Elks #80 Scholarships

Click here to view the Elks’ kick-off letter which summarizes all scholarship opportunities offered by our lodge, the Nebraska Elks Association, and the Elks National Foundation. Elks #80 Lodge alone will award over 40 scholarships to deserving high school seniors.  Please note that the Lodge offers two renewable $1,000 scholarships to aspiring elementary and secondary teachers. The deadline for all Lodge 80 applications is 1/31/19. All scholarships, instructions, and applications are available at elks80.org.

Profile in Courage Essay Contest

The JFK Library Foundation’s Profile in Courage Essay Contest is now accepting submissions. The top twenty-five students receive recognition and the winning prize is $10,000. The deadline for submissions is January 17, 2020. Students are encouraged to start writing their essays early! The more time students have to brainstorm ideas and put pen to paper, the stronger their essays will be. Don’t wait until the January 17 deadline to start writing. Every year, the Profile in Courage Essay Contest continues to honor individual leaders who served with integrity and demonstrated political courage. For more info, click here.

Omaha College Fair

The Omaha Area College Fair is Sunday, September 29 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at University of Nebraska at Omaha Sapp Fieldhouse. This is an opportunity for seniors to wrap up their college selection process – and for juniors to get started. Before attending, students should register for a barcode at NebraskaCollegeFairs.org, print the barcode or download it to their smartphone, and take it to the fair so college reps can scan it. Click here for more details. There will be some representatives at the Omaha event who not be at the Lincoln Area College Fair on September 22nd.

Clarkson College Campus Visits

Clarkson College offers campus visits at 9 a.m. or 1 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays and at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We offer a 9 a.m. visit every Friday. Each visit includes time with the Admissions office, a campus tour and select times offer hands-on learning experience from your program of interest. Campus visits are tailored to you and offer an opportunity to explore your program, discover your interests and ask questions. Students can now schedule a visit to Clarkson College online, anytime. The system is fully mobile-optimized and lets students choose between a group visit or a custom individual visit. The individual visit can include meeting with our students, financial aid, have a hands-on lab experience or up to 4 other choices.

Claremont McKenna College

Claremont McKenna College is committed to removing financial obstacles to ensure all students learn to lead and succeed through their CMC experience. Through The Student Imperative, CMS has raised over$200 million  to meet all financial needs and increase opportunities through special opportunity funding which includes first year internship stipends of $5,000 or more for all students on need-based financial aid.

Along with small classes taught by inspired faculty, CMC students engage in advanced research and hands-on learning. Students have resources comparable to those of graduate students in a large research university or top professional school, including:

  • 15 centers, institutes, and labs covering issues ranging from political economy, human rights, financial economics, local and state government, environmental policy, and international relations, leadership, data science, entrepreneurship, and the role of the imagination;
  • Global and domestic internships and research experiences, with generous financial support;
  • Interest-based scholar communities with personally-focused advising and mentorship;
  • Drop-in labs for writing and quantitative research support;
  • The Athenaeum, which brings notable guests to campus 4 evenings a week to lecture and engage with students over dinner;
  • The CARE Center, which teaches students to learn through and across differences; and
  • Our four-time world champion Model United Nations team.


Wichita State University’s Doris & Ralph Klose Scholars Day

The Wichita State University College of Applied Studies announces the Doris and Ralph Klose Scholars Day for high school seniors who declare a major in math or science teacher education at Wichita State University. Winners of the scholarship will be offered a financial aid package that may include various scholarships. The Klose Scholarship, up to $20,000, covers the average cost of tuition books and fees during their junior and senior year.

Doris and Ralph Klose Scholars Day:

  • Math or Science Education Majors
  • Friday, November 22nd, 2019 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. |
  • Corbin Education Center
  • Application Deadline: November 1st, 2019
  • WSU Admissions Application HERE
  • Scholarship Application HERE


  • Be a current high school senior
  • Have a minimum high school GPA of 3.50 or
  • Have a minimum ACT composite score of 24 or a 1160 on the SAT or
  • Be in the top 10% of your class
  • Declare a major in a math or science teacher education program
  • Get admitted to WSU!



Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters Webcast

Notre Dame will host a webcast featuring the College of Arts and Letters for students and families. Faculty and students will provide an overview of the college and its offerings, followed by Q&A. Click here to submit your question(s) before the broadcast.

Webcast Info:
Thursday, September 12, 2019
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. ET
Mark your calendar and check your email on the day of the event for a direct login link


University of Georgia

University of Georgia’s admissions application has officially launched! Students can apply online through the myCoalition application or through our application. Visit applynow.uga.edu for more information.

Important dates and deadlines are available online by clicking here, but a quick review is below.

  • September 1:  Application Opens
  • October 15: Early Action Deadline
  • November 1: Foundation Fellowship Deadline
  • January 1: Regular Decision Deadline


UNK Health Fair

Interested high school students (most beneficial for Juniors and Seniors) are invited to attend the UNK Health Career Fair on Wednesday, October 2nd.  Students may come with a parent or chaperone.  There is no fee for the fair.  All attendees check-in between 8:15 AM – 8:50 AM in the UNK Fine Arts Building.  View more information and details here.  You can also visit our Health Science Career Fair web page.
If you have additional questions, please contact Sarah Jones, Assistant Director of UNK’s Health Sciences at Jonessj2@unk.edu or 308-865-8260.

Leigh University: College of Health

Leigh University will be offering a College of Health Program starting in Fall 2020. Population health science seeks to advance our understanding of the multiple determinants of health, from cell to society, and how they interact to produce the health outcomes that we observe. This new program will offer students the opportunity to engage in traditional classroom programs, research, experiential learning and student-faculty interdisciplinary collaboration in such areas as data analytics, health communications, community health, ethics and more.

The College of Health will offer the following for fall 2020:

  • B.S. in Population Health
  • Certificate in Population Health
  • Certificate in Global Population

Leigh University will be just the second undergraduate college of population health in the nation, placing it in a unique position to develop students to meet the fast-growing employment needs in the health care sector. Employers such as the National Institutes of Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield, the American Cancer Society, RTI International, Google Health and Booze Allen Hamilton are seeking graduates with an understanding of population health to work in fields including epidemiology, medicine, data science, biostatistics, global health, health economics, health policy, community health, health promotion, and health technology and innovation. For more info, visit Leigh’s website.