February 22, 2016

MARK YOUR CALENDAR:

Final Exam Schedule for Term 3

Thursday, March 9

Friday, March 10

YOU’VE BEEN CAUGHT SOARING- WAY TO GO!

 NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 LUNCH FOR: February 22

 SPORTS:

Please check our LSW Calendar for upcoming sporting events and for any updates on the events.

http://www.heartlandathleticconference.org/g5-bin/client.cgi?G5genie=406&school_id=8

 SENIORS:

2017 Graduates--Please check the list of potential 2017 graduates posted on the Attendance Office window to make sure your full LEGAL name is spelled correctly.  Diplomas will be printed as shown.  See Mrs. Carman, Registrar, if there are ANY changes.

COLLEGE VISITS:

 Counseling Center Announcements:

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Bright Lights is looking for high school students to serve as Classroom Assistants. This is a great opportunity for students to earn GoPo hours and other volunteer service hours during the summer. Students may apply atBrightLights.org starting March 8th.

To be a classroom assistant:

  1. Choose a topic you enjoy
  2. Choose a week and time that works for you
  3. Have a fun, rewarding adventure

If you have questions, please contact Jodi Fuson at 402-420-1115 Ext. 49 or info@BrightLights.org.

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SCC's Spring Discovery Days offer students and families the opportunity to tour an SCC campus and discover the numerous available opportunities. Participants will learn about each program on the campus they visit, have the opportunity to speak individually with instructors and staff, and learn what it takes to be a successful student at SCC. Each event day runs from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm with lunch included.

To register for one of the Discovery Days, please go to www.southeast.edu/discoverSCC. If you have questions, please email them to admissions@southeast.edu.

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The Rove Pest Control Scholarship is open to anyone in the Class of 2018 seeking a higher education. 
Deadline
: December 31, 2017
Award Amount
: $500
Application:
 Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found at: http://www.rovepestcontrol.com/rove-pest-control-scholarship/

***

The Sewanee Young Writers’ Conference at the University of the South is just the place for young aspiring authors, poets, and playwrights. Application review will begin on February 27th, 2017. 

For 23 years now the Conference—ranked as one of the top five such programs in the country—has played host to young writers ready to polish and perfect their literary work.The summer session runs July 2nd - 15th on the University of of the South campus in Sewanee TN. Participants are rising 10th, 11th, and 12th grade writers. For more information or to apply, please visit  http://www5.sewanee.edu/ywc/

***

Seniors are reminded that the Foundation for LPS Scholarship process will be  finishing up its 2017 online scholarship process February 23rd. As a reminder,  ALL applicants will need to provide three recommendations. Some scholarships do have specific requirements such as, one recommendation must be from a counselor, one from a community leader, etc. The list of scholarships with special requirements can be found under the 'requests' icon on home dashboard. Students will not be able to complete their dashboard (100%) without completing the requests section.   

This year,  Foundation for LPS will offer 7 awards through the Robert Carstens Scholarship. This scholarship can truly be a life-changing experience, $10,000 for four years. For more information, please visithttp://www.foundationforlps.org/our-community/students/foundation-scholarships-splash.html for more information and to apply. 

***

For the past three summers, high school students from across the country have strengthened their leadership skills and gained a competitive edge in the college application process through Pitt's The Bridge: College Prep & Leadership Academy week-long program.

Students will have the opportunity to:

The Bridge week-long Academy will be offered at the special rate of $700 until Thursday, March 2, 2017. If you have questions, please call 412-648-7831 or send emails to  PittBridge@pitt.edu. To register, please visit click here or visit https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/?eventid=1929067.

***

On Sunday, March 5th from 12pm-6pm, Kaplan will be hosting free, nonstop, Live Online prep sessions to help students get ready for the SAT on March 11th.  Instructors will train students on a different section of the SAT every hour, so students can join in at any time throughout the event. For more information and to sign up for this free event, students will need to visit www.kaptest.com/Prepathon to register for this event. 

