Loup County Education Association

November 20th, 2014 by sarmbrus

January 5, 2015 – open to Loup County High School graduates, who are a sophomore or higher in college, majoring in a teaching field and has a 2.5 GPA or better in college.  Application at:Loup County Education Association Scholarship for Education Majors

Things of Interest

October 18th, 2013 by sarmbrus

New – September 17, 2014 -2014 MULTICULTURAL SCHOLARS AND LEADERS DAY – this is an event for high school seniors,  giving them information about scholarship application deadlines and what to expect from the college application process.  This day is intended for all college bound seniors who may or may not be considering UNK to further their education.  Students are to register by going to visit.unk.edu and finding MSLD on September 17th.  Registrations should be completed by September 10th.   Itinerary:  8:30 am Check-in and registration – Nebraska Student Union;  9:30 am Welcom and program opening; 10:00 am Break-out sessions;  12:00 noon Lunch and entertainment;  1:10 pm Campus tours;  2:30 pm Conclusion

October 15, 2014 – ROTARY YOUTH EXCHANGE –   are you interested in becoming an exchange student?  Preliminary Applications can be found at www.5630rye.org

Rotary Clubs are also looking for individuals hosting a student.  If interested contact Ronna Morse at ryechair@5630rye.org

NEBRASKA CORNHUSKER CHAPTER ASSOCIATED BUILDERS & CONTRACTORS, INC,(ABC),
Lincoln, Nebraska,  a non-profit organization, offers a cost effective and comprehensive apprenticeship and craft-training programs for those individuals who want to have a viable career in the construction trades.  For more information on their programs, please visit http://www.abcnebraska.org

SUMMER ART INSTITUTE, JUNE 7-12, 2015 –  for high school students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The daily schedule will include morning and afternoon art-making activities as well as evening visits to galleries and artist studios.  Daytime art making activities include photography, painting, digital video, 2D digital media, screen printing, ceramics and more.  Cost is $450 for room, board, artist materials, and all programming is included in the cost.Registration is completed via our SlideRoom portal.  Payment is due in full at the the time of registration.  Slideroom Portal  at https://unlart.slideroom.com/  or Program Webpage   www.go.unl.edu/artcamp

College Campus Visits and College School Visits

May 22nd, 2013 by sarmbrus

Northeast Community College

November 12, 2014 – Explore Northeast          November 19, 2014 –  Vet Tech Career Day                                March 9, 2015 – 9th Grade Career Day            March 25, 2015 – Explore Northeast                                          April 21, 2015 – Junior Day                                 April 29, 2015 – Performing Arts Career Day

 

Wayne State College – Fridays at Wayne State

October 31, 2014, November 7, 2014, November 21, 2014, January 30, 2015, February 20, 2015, March 27, 2015, or April 17, 2015

Just Juniors November 8, 2014 and March 21, 2015

2014-2015 Scholarships

May 14th, 2013 by sarmbrus

 

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ACT Test Dates for 2013–2014 Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required) February 8, 2014* January 10, 2014 January 11–24, 2014 April 12, 2014 March 7, 2014 March 8–21, 2014 June 14, 2014 May 9, 2014 May 10–23, 2014

SCHOLARSHIP SEARCHES

www.educationquest.com  , also provides free planning service, as well as FAFSA help

www.scholarshipmonkey.com

www.scholarship.com  iPhone or iPad:www.scholarships.

com/iphone   Android Device: www.scholarships.com/android

www.fastweb.com

www.wellsfargo.com/student/planning/scholarships/index  enroll to receive information on scholarships, financial aid, testing and college preparation.  Win one of twenty $1,000 tuition prizes

  Going to a Christian College?  check out www.ChristianConnector.com for over $150 Million  in Scholarships.  Provided by the participating Christian Colleges.

UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY WEST POINT  – if you are an outstanding Junior, start you application right away.  Those who are interested in USMA should begin by visiting:   www.apply.usma.edu

MIDWEST STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM – a tuition reduction program that makes attending out-of-state colleges and universities more affordable for non-resident students. More information at www.mhec.org

OCTOBER

October 3, 2014 – WENDY’S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN – a high school senior must have maintained a least a “B” grade point average, participated in one an officially sanctioned sport by the National Federation of State High School Associations and demonstrated involvement in his or her community. Apply at www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com

October 25, 2014 – AK-SAR-BEN SCHOLARSHIPS PROGRAM- Applicants mus demonstrate financial need, be involved in extra curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.  Enroll full-time  in college.  Application at www.horatioalger.org/scholarships

