Norwich University’s Take the Lead Scholarship

Norwich University wants to reward those students who are on top of all things college with a special $2,000 Take the Lead Scholarship

Here’s how it works:

  1. Complete the online application to Norwich. (Submit application and send in supplemental items [i.e. high school transcript, test scores.])
  2. Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and include Norwich University as one of your choices (00369200).

That’s it! Complete these easy steps by December 15, 2017, and your students will earn an additional $2,000 for the next four years. That’s equivalent to $8,000 towards their college education!

Fall Special Events – Campus Visit
The campus visit is a vital part of the college search process. Students are encouraged to take advantage of some of the visit opportunities happening this fall.

Want to see campus now? Click here  to view the Virtual Tour.

For more information, please contact Norwich University’s Admissions Office at 802-485-2001.


University of Minnesota’s Deadlines

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 is the deadline for the following freshmen applications at the University of Minnesota.

  • Freshman application first deadline. Full consideration for admission, University Honors Program, and scholarships is given to students who apply by November 1. (Note: All supporting materials must be received in our office by November 15th.) Students will receive an admission decision by January 31, 2018.
    • Note: Minnesota does not offer early action or early decision. The deadline for admitted students to confirm their enrollment is May 1.
    • Scores from the ACT and SAT exams offered in October 2017 will reach the University of Minnesota in time for the November 1st deadline if students provided the U of M school code when they registered.
  • Freshman Nursing Guarantee Program – Supplemental Application
    • The Freshman Nursing Guarantee Program is now the primary path to enrollment in the University’s School of Nursing. Students selected for the program begin their studies in the College of Liberal Arts, and are then guaranteed transfer admission to the School of Nursing to complete their sophomore through senior years.
    • To be considered for the Freshman Nursing Guarantee Program, students must submit the supplemental application for admission by November 1, 2017. (Note: All supporting materials must be received in our office by November 15th.)
    • Information on the Freshman Nursing Guarantee Program can be accessed by visiting You may also download the supplemental application here.


KU’s Application Process

KU’s admissions office encourage students to submit a complete admission application by the Nov. 1 priority deadline. The KU application process is quick and straightforward — no need to submit résumés or references. And if students submit a complete application by Nov. 1, KU automatically considers them for scholarships. The scholarships and qualifications are online at

UNK Reminders

The University of Nebraska-Kearney has the following reminders for students regarding UNK’s upcoming November 15th scholarship deadlines:
  • Omaha World-Herald/Kearney Hub Scholarship is the most prestigious scholarship paying full-tuition, books, room, board, and university fees for four-years.  Students must apply to the UNK Honors Program online at by November 15th to be considered, and should have a 30 ACT and at least a 3.85 GPA.
  • Kearney Law Opportunities Program (KLOP) — is a partnership between UNK and the University of Nebraska College of Law, designed to recruit students from rural areas and train them to become lawyers that will return and practice law in their communities.  More information, including how to apply, can be found at

SD Mines College Admissions Process

Below are the suggested steps for completing the SD Mines college admissions process:

  • Students should schedule a campus visit to see where they will be studying, eating, sleeping and enjoying campus life.  We offer personalized visits throughout the week as well as group visits and then we have select dates for our Go To Mines Open Houses.
  • Students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Students should apply for freshman scholarships (deadline is January 15th).

If you have any questions throughout the year, so please email or call Ashli Maddox, SD Mines Admissions Counselor at or 605.394.1608  |  877.877.6044.