Students are encouraged to visit Kaplan's free online practice resource hub for the SAT and ACT! Each quiz or test taken by students is an opportunity to give back. Students will have the opportunity to take a free SAT or ACT pop quiz, 20-minute practice, or full proctored practice test online. When students practice with Kaplan, they will donate scholarships to The Boys & Girls Clubs of America.  To sign up for this event, students will need to go to http://ktp.events/dalaustonio

***

Students interested in participating in the Joyce Ivy Foundation Summer Scholars program are reminded they have until March 1st to submit their application. For more information and to apply, please visithttp://apply.joyceivyfoundation.org/.

Instructions

Please read the following instructions before starting your application and let us know if you have any questions.

  • Eligibility: Applicants must be female high school students in Michigan, Ohio, Nebraska, Missouri, Minnesota, North Dakota or South Dakota. Summer Scholars are academically high-achieving students who will be entering 11th or 12th grade in Fall 2017. Occasionally, an exceptional rising 10th grader is selected as a Summer Scholar. Past Summer Scholars, who used their scholarships, are not eligible to apply again for another scholarship.
  • Summer Program Partners: Joyce Ivy works with a set of college summer program partners. Scholarships may be used at at certain summer academic programs at Barnard, Brown, Cornell, Emory, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, MIT, Smith, Stanford, Yale, and Washington University in St. Louis. Please see the supported Summer Programs section for more information on these programs. Missouri students may not use their scholarship to remain in-state at Washington University in St. Louis.
  • All components of your application must be received before it will be reviewed.
  • You must also apply directly to the summer program(s) for admission and financial aid. Make sure to identify yourself as a Joyce Ivy applicant. Your application will not be considered complete unless proof of application to your summer program(s) and their financial aid program is received.
    • If you are applying to Brown, you do not need to apply for financial aid. It is Brown's policy that students who are being considered for a Joyce Ivy Foundation partner scholarship may not also apply for a Dean's Scholarship.

Student Application

Step 1. Make sure that the summer program you are interested in attending is a Joyce Ivy Foundation partner and listed among its supported program. Scholarships are not provided for all programs at partner institutions; for example, a 1-week program is not eligible.

Step 2. Complete the Joyce Ivy application and essays online. If you are not able to complete the application online, you may submit it via email or fax:

info@joyceivyfoundation.org
Fax: (734) 661-0229

Student Application Checklist

  • Joyce Ivy Foundation Student Application Sections
  • An essay of no more than 200 words describing how participation in a summer program may stretch your comfort zone.
  • An essay of no more than 650 words on one of the topics from the Common Application or Coalition Application for college.

Step 3. Once you submit your Joyce Ivy application, you will receive a confirmation email with a hyperlink for submitting additional documents and materials. Save the e-mail and link. You will use this link to submit the following additional application materials:

  • Copies of your parent/guardian's tax returns for prior two (2) years (first two pages of 1040 only).
  • Copies of PSAT, SAT and/or PLAN, ACT test scores, if you've taken any of these tests.
  • Copies of all financial aid application(s) submitted to the college summer program(s). You may upload screenshots if you are completing the application online.

Note: Don't forget that you must also apply directly to the summer program(s) of your choice for admission and, in some cases, financial aid. Check with the programs for important deadlines and requirements. If you are applying to Brown, you do not need to apply for financial aid. Make sure you identify yourself as a Joyce Ivy applicant on your summer program applications.

Step 4. Forward the confirmation email and link from the Joyce Ivy Foundation to your counselor and ask him or her to submit the following materials using the link. If it is not possible for your counselor to submit these pieces of your application via the link, he or she may submit them via fax or email.

  • One (1) letter of recommendation. This may be the same recommendation letter(s) submitted with your summer program application(s). This may be from a counselor or teacher and should be approximately one-page in length, outlining your strengths as a student and community member/leader, as well as your potential as a summer program participant.
  • Official academic transcript(s) from your high school.