October 31, 2014 – THE COCA-COLA SCHOLARS PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP - is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities Applicants must be high school senior, US  Citizen, planning to pursue a degree at an accredited US post-secondary institution and must have a 3.0 GPA. More information at:      http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/#page

NOVEMBER

November 4, 2014 – PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD – Community service this includes young volunteers in grades 5-12. Find more information at http://spirit.prudential.com/media/managed/instructions_88882.pdf

November 11, 2014 – THE HAGAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION – scholarships for high achieving students from rural counties in need of financial assistance in order to attend a Four-year college.  Must have employment experience, mimimum 3.5 GPA, and a minimum of 23 on ACT. Application at www.hsfmo.org

November 15, 2014 -CHADRON STATE COLLEGE RHOP – (for medicine) Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP) is a cooperative between Chadron State College and University of Nebraska Medical Center to help recruit students from rural Nebraska who will return to practice in rural areas. Scholarships and acceptance to UNMC.  More information at www.csc.edu/sci/healthprofessions

November 15, 2014- WAYNE STATE COLLEGE RHOP -Only online applications.  RHOP areas include: Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Dental Hygiene, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Physicians Assistant & Radiography.  Additional information and application material may be obtained at www.wsc.edu/edu/rhop

November 15, 2014 - UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, KEARNEY HEALTH OPPORTUNITIES PROGRAM (KHOP) – KHOP is a cooperative between UNK and University of Nebraska Medical Center to help recruit students from rural Nebraska who will return to practice in rural areas. Scholarships and acceptance to UNMC. . More information at www.unk.edu/healthsciencescholarships

 November 15, 2015- OMAHA WORLD-HERAL/KEARNEY HUB SCHOLARSHIP – minimum ACT score of 27 or above, rank in the top 25% of high school class and complete the Honors Program application More information at: http://www.unk.edu/academics/honors/new_app.php

November 17, 2004 – FIRST FREEDOM STUDENT COMPETITION – /This is a essay and video contest for 9th -12th grade students to have an opportunity to compete for $2,500 awards as they examine the First Amendment, history and implementation of freedom of religion and conscience in American democracy and the world today.  Students must have registration online on or before November 17 and the postmark deadline for  essays or videos with the accompanying entry materials is Monday, November 24, 2014.    For registration and more information visit www.firstfreedom.org

 

DECEMBER

December 1, 2014 – GOVERNOR’S OPPORTUNITY AWARD – The Nebraska State College System Board of Trustees is currently offering half-tuition renewable scholarship to NE high school graduates who score a 21-24 on their ACT and Attend Chadron, Peru or Wayne State Colleges.  This is a competitive merit based scholarship.  Apply to one of the colleges and complete the incoming freshman scholarship applications by December 1 to be considered.

December 5, 2014 - ELKS MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP- high school senior, judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need.  Application at www.elks.org/enf/scholars

November 15, 2014 -CHADRON STATE COLLEGE- (for all areas of Health care except medicine) Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP) is a cooperative between Chadron State College and University of Nebraska Medical Center to help recruit students from rural Nebraska who will return to practice in rural areas. More information at www.csc.edu/sci/healthprofessions

December 15, 2014 – AXA ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM- student must be US citizen, current high school senior, planning to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the US for the 2015-2016 school year. Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities. Application at www.axa-achievement.com

December 16,2014 -THE SHOE FITS “BIRKENSTOCK ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP” –   The winner be chosen based upon creative quality, so the more original and engaging your article, the more likely you will attract the judges appreciation.   “Creative humor writing! It may be about general health issues, proper eating, foot health, ankle appreciation, or podiatry related. Make us laugh and you will make your mark. Write about the best shoes you have ever had or your grandmother’s beautiful toes. Just be interesting or educate us. ” The subject matter for the online written submission must be 400-1000 words.  Apply online at:http://birkenstocks.sandals4less.com/blog/birkenstock-scholarship/

December 18, 2014 – NFIB YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR AWARD - graduating high school seniors who operate their own small business are eligible to receive a 2014 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award  www.NFIB.com/YEA

 JANUARY

January 5, 2015 -PROFILE IN COURAGE ESSAY CONTEST – JOHN F. KENNEDY LIBRARY -open to high school,  find information at www.jfklibrary.org/

January 8, 2015 – 2015 GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM – a national program awards college scholarships to high school seniors who embody the characteristics of President Ronald Reagan at school, in the community , in the workplace and at home.  The scholarship is looking for students with: Leadership, Drive, integrity and Citizenship.  Apply online through www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships or http://facebook.com/GEReaganSchilarships

