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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

 

 

College Campus Visits and College School Visits

May 22nd, 2013 by sarmbrus

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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.

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 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

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 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 15, 2015 – BOARD OF TRUSTEES’ SCHOLARSHIP – attend one of the state colleges at Chadron State, Peru State or Wayne State College. 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 – 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 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 – 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/

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