Deadline

All application materials must be received by March 1, 2017.

 

***

Students interested in continuing their education at an Ivy League school are invited to enroll in Cornell’s  Summer College Programs for High School Students. Cornell’s Summer College is one of the longest running and most highly regarded precollege academic programs in the U.S. Over 1,300 motivated high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors from around the world come to the Cornell campus in Ithaca, New York, each summer for an extraordinary academic and cultural experience.

At Summer College, students:

Cornell offers programs during two three-week sessions (June 24–July 15 and July 16–August 5, 2017) and one six-week session (June 24–August 8, 2017) in a wide variety of subjects, including architecture, art, design, and fashion; business, hospitality, and leadership; college success and English for speakers of other languages; debate and literature; engineering and robotics; government, history, and international relations; psychology, research, and science; social change and sustainability; and veterinary medicine and animal science. Students can also create their own six-week program.

Students can learn more at summercollege.cornell.edu and can reach Jim Schechter, PhD, Director and Janna Dawn, MILR, Associate Director at summer_college@cornell.edu or 607.255.6203. They can also connect with other Summer College fans through Facebook. For more information, please visit  https://www.sce.cornell.edu/sc/

***

Seniors planning on attending Northeast Community College are reminded to review and apply for applicable scholarships.  Students will need to complete the Online Scholarship Form available at http://northeast.edu/Financial-Aid-and-Scholarships/Scholarship-Application.aspx no later than March 1, 2017. There are many scholarships available and one application will qualify you for most. If you have additional questions, please contact Bradley Ranslem, Director of Admissions at bradleyr@northeast.edu or (402) 844-7717.

***

Registration is available now for SD Mines 2017 Summer Camps! Some scholarships are also still available. The School of Mines campus in the beautiful Black Hills is the place to be each summer to explore science and engineering. These summer camps are designed to be fun and hands-on, and are for high school students (grades 9 - 12).  Each camp lasts five days and students come here from all over the country to attend.  While here, students live on campus and also get to explore some of the activities and attractions that the Rushmore Region is famous for.

The School of Mines offers unique and high-quality programming for the next generation of scientists and engineers. The camp's goal is to turn young minds on to the astounding, challenging, and FUN worlds of science and engineering, through hands-on activities and one-on-one interactions with faculty and graduate students.  It's a great opportunity for participants to get a glimpse of what their future might hold and meet other students who share similar abilities and interests.

For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.sdsmt.edu/SummerCamps/.

***

Oxbow Animal Health is a growing manufacturer and global distributor of premium nutritional foods and supplements for small animals. We are currently seeking individuals to assist in our summer educational Youth Veterinarian Camps as a Camp Assistant. Assistants will be responsible for supporting camp counselors and the Camp Director in all aspects of the week-long camps and will have direct interaction with groups of children ages 8-14. Camp season runs from June to early August and there are assistant positions available in several camp locations in the Omaha and Lincoln area. Depending on availability and qualifications, individuals may have the opportunity to support one or more camp locations. For camp dates and information, visit www.oxbowvetcamp.com or call 1-800-249-0366

***

The LSW Parent Advisory Council will be awarding (3) $550 scholarship to students who are graduating in 2014.  Applications for the Scholarships can be found on the LSW Counseling Center website.  All applications must be turned in to the Counseling Center before 3:30 pm on Monday, March 17th.  Applicants must write a 600 word or less essay that addresses a "Meaningful School or Community Activity" they have experienced while a student at Lincoln Southwest.  Essays must be typed, double-spaced, and have 1-inch margins.

