owl Jewelry          re*storied DESIGNS

Snows Crafts                       Upcycle                                 Young Living Essential Oils


A variety of handcrafted and retail items will be available for shoppers to buy as gifts or for themselves.  Products will include:

Baby & Children’s Clothing    *    Bicycle Bag   *    Boot Cuffs   *   Coasters   *   Door Décor   *   Essential Oils   *   Gift Items   *   Hair Accessories   *   Hand-Knit Winter Wear   *   Healthy Lifestyle Products   *   Holiday Décor   *   Home Décor   *   Jewelry   *   Ornaments   *   Original Artwork   * Paper Crafts   *   Shawls   *   Succulent Plants   *   Wood Décor   *   Women’s Accessories   *   Women’s Clothing   *   Wreaths   *   Beauty Products   *   Organic Bath Items & Beauty Items

We hope you will be able to join us for this event and make the holidays brighter for others while also doing your holiday shopping! You are invited to share the LSW Holiday Boutique flier,  please click here to download and print.  To view and/or share the 2016 LSW Holiday Boutique flier, please click here. To visit and/or share, the LSW Holiday Boutique Facebook page is located at

Duke Summer Session

Students are often curious where participants from our summer programs end up going to college.  Below is a great video made by our Summer College alumni who are now attending Duke and some good news about where past participants are currently attending college.

Curious about what Duke Summer College/Academy students are up to now?  Click on the link below to take a look at the video below to hear from a few of our past students who are living their dream by studying at Duke University:

Duke Summer College/Academy alumni: Where Are They Now?
Check out the notable colleges and universities Alumni are currently attending:
Duke University (24 currently enrolled), Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, Brown, University of Chicago, Northwestern, Dartmouth, University of California – Berkeley, Wellesley, Amherst, Swarthmore, Bowdoin, Middlebury, Vanderbilt, Notre Dame, John’s Hopkins, Cornell, Emory, Washington University, Carnegie Mellon, University of Virginia, and New York University.


AXA Achievement Scholarship

AXA Achievementsm Scholarship
$1.4 million awarded
Scholarships in the amount of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000
A winner in every state, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and in every local community where AXA has a presence
Apply by: December 15, 2016
Only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted. APPLY EARLY!
Every winner’s high school will also receive a grant of $1,000

New School Updates


As 2016 comes to a close, are you thinking about going to school in the New Year? Join us in December for one of our  admission events – one on campus and one online – to learn how you can complete your bachelor’s degree at The New School! We are still accepting applications for the spring semester – which begins on January 23. Or, apply for the summer or fall start.

These are information sessions for our Bachelor’s Program for Adults and Transfer Students – an undergraduate program that gives you the freedom, flexibility, and support to design a degree that builds on YOUR story.  At both sessions, we’ll be discussing the academics, the transfer process, and application requirements for the Adult Bachelor’s Program.

Bachelor’s Program for Adults and Transfer Students – Admission and Transfer Credit Workshop

If you’d like, bring your transcripts (unofficial or official) to the session and meet individually with an admission counselor after the group session to discuss transfer credit eligibility.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m
2 West 13th Street
Room M101
New York, NY 10011

Can’t join us on campus? Join us online!

Friday, December 16, 2016
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m

Hope to see you on campus or online!  Questions? email us at

American Legion Scholarships

The American Legion offers a number of scholarships and other resources to assist young people in their pursuit of higher education. Each year, the Legion facilitates the awarding of millions of dollars in scholarships to high school students. There are opportunities for everyone.

The American Legion, Department of Nebraska will award up to four (4) Jim Hurlbut Memorial Baseball Scholarship to American Legion Baseball players and also an annual scholarship for students planning to enroll in a Nebraska educational facility of higher learning with the Maynard Jensen American Legion Memorial Scholarship.

You may also visit our website for information at

Any further questions please call Adjutant David Salak at 402-464-6338 or email

5 Questions Students Must Ask While College and Career Planning

Students are easily overwhelmed by all the choices they need to make before graduating. Getting answers to the right questions will make the planning a little easier.

Download this brand-new, FREE eBook—5 Questions Students Must Ask While College and Career Planning—for college and career planning tips, strategies, and other advice. Student will learn:

  • Why participating in sports, arts, and other activities can help after high school
  • Why the school counselor is a great resource for college and career planning
  • How to “try out” potential careers while still in high school
  • What your student’s priorities should be during junior and senior years
  • How to find scholarships, grants, and other ways to pay for college

You may receive a copy of this eBook by clicking here.