January 15, 2015 – BOARD OF TRUSTEES’ SCHOLARSHIP – attend one of the state colleges at Chadron State  www.csc.edu/scholarships, Peru State   www.peru.edu/scholarships or Wayne State College www.wsc.edu/scholarships. Score at least a 25 ACT or 1700 SAT, plus 1 or more letters of recommendations from a high school administrator or teacher. Apply to the college of choice, complete the incoming freshman scholarship application by January 15 to be considered.  More information at www.nscs.edu

January 15, 2015 - GOVERNOR’S OPPORTUNITY AWARD –  attend one of the state colleges at Chadron State  www.csc.edu/scholarships, Peru State   www.peru.edu/scholarships or Wayne State College www.wsc.edu/scholarships.= score between a 21 – 24 ACT,  Half in-state tuition over four years.

January 15, 2015 – UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN -complete admissions application and complete personal statement to be considered for most scholarships at: www.admisssions.unl.edu/apply

January 15, 2015 –  CHADRON STATE COLLEGE – general scholarship application due

January 15, 2015 -PERU STATE COLLEGE – general scholarship application due

January 14, 2015 –GATES MILLENNIUM SCHOLARS (GMS) –  Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) online application system. Eligibility   Requirements: 1. Minimum GAP 3.3 #2 Ethnicities: African  American/Black: Native American: Asian Pacific Islander: American:  Hispanic American.  For more information go to www.gmsp.org

January 16, 2015 – NMC Sponsorship Program – NMC CAT, in partnership with the Diesel Technology Program at Central Community College in Hastings, Nebraska offers a two-year sponsorship coupled with an apprenticeship program at NMC CAT locations in Nebraska. To be eligible, qualified applicants must be registered full-time in the Associate of Applied Science degree program. Apply for the NMC Sponsorship Program by clicking on the following link: http://www.nmc-corp.com/Content.aspx?id=3973.

January 23, 2015 – NRCSA TEACHER SCHOLARSHIP – open to high school seniors, attend a public or private college or university in Nebraska that is listed as nonprofit, have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and have an ACT composite of 22 or better. Applicant must be planning to enter the field of education(I.E. Teacher, Counselor, ETC)  Application and information at:    NRCSA_Scholarship_Application_2015

January 23, 2015 – 2015 GARY FISHER FINE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP – high school seniors attending a public or private college or university in Nebraska that is listed as Nonprofit school, planning to major in fine art.  Application and more information go to: Gary_Fisher_Scholarship_Application_201

 

January 30, 2015 –NORMA ROSS WALTER SCHOLARSHIP – provide financial assistance to female graduates of Nebraska High Schools who are planning to enroll as English major at accredited colleges or universities.  http://www.willacather.org/images/scholarships/2014-15_nrw_application.pdf

 

FEBRUARY

February 1, 2015 – THE SUSAN T. BUFFETT FOUNDATION - student eligibility: resident of the state of Nebraska, graduate from a high school in Nebraska or earn a Nebraska GED, achieve at least a 2.5 GPA in high school, be a first time freshman when entering college, and plan to attend:

    • Nebraska Community Colleges- Central, Metropolitan, Mid-Plains, Northeast, Southeast, or Western Nebraska;
    • Nebraska State College System- Chadron State, Peru State, Wayne State; or
    • University of Nebraska- NCTA, UNK, UNL, UNMC, or UNO
  • Be in need of financial assistance in order to attend school
    • Note: Students do not need to be Pell Grant eligible to qualify
    • Students with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) below $15,000 are encouraged to apply
      • To calculate your EFC, use the College Funding Estimator                                                                                                                                                                  For more information http://buffettscholarships.org/

February 1, 2015 – NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE – apply for general scholarships. Application at http://www.northeast.edu/Financial-Aid-and-Scholarships/Scholarship-Application.aspx   

February 15, 2015 – UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA – OMAHA – general scholarship application due

February 15, 2015 – UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY – general scholarship application due

 February 22, 2015 – SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Lincoln, Beatrice and Milford)  – general application due.  More information at   https://scc.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com/

February 27, 2015 – BUICK ACHIEVERS – High school seniors and current undergraduates, U.S. military veterans and their dependents can apply and who plan to enroll full time at a four-year college or university in 2015-2016. Planing  to major in a field focused on engineering, technology,
design or business, with an interest in the automotive industry.  Application and information at:  www.Buickachievers.com

MARCH

March 1, 2015 –MID-PLAINS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (NORTH PLATTE AND MC COOK) – general scholarship application due. For an application visit: http://www.mpcc.edu/assets/content/pdfs/scholarship-app-form.pdf

