Gettysburg College will be offering several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend academic camps over the summer months. Subjects include psychology, history, creative writing, or information technology. Information about the academic camps is listed below:
- 3D Object Modeling and Printing Camp – Students will study 3D object modeling and printing starting with the basics of a 3D printer. After learning the fundamentals, they will practice designing objects.
- Build a Bot and Code It Too – Students will gain hands-on experiences in coding, wiring electronics, and building robots through the open source software and hardware. This camp is an introduction into the world of coding robotics and electronics.
- Camp Psych – Students will get hands-on experiences that introduce them to research in psychology during this fun, challenging, and engaging introduction to the field.
- Civil War Era Studies Camp – Students will get to enjoy historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania while studying the American Civil War History through lectures, field trips, and unique learning experiences. They will explore the circumstances leading to the war, investigate significant battles during the war, and explore the condition of the United States after the war.
- Young Writers’ Workshop – Students gain an in-depth introduction to all four genres of creative writing: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for stage and screen.
- Civil War Institute Summer Conference – Scholarship – The High School Student Scholarship component of Gettysburg College’s annual Civil War Institute summer conference provides high school students an opportunity to explore the history of the Civil War era on the site of the war’s most decisive battle.
Northeast Community College now offers ALL required coursework for individuals hoping to obtain the provisional licensure as a drug/alcohol counselor (PLADC).
The PLADC coursework is built into seven courses. These classes can be taken entirely online and completed within 12 months, if desired. The coursework can also apply to the Associate of Arts Degree concentration in Human Services. Please click here for more details.
For students looking for a satisfying and stable occupation, this option offers the opportunity to become work eligible in approximately one to two years. A practicum is also required, but could reasonably be completed simultaneously with the coursework.
If you have additional questions, please contact:
Jon Barnes, LMHP, CPC
Human Services Instructor
Students who are planning on attending Iowa Western in 2020-2021, please complete the scholarship application that goes live on January 1st.
Deadlines for the 2020-2021 academic year:
Presidential Scholarship (Applicants must be freshmen, enrolling directly from high school, and have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or higher. In addition to the application, each applicant must submit two original reference letters supporting the scholarship qualifications)
- March 15th by midnight CST
- April 22nd by midnight CST for full-year awards (fall/spring)
- November 15th by midnight CST for spring-only awards
The online application can be found here.
Nebraska residents, those attending school in Nebraska, or those interested in a career in poultry-based in Nebraska are encouraged to apply for the 2020-2021 Nebraska Poultry Education Scholarship.
A total of four $1,000 scholarships may be awarded for the 2020-2021 academic year. The four scholarships are awarded based on college credit hours completed (0-26 Freshman, 27-52 Sophomore, 53-88 Junior, 89 or more Senior). Read and follow the instructions carefully prior to submitting your application. All winners will be notified no later than February 1, 2020.
If awarded, the scholarship will be awarded directly to the educational institution. Applicants and winners are encouraged to apply each year and can be awarded the scholarship multiple times but not totaling more than $1,000 per academic year. Winners are required to attend the Nebraska Poultry Industries Annual Banquet to be presented the scholarship on February 19, 2020, in Columbus, NE. Non-traditional students are encouraged to apply.
Application Deadline – January 1, 2020
Scholarship Application Link