***

The Nebraska State College System offers two system-wide scholarships. They are the competitive/merit based Board of Trustees Scholarship and the Governor's Opportunity Award. More information and applications are available at https://www.nscs.edu/info/22/scholarships

Other scholarships can be found at each of the state college's websites:

***

In order to apply for the Lincoln Legal Professionals Association Scholarship, a senior must: have a minimum GPA score of 3.00 be a high school senior, college freshman, college sophomore, college junior or college senior be a resident of Nebraska major in Legal Studies, General, Pre-Law Studies, Law, Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General, American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence, Canadian Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence, Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law, Comparative Law, Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law, Health Law, International Law and Legal Studies, International Business, Trade, and Tax Law, Tax Law/Taxation, Intellectual Property Law, Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other, Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary, Legal Assistant/Paralegal, Court Reporting/Court Reporter, Legal Support Services, Other, Legal Professions and Studies, Other or Maritime Law Enforcement.

Application materials are available at http://www.nebraskalegalprofessionals.org/LLPA. The deadline is March 13th, 2017. 

For additional information, please contact:

Sheila Anderson

Lincoln Legal Professionals Association
301 S 13th St, Suite 500 Lincoln NE, 68508

402-437-8598

sanderson@woodsaitken.com

***

The Johnny Baxter Carriage House Foundation is pleased to announce the continuation of its scholarship program for students interested in attending one of Nebraska's Community Colleges to study in an automotive field. A $1,500 grant will be awarded in each of the six Community College areas in Nebraska for students pursuing training for an automotive career. Students who meet the following criteria may submit the application form, which is available by using ScholarshipQuest.

***

Sylvan of Lincoln will be offering FREE ACT & SAT practice tests on Saturday, February 18th (9 am to 12 pm) & Monday, February 20th (10 am to 1 pm). Call 402-423-8833 to make an appointment.

***

Midwest Bank is proud to announce the following scholarship opportunities:

Cooper Foundation Scholarship:

            $1500 to one graduating senior in the Lincoln area (or surrounding community)…need based

Anne Cooper Memorial Scholarship:

            $2000 scholarship to a graduating senior who is a leader in their community and with their peer group (merit based)

All applications must be submitted electronically.  

Please go to:   http://jimandlilcooperfoundation.org

If you have questions, please contact Dina Euler (Midwest Bank) at dina.euler@midwestbank.com or 402-420-0560.

** 

Wichita State University has extended the deadline for interested seniors who would like too apply for the Freshmen Merit Scholarships, which are available for Fall 2017. It’s not too late for eligible students to get admitted and be automatically considered for these awards. For more information and to apply, visit http://webs.wichita.edu/?u=merit_scholarships&p=/freshmen_merit/.

***

The Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will be hosting two computer science workshops this summer -- 1) Innovate: The Raikes School Way and 2) Girls who Innovate: The Raikes School Way. The workshops will be led by Steve Cooper, Executive Director of the Raikes School. Students will participate in a two-week, project based, on-campus workshop, where they will learn basic programming skills and receive instruction from UNL faculty members, as well as have an opportunity to experience what classes can be like in the Raikes School.

Interested participants may find more information and application materials at http://raikes.unl.edu/summerworkshops. If you have questions, please contact Anna Pressler, Director of Student Recruitment and Student Success, atanna.pressler@unl.edu or 402-472-9097

***

The Rove Pest Control Scholarship is open to anyone in the Class of 2018 seeking a higher education. 
Deadline
: December 31, 2017
Award Amount
: $500
Application:
 Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found at: http://www.rovepestcontrol.com/rove-pest-control-scholarship/

***

The Sewanee Young Writers’ Conference at the University of the South is just the place for young aspiring authors, poets, and playwrights. Application review will begin on February 27th, 2017. 