March 1, 2015 – TITAN MACHINERY SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM – application to Central Community College, be accepted, complete Titan application, visit CCC diesel program and provide Titam Machinery and CCC with an ACT, Compass or ASSET score Application at:  http://www.titanmachinery.com/files/titanmachinery2/files/Central%20CC%20Application.1%2012-10-14.pdf

March 1, 2015 – MAGGIE THOMPSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – desire to increase you independence through education or employment. Living with a disability.  Application process:  Submit a letter of request.  In the letter, please include; 1. How the scholarship will be used to increase independence through education or employment. 2. Disability 3 Phone number 4 Address 5 Email address.  Please send letter to:  Maggie Thompson Scholarship Committee, Attn: Joan Kinney, P.O. Box 1863, Grand Island, NE 68802-1863   Questions: call Karla Schwieger-Arnold, Development Officer at 308-384-7896

March 4, 2015 – GAYLORD AND ALTA WALLACE SCHOLARSHIP – applicant must be a graduate of Burwell High School or Loup County High School and be a resident of Garfield or Loup County , as condition of scholarship and attend as a full time student at a two or four year college or university. Wallace Scholarship 2015

March 4, 2015 –  ROLLAND & IRENE RAMSTHEL REGISTERED NURSING SCHOLARSHIP –  open to student attending Loup County High School, top 1/3 class attending school at a 2 or 4 year college majoring in registered nursing

March 4, 2015 – THE SALVATION ARMY D.J.’S HERO – that has overcome challenges/adversity  2015 Salvation Army

March 5, 2015 – ONE BOX PHEASANT HUNT – open to area high school students.  200 word essay. Application at:  2015 One Box Pheasant Hunt

March 6, 2015-GALLUP SCHOLARSHIP – open to all seniors that have demonstrated through participation in extra curricular activities and /or part-time employment.  Must have a cumulative GPA 2.5 or above and plan on attending a college in Nebraska. For application at:   http://nebraskafbla.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/scholarship-gallup.pdf

March 6, 2015 – BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) STUDENT OF INTEGRITY AWARD – awarded to students who exemplify ethical  behavior and personal integrity and who demonstrate humility, courage, compassion and respect for their peers, teachers and community. Information and forms at:  http://bbb.org/h/mqf

March 7, 2015 - 2015 CABELA’S WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP – a female student graduating from a Nebraska high school in spring 2015 and planning to begin college in the fall of 2015. Applications are available on The Harry and Reba Huge Foundation website at www.thehugefoundation.org

March 23, 2015 – NEBRASKA PRESS WOMEN MARIANNE BELL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – Be a 2015 graduating senior from a Nebraska high school, be a a writer/photographer or videographer in the general category of rural Nebraska , with preference given to Sandhills subject matter. For more information and application go to:Nebraska Press Women – 2015

March 30, 2015 – ODENZA MARKETING GROUP SCHOLARSHIP – to be eligible be between the ages of 16 and 25, submit answers to the essay questions and have at least one full year of post-secondary studies remaining at the time of the award, and have a GPA of 2.5 or better.  Application at: http://www.studentscholarship.org/scholarship/9919/odenza_marketing_group_scholarship_scholarship/php

March 31, 2015 – SP $10,000 SCHOLARSHIP – to be eligible ce at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US and be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico Online: http://www.studentscholarship.org/scholarship/9919/odenza_marketing_group_scholarship_scholarship/php

March 31, 2015 – NEBRASKA SOCIETY OF MAYFLOWER DESCENDANTS – this contest is open, even if you are not a Mayflower Descendant.  Must compose an essay, between 750 and 1,000 words, in the form a letter to family describing the impact the Mayflower Compact had on the early life of Plymouth Colony. For complete reequirements and to apply go to:  HTTP://NEBRASKAMAYFLOWER.ORG/DOWNLOADS/SCHOLARSHIP-APPLICATION.PDF

March 31, 2015- NEBRASKA LEGAL PROFESSIONALS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP – applicant musts be enrolled full-time in paralegal, legal secretarial, criminal justice or a law related undergraduate program.  Application and information at: www.nebraskalegalprofessionals.org

APRIL

April 1, 2015 – LINCOLN BUILDERS BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM – eligibility is applicant work at Lincoln Builders Bureau member company or the dependent of an employee.  Applicant must be enrolled, or planning to enroll as an undergraduate in the upcoming year of an accredited college, university, or trade school with a focus on construction science. For company eligibility go to www.buildersbureau.com  Application at:

