Friday Grab Bag

Here, for your information gathering pleasure, is an eclectic assortment of news relevant to students from the LSW Counseling Center:


  • For Peter Kiewit Institute enrollees, they have extended the deadline for the scholarship opportunity listed below. Note that students must be accepted into their Architectural Engineering Program to be considered, but other criteria are not necessarily required (due to lack of eligible applicants otherwise). New deadline is MAY 18, 2018.

2018 Scholarship Application Revision

  • The John Winkler Memorial Scholarship (due JUNE 1, 2018) is a second scholarship for students in NE and IA interested in forensics (science).

IA NE IASIUEssay Contest IA IASIU Scholarship

Student Opportunities:

  • For Women of Color, Smith College– and all girls school in MA– hosts a competitive visit program that includes all expenses paid, including airfare(!). This won’t take place until October 2018, but interested students must apply by JUNE 15. Info below!

Smith Women of Distinction

  • World of Green is hiring for its lawn crew. See here for more info: download

(ACT) Test Prep:

If you haven’t checked into the ACT Academy, it is a new ACT resource that is free where students can take short quizzes, then get ideas of what to study. Students can also put in their PreACT or ACT scores and receive feedback based an where they are.