For 23 years now the Conference—ranked as one of the top five such programs in the country—has played host to young writers ready to polish and perfect their literary work.The summer session runs July 2nd - 15th on the University of of the South campus in Sewanee TN. Participants are rising 10th, 11th, and 12th grade writers. For more information or to apply, please visit  http://www5.sewanee.edu/ywc/

***

Seniors are reminded that the Foundation for LPS Scholarship process will be  finishing up its 2017 online scholarship process February 23rd. As a reminder,  ALL applicants will need to provide three recommendations. Some scholarships do have specific requirements such as, one recommendation must be from a counselor, one from a community leader, etc. The list of scholarships with special requirements can be found under the 'requests' icon on home dashboard. Students will not be able to complete their dashboard (100%) without completing the requests section.   

This year,  Foundation for LPS will offer 7 awards through the Robert Carstens Scholarship. This scholarship can truly be a life-changing experience, $10,000 for four years. For more information, please visithttp://www.foundationforlps.org/our-community/students/foundation-scholarships-splash.html for more information and to apply. 

***

For the past three summers, high school students from across the country have strengthened their leadership skills and gained a competitive edge in the college application process through Pitt's The Bridge: College Prep & Leadership Academy week-long program.

Students will have the opportunity to:

The Bridge week-long Academy will be offered at the special rate of $700 until Thursday, March 2, 2017. If you have questions, please call 412-648-7831 or send emails to  PittBridge@pitt.edu. To register, please visit click here or visit https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/?eventid=1929067.

***

On Sunday, March 5th from 12pm-6pm, Kaplan will be hosting free, nonstop, Live Online prep sessions to help students get ready for the SAT on March 11th.  Instructors will train students on a different section of the SAT every hour, so students can join in at any time throughout the event. For more information and to sign up for this free event, students will need to visit www.kaptest.com/Prepathon to register for this event. 

Students are encouraged to visit Kaplan's free online practice resource hub for the SAT and ACT! Each quiz or test taken by students is an opportunity to give back. Students will have the opportunity to take a free SAT or ACT pop quiz, 20-minute practice, or full proctored practice test online. When students practice with Kaplan, they will donate scholarships to The Boys & Girls Clubs of America.  To sign up for this event, students will need to go to http://ktp.events/dalaustonio

***

Students interested in participating in the Joyce Ivy Foundation Summer Scholars program are reminded they have until March 1st to submit their application. For more information and to apply, please visithttp://apply.joyceivyfoundation.org/.

Instructions

Please read the following instructions before starting your application and let us know if you have any questions.

  • Eligibility: Applicants must be female high school students in Michigan, Ohio, Nebraska, Missouri, Minnesota, North Dakota or South Dakota. Summer Scholars are academically high-achieving students who will be entering 11th or 12th grade in Fall 2017. Occasionally, an exceptional rising 10th grader is selected as a Summer Scholar. Past Summer Scholars, who used their scholarships, are not eligible to apply again for another scholarship.
  • Summer Program Partners: Joyce Ivy works with a set of college summer program partners. Scholarships may be used at at certain summer academic programs at Barnard, Brown, Cornell, Emory, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, MIT, Smith, Stanford, Yale, and Washington University in St. Louis. Please see the supported Summer Programs section for more information on these programs. Missouri students may not use their scholarship to remain in-state at Washington University in St. Louis.
  • All components of your application must be received before it will be reviewed.
  • You must also apply directly to the summer program(s) for admission and financial aid. Make sure to identify yourself as a Joyce Ivy applicant. Your application will not be considered complete unless proof of application to your summer program(s) and their financial aid program is received.
    • If you are applying to Brown, you do not need to apply for financial aid. It is Brown's policy that students who are being considered for a Joyce Ivy Foundation partner scholarship may not also apply for a Dean's Scholarship.

Student Application

Step 1. Make sure that the summer program you are interested in attending is a Joyce Ivy Foundation partner and listed among its supported program. Scholarships are not provided for all programs at partner institutions; for example, a 1-week program is not eligible.

Step 2. Complete the Joyce Ivy application and essays online. If you are not able to complete the application online, you may submit it via email or fax:

info@joyceivyfoundation.org
Fax: (734) 661-0229

Student Application Checklist

  • Joyce Ivy Foundation Student Application Sections
  • An essay of no more than 200 words describing how participation in a summer program may stretch your comfort zone.
  • An essay of no more than 650 words on one of the topics from the Common Application or Coalition Application for college.