April 1, 2015 – PETER PASULA STUDY HABITS SCHOLARSHIP – be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2015, be enrolled at any level in any program that is two years in length or longer and answer the essay question on the website online application form at: http://.mortgagebrokerscoquitlam.com

April 1, 2015- NEBRASKA ASSOCIATION FOR THE GIFTED SCHOLARSHIP - open to graduating high school seniors and in the gifted program.  Application at:  NAG Hollingworth Application Form (1)

April 1, 2015 – COLLEGEBOUND NEBRASKA PROGRAM -apply and be accepted at UNL, UNK, UNO or UNMC ACT of 20, English 4 units, Math 3 units, UNL requires 4 units, social sciences – 3 units,  and foreign language – 2 units, UNO and UNK require one additional unit from any of the above academic disciplines.  File FASFA by April 1

April 1, 2015 – CHS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS - be a high school senior, graduation and attending college in fall of 2015 and plan to pursue an agriculutral degree at a college or university with in the United States and be purduing a STEM field of study with an interest in agriculture.  App online: http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10936/chs_foundation_scholarships_scholarship.php

April 3, 2015 – JOHNNY BAXTER CARRIAGE HOUSE FOUNDATION – open to seniors planning to attend a Nebraska Community College in the fall of 2015.  Applicant must be planning to enroll in one of the automotive related courses of study. For more information and application at: Johnny Baxter Carriage Hous Foundation – 15

April 10, 2015 – CUSTER COUNTY FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP – open to all seniors living in Custer County are eligible to apply.  Application and information at : Custer County Farm Bureau

April 10, 2015 – MITCHELL EQUIPMENT SCHOLARSHIP – applicants must be 2014-2015 graduates who are seeking to enroll in Nebraska technical college, state colleges or universities in the following counties: Antelope, Boyd, Brown, Garfield, Holt, Keya Paha, Knox, Loup , Rock or Wheeler.  The scholarships will be given to students with a specific interest in an agricultural related field of study and an interest in returning to the area after college completion. Information at:Mitchell Equipment Scholarship`

April 15, 2015 – KEVIN BROWN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – this scholarship is given in honor of Kevin’s dedication and belief in young adults and Loup County Public School.  Application at: Kevin Brown Scholarship 2015

April 15, 2015 – BURWELL AFFILIATED OF THE NEBRASKA CATTLEMEN - the only criteria is that the student be entering a field of study related to agriculture. More information at:2015 NE Cattleman

April 30, 2015 – PINK BANDANA BEAT BREAST CANCER SCHOLARSHIP – senior at a Nebraska high school and planning to enroll in college for the 2015-2016 academic year.  The student, a dependent sibling of their parents, or a parent having battled breast cancer in the past 10 years. Application at:   2015 pink bandana

MAY

May 1, 2015 – AITP OMAHA SCHOLARSHIP – Omaha chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) in partnership with AIM is offering several scholarships to help further the education of student who are planning to attend a college, university, community college, or technical school in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, North Dakota or South Dakota with the goal of achieving an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in Information System, Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field. Questions contact Jane Hindman via email at jane.hindman@bellevue,edu or via telephone at (402) 557-7161 Find application at:  www.aitpomaha.org

May 31, 2015 – CARETENDERS SCHOLARSHIP –  to be eligible student must be attending  the fall of 2015, be a resident of the United States of Canada and submit  online application, including the essay question.  Application at:  http://www.studentscholarships.org/available.php

JUNE

June 15, 2015- 10 WORDS OR LESS SCHOLARSHIP – to be eligibel must be  between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2015, and submit an answer to the question on              www.studentscholarships.org Facebook page

June 15. 2015 – GLOBAL LIFT EQUIPMENT SCHOLARSHIP – to be eligible, be attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US  by the fall of 2015, and submit a short story, Detailed instructions can be found on:  http://www.usedforkliftsnebraska.com

June 30, 2015 – LIFT PARTS EXPRESS SCHOLARSHIP –   to be eligible, be a current Senior in High School or a Freshman or Sophomore in college/university, enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the fall of 2015, and submit a completed online application.  Application at:   http://www.forkliftpartsnebraska.com

June 30, 2015 – LIFESTYLE DENTISTRY SCHOLARSHIP – to be eligible student must be attending college or university no later than September 30th, 2015.  Current high school seniors in 2015 are eligible.  You can be enrolled in any field of study and have a 2.5 GPA  or greater .  Submit answers to the essay question found: http://www.studentscholarships.org/2015.php