Joyce Ivy Foundation’s Summer Scholars Program

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WhoaresummerSmart young women from the Midwest.

2017 Scholarship Application now available.

Spend the summer at

Barnard | Brown | Cornell | Emory | Harvard | Johns Hopkins
MIT | Smith | Yale | Stanford | Wash U
The Joyce Ivy Foundation Summer Scholars Program provides scholarships for talented, high-achieving young women from the Midwest to participate in academic summer programs at some of the country’s top colleges.
Scholarships are awarded based on merit and financial need.

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1. Check out the program overview2. Start your application

Visit http://www.joyceivyfoundation.org/summer-scholars.html for more information & to apply.

Stony Brook University Application Deadline Reminder

Stony Brook University’s priority application deadline is January 15, 2017. It accepts both the State University of New York (SUNY) Application and The Common Application All supporting documents (transcripts, SAT/ACT scores, and letters of recommendation) are due February 1, 2017. All applicants will be able to check the status of their applications by logging into their SOLAR System accounts. Any items needed by the Admissions Committee will appear on an applicant’s To Do List, located on the left of their SOLAR System homepage.

Ithaca College Park Scholar Program

To be considered for the Ithaca College Park Scholar Program award, you must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen (federal guidelines), and apply to Ithaca College for an undergraduate major within the Roy H. Park School of Communications.  Transfer students are not eligible for the award.

Please review and complete all of the steps below to be considered for a Park Scholar award.

1.  Submit the Common Application online for Ithaca College no later than January 2, 2017.

2. Complete the Park Scholar Award application in myIthaca by January 15, 2017, including:

  • Personal History
  • Two Essays
  • At least three contacts for personal award recommendations

(Please note: Application may not be viewable until you apply to Ithaca College in one of the designated Park School majors).

Questions? Please email: parkscholars@ithaca.edu.

2017 Cabela’s Women In Leadership Scholarship

Through the generous support of Cabela’s Incorporated and World’s Foremost Bank, the Huge Foundation awards scholarships to the top female applicants graduating from a Nebraska high school. As with the other Huge awards, recipients have access to special mentoring and internship opportunities, coordinated by the Cabela’s Women in Leadership Council.

Cabela’s Incorporated, headquartered in Sidney, Nebraska, is a leading specialty retailer, and the world’s largest direct marketer of hunting, fishing, camping, and related outdoor merchandise.

$10,000 Scholarship

$2,500/year for four years

Scholarship funds may be used for books, tuition, travel to and from college, tutors, or other education-related expenses.

Learn more about the Huge-Cabela’s Scholarship and download it by visiting http://www.thehugefoundation.org/scholarships/.

Deadline: February 6, 2017

Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska Foundation Scholarship

The Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska Foundation has scholarships available for High School, College and Non-Traditional students.  Annual scholarship applications are available at http://www.iian.org/Information/Pages/News/Scholarships/default.aspx
The Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska Foundation currently has the following scholarships available for high school students throughout Nebraska.  The scholarships are:
1.  Memorial scholarships (same application)
  • Linder Memorial Scholarship: eligibility-students residing throughout Nebraska
  • Jacupke Memorial Scholarship: eligibility -students residing in Adams County
  • IIA of Omaha Scholarship: eligibility – students residing Douglas/Sarpy County

2.  IIA of Lincoln Scholarship:  eligibility – students attending a Lancaster/Adjacent County High School

For more information, please contact the IIAN Foundation office for more information:  402-476-2951 or office@biginebraska.org

Lighthouse Guild Scholarships

The Lighthouse Guild scholarships help legally blind young adults make a successful transition to college, support their post-graduate education, and facilitate career development. For more information and to access scholarship, please visit http://www.lighthouseguild.org/programs-services/scholarships/

Each year, the Lighthouse Guild scholarship program helps outstanding and deserving legally blind high school students from across the country attend college with scholarships of up to $10,000. Scholarships are based on strong academic accomplishments and merit, and provide additional financial support to help students make a successful transition from high school to a college or university of their choice. Candidates are not required to demonstrate financial need.

An additional scholarship of up to $10,000 is awarded to one or more students applying to, or currently attending, graduate school.

Past Scholarship Recipients

Application Deadline

The application period for 2017 is open. The deadline is March 31, 2017.

