Seniors interested in attending the University of South Florida are reminded visit their website to check on upcoming college admission deadlines, resources for the application process and much more. Deadlines to keep in mind include the following:
- October 1 * The FAFSA opens
- November 1 * USF’s priority admission completion deadline
- January 1 * USF’s priority deadline for financial aid consideration
- January 15 * Application completion deadline for students to be considered for admission scholarships
- March 1 * USF’s final application deadline
On Friday, September 20, 2019, Cavett Elementary School is holding a “ Cavett Fun Night” for its students and families from 5-800pm. Fun Night is an annual carnival-like event with games and food for families to enjoy. They are seeking volunteers to help run games and food stations at the Cavett Fun Night. Cavett Fun Night provides the opportunity to earn community service hours for GoPo.
Fun Night requires a tremendous number of volunteers. Volunteers will sign up for 1-hour shifts but are more than welcome to volunteer the entire time. They will be assigned to a booth and will run that activity and award prizes as elementary students rotate through the event. For more info, click on the link below:
The Nebraska application for admission is now open for Fall 2020 prospective students. Nebraska has already begun offering merit-based scholarships for 2020-2021. The 2020-2021 FAFSA becomes available October 1, 2019.
- Students are encouraged to complete it by April 1, 2020 for priority consideration.
- The application deadline for merit-based scholarships is February 1.
- We will accept test scores from the February 2020 test date.
- Some individual scholarship programs may have earlier deadlines.
Applicants must submit their scholarship statement by February 1 for additional consideration for leadership, service and/or diversity enhancement scholarships.
A series of videos about preparing for college that students, families and educators have found to be helpful resources. Check out the videos below about Filing the FAFSA and Applying for Scholarships.
If you’re interested in applying for the $200,000 US Navy ROTC Scholarship, please click here for more information. Application deadline is December 31st, 2019.
Seniors and their families who were unable to attend the Senior Family Meeting, may view the presentations below. If you have questions, please contact the presenter for each session.
The Kansas State University Polytechnic Chapter of Women in Aviation International (WAI) will be hosting its fourth annual Girls in Aviation Day – a FREE program for girls ages 8 to 18, designed to introduce them to the possibilities available with a career in aviation – on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the Stevens Flight Center (#4 on the campus map).
The day’s activities will take place from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Light breakfast and lunch will be served. All guests will receive a drawstring sports pack, WIA Aviation Fun Patch, Whirlygig, a copy of Girls in Aviation magazine and a limited-edition t-shirt. The first 100 girls to register will receive an additional surprise. If you attended this event last year, you’re encouraged to wear your Girls in Aviation Day t-shirt!
Attendees will have the opportunity to talk to women in various fields of aviation and aerospace, including pilots, engineers, air traffic controllers, airport managers, and more. Exciting hands-on activities, such as flight simulators and much more.
Please note: All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of their stay at the Stevens Flight Center.
For more info and to register, click here. For any additional questions, please contact our Assistant Director of Admissions, Kris Grinter by phone at 785-826-2676.
Nebraska’s Diversity Leadership Symposia are special events for high school students designed to celebrate and promote leadership in diverse communities. Students who have registered and attend will be considered for the $2,000 Emerging Leaders scholarship per year ($8,000 total). Interested students are invited to visit https://admissions.unl.edu/events/on-campus/diversity-leadership-symposia/ to learn more and register for one of the Leadership Symposiums listed below:
- Nebraska Fall Latinx Leadership Symposium * Wednesday, October 30th (seniors only)
- Nebraska Fall Black Leadership Symposium * Wednesday, November 6th (seniors only)
- Nebraska Native Leadership Symposium * Tuesday, November 2th
- Nebraska Asian Leadership Symposium * Tuesday, November 9th
- Nebraska Spring Black Leadership Symposium * Wednesday, April 5th (9th – 11th grade students)
- Nebraska Spring Latinx Leadership Symposium * Wednesday, April 22nd (9th – 11th grade students)
Cost is $5 and includes lunch and T-shirt. For F/R Lunch students, the cost is waived. If you have questions, please contact Sarah Simon, special events assistant director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402-472-6848.
BU has a new, expanded financial assistance program, affordableBU, that will meet 100% full need of any admitted first-year student. Students’ financial need will be determined based on the FAFSA and CSS Profile™. Once a family’s expected contribution as been determined, it will be subtracted from the full cost of attendance. The difference—calculated need—will be made up by financial aid.
Click here to view important deadlines, including when financial assistance applications are due, for the coming year.
Juniors and Seniors: Attend a College Fair this fall to meet with college representatives. Admission is free. Before you attend, visit NebraskaCollegeFairs.org to register for a barcode. Print the barcode, or download it to your smartphone, and take it to the fair so that college reps can scan it.
2019 Fall College Fairs
- Lincoln Area College Fair, Sunday, September 22, 1:00-3:00 p.m. – Southeast Community College, 8800 O Street, Lincoln
- Omaha Area College Fair, Sunday, September 29, 1:00-4:00 p.m. – University of Nebraska at Omaha, Sapp Fieldhouse, 6001 Dodge Street, Omaha