The Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute will be held July 8-12. Students will be building leadership skills and exploring opportunities related to agriculture on UNL’s East Campus. Apply at www.agr.ne.gov/nayi by April 15th.
Check out summerstudy.com to learn about earning college credit through summer study programs at Penn State, University of Colorado at Boulder, or Buenos Aires, or Paris. Partial scholarships are available.
Apply at nyu.edu/precollege to earn college credits through summer college classes at New York University. This program will be held July 8th – August 17th. Scholarship applications are due April 1st.
Explore the health care field, activities, and job shadowing. A total of 25 students will be accepted per camp. See Ms. Burk in the counseling center for applications. The camps will be held July 8-12 and July 22-26 with the cost $350 per camp and 10 scholarships will be available. The deadline is May 1st.
Digital Scout is launching a new intern program this Spring called TeamHSGC. This program is designed to introduce high school and college students to the world of sports media. The internship is associated with Time Warner Cable.
Digital Scout is the largest high school sports stat tracking company in the country. Our stat tracking apps are used in over 11,000 high schools across the US and over 900 colleges as well. Stats collected through our apps are posted live to our high school sports web portal, www.hsgamecenter.com.
Digital Scout is looking for TeamHSGC members that would like to get involved with their local high school teams by going to games and taking video, writing game recaps, statkeeping and even play-by-play broadcasting. Interns will be introduced to all facets of sports journalism, including web, television, radio, video, writing, social media and much more.
TeamHSGC already partners with local media organizations in many different cities across the US. These partnerships give students the chance to work with area professionals in the sports journalism industry while having their hard work featured on a nationally-viewed website.
For more info, please contact Shane Kline at email@example.com.
The Lincoln Area College Fair will be held on Sunday, April 14, 1-3 p.m. at the SCC Lincoln campus. As with the fall fairs, students should bring their barcode to the college fair so college representatives can scan their demographic information. Students who do not have a barcode should register for one at NebraskaCollegeFairs.org.
Students submitting the Wayne State Cooperating School Scholarship must return the completed app to their counselor by March 27th. Please note this new deadline!
Click here to view the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship, which is available to LPS high school seniors planning on enrolling in a 4-year institution of higher learning. Students must provide proof of enrollment in an institution of higher learning before the scholarship is awarded. The completed application must be postmarked by Monday, April 8th. For additional info, please contact Kee-Sha Adams-Parks at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Pink Bandana Breast Cancer Scholarship is available to Lancaster County seniors who have battled breast cancer or had a parent or sibling fight this disease. Completed scholarship apps need to be submitted by April 15th, 2013 to: Pink Bandana, POB 83282, Lincoln, NE 68501. For more info,visit www.bbcmvb.com.
For seniors, considering an alternative to beginning college immediately after high school, one option is the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC). The program, which is part of the Corporation for National and Community Service, offers a full-time, 10-month, team based service program full of unique experiences, benefits, and the opportunity to impact the lives of others. Below are some features highlighting the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps Program.
- A Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $5,550 to help pay for college
- Room, board, healthcare, clothing, and equipment
- A living allowance of about $4,000
- Valuable skills to enhance their resume — such as leadership and team building
- CPR, first aid, and disaster response training
- A robust alumni network to assist with school and job searches
- The opportunity to travel the country doing a variety of service projects
- The chance to focus on disaster response and recovery working with FEMA*, the American Red Cross and other local agencies
- The satisfaction of helping others
Applications are accepted year-round on a rolling basis; and members are selected based on intrinsic qualities like commitment, energy, and flexibility. For additional information, visit http://www.americorps.gov/.