Application Requirements

  1. Provide proof of legal blindness. Verification should be in the form of a statement from a state rehabilitation agency, an ophthalmologist or an optometrist.
  2. Provide proof of U.S. citizenship. A passport, birth certificate, naturalization papers or proof of legal residency.
  3. Send documentation of academic achievement. Copies of school transcripts and copies of SAT and/or ACT results.
  4. Include three letters of recommendation. Two letters should attest to your academic skills. Each letter must include the name, address and telephone number of the person writing the reference.
  5. Write two personal statements of 500 words or less. One describing your educational and personal goals, and *another on the influence of an outstanding teacher on your education (*only for the College Bound Scholarship)

Note: Applicant’s chosen college must be accredited by a body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. All college admissions policies must be non-denominational and open to applicants of all religions, faiths and beliefs.

Available Lighthouse Guild Scholarships for 2017

  • The College Bound Scholarship: Up to 20 scholarships for high school seniors who will be college freshman in the upcoming school year. This is a onetime only scholarship.
  • The Graduate School Scholarship: one or more scholarships for a student who is pursuing a Master’s, PhD or any other post-Baccalaureate degree (MD, JD, MBA, etc.).

Paul High Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility

This scholarship is open to anyone who is planning to enroll or is currently enrolled in an automotive
technology program at an accredited trade school, community college, college or university.  First
consideration will be given toward an applicant who may have ties to an organized car club that is a member
of the ENWICC. Consideration may also be given to an individual who is pursuing the second year of the
program and has already been awarded a scholarship for the first year.

All High School Graduates are eligible.

Non-discrimination due to race, color, or sex.

Distribution of Forms

All High Schools from the area in which a Car Council Club resides are to receive application forms.
Any interested individual can request the form from the Scholarship Committee of ENWICC.

Application Form

For a copy of the Eastern Nebraska/Western Iowa Car Council Scholarship application form click here.

Submission of Application

Applications are to be postmarked no later than April 15th, 2016.

Applications should be mailed to:
ENWICC Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 106
Blair, NE  68008

The ENWICC Scholarship Committee will review and select the winners.

Notification of winners will be made no later than May 15th, 2016.

1. Number to be awarded. Up to four (4) @ at $300 Each.
2. Amount may be doubled if there is an individual who is interested in attending the
Auto Restoration Program at the McPherson College in McPherson, Kansas.
Click here or go to http://enwicc.com/ENWICC_Scholarship.html to visit website & complete scholarship.

Payment of Scholarship

The ENWICC Treasurer will pay the school when proof of enrollment is provided to the ENWICC
Scholarship Committee or to the individual upon receipt of their passing grades.

Sanford Health Network Chairman’s Challenge Scholarship

Chairmans Challenge Scholarship

Take the challenge: Submit your plan for the health care scenarios below.

  • High School Students: Develop a plan to attract more students into health careers in rural settings.
  • Undergraduate, Vocational or Graduate Students: Develop a plan that advances rural health care and allows rural communities to maintain or expand services in the face of changes to the health care industry.

Earn a scholarship:

One submission will be selected in each of three categories.

High School students: $2,500 one-time scholarship for higher education program

Undergraduate or Vocational Students: $3,500 one-time scholarship for undergraduate program

Graduate Students: $4,000 one-time scholarship for graduate program

Put your plans in action:

  • The top submissions in all three categories are invited to Sanford to participate in a ten week experience to help implement your solution

The Sanford Health Network Chairman’s Challenge can be submitted by an individual or group work. In the event that a group is selected, the scholarship will be divided evenly among the members of the team.

Apply for the Chairman’s Challenge at http://www.sanfordhealth.org/promo/chairmans-challenge-scholarship

All scholarship submissions must include a completed application form and attach a plan that can be implemented based on the individual challenge. Format of your plan is up to you.

Application Form

Email submissions to: chairmanschallenge@sanfordhealth.org

Nebraska Actuaries Club & Nebraska Insurance Federation Scholarships

Apply online at http://n-a-c.org/ for up to  $4,000 scholarships being offered by the Nebraska Actuaries Club & Nebraska Insurance Federation Scholarships. Two $4,000 scholarships will be awarded to students attending any of the three University of Nebraska campuses and one $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to students attending any college/university in the state of Nebraska.

Eligibility requirements include the following:

  • Major in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or Economics with an interest in pursuing an actuarial career
  • Demonstrate mathematical ability
  • Graduate from any US high school
  • Deadline: March 31, 2017

For more information about actuarial careers and to apply for these scholarships, please visit http://n-a-c.org/.