Step 3. Once you submit your Joyce Ivy application, you will receive a confirmation email with a hyperlink for submitting additional documents and materials. Save the e-mail and link. You will use this link to submit the following additional application materials:

  • Copies of your parent/guardian's tax returns for prior two (2) years (first two pages of 1040 only).
  • Copies of PSAT, SAT and/or PLAN, ACT test scores, if you've taken any of these tests.
  • Copies of all financial aid application(s) submitted to the college summer program(s). You may upload screenshots if you are completing the application online.

Note: Don't forget that you must also apply directly to the summer program(s) of your choice for admission and, in some cases, financial aid. Check with the programs for important deadlines and requirements. If you are applying to Brown, you do not need to apply for financial aid. Make sure you identify yourself as a Joyce Ivy applicant on your summer program applications.

Step 4. Forward the confirmation email and link from the Joyce Ivy Foundation to your counselor and ask him or her to submit the following materials using the link. If it is not possible for your counselor to submit these pieces of your application via the link, he or she may submit them via fax or email.

  • One (1) letter of recommendation. This may be the same recommendation letter(s) submitted with your summer program application(s). This may be from a counselor or teacher and should be approximately one-page in length, outlining your strengths as a student and community member/leader, as well as your potential as a summer program participant.
  • Official academic transcript(s) from your high school.

Deadline

All application materials must be received by March 1, 2017.

***

Students interested in continuing their education at an Ivy League school are invited to enroll in Cornell’s  Summer College Programs for High School Students. Cornell’s Summer College is one of the longest running and most highly regarded precollege academic programs in the U.S. Over 1,300 motivated high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors from around the world come to the Cornell campus in Ithaca, New York, each summer for an extraordinary academic and cultural experience.

At Summer College, students:

Cornell offers programs during two three-week sessions (June 24–July 15 and July 16–August 5, 2017) and one six-week session (June 24–August 8, 2017) in a wide variety of subjects, including architecture, art, design, and fashion; business, hospitality, and leadership; college success and English for speakers of other languages; debate and literature; engineering and robotics; government, history, and international relations; psychology, research, and science; social change and sustainability; and veterinary medicine and animal science. Students can also create their own six-week program.

Students can learn more at summercollege.cornell.edu and can reach Jim Schechter, PhD, Director and Janna Dawn, MILR, Associate Director at summer_college@cornell.edu or 607.255.6203. They can also connect with other Summer College fans through Facebook. For more information, please visit  https://www.sce.cornell.edu/sc/

***

Seniors planning on attending Northeast Community College are reminded to review and apply for applicable scholarships.  Students will need to complete the Online Scholarship Form available at http://northeast.edu/Financial-Aid-and-Scholarships/Scholarship-Application.aspx no later than March 1, 2017. There are many scholarships available and one application will qualify you for most. If you have additional questions, please contact Bradley Ranslem, Director of Admissions at bradleyr@northeast.edu or (402) 844-7717.

***

Registration is available now for SD Mines 2017 Summer Camps! Some scholarships are also still available. The School of Mines campus in the beautiful Black Hills is the place to be each summer to explore science and engineering. These summer camps are designed to be fun and hands-on, and are for high school students (grades 9 - 12).  Each camp lasts five days and students come here from all over the country to attend.  While here, students live on campus and also get to explore some of the activities and attractions that the Rushmore Region is famous for.

The School of Mines offers unique and high-quality programming for the next generation of scientists and engineers. The camp's goal is to turn young minds on to the astounding, challenging, and FUN worlds of science and engineering, through hands-on activities and one-on-one interactions with faculty and graduate students.  It's a great opportunity for participants to get a glimpse of what their future might hold and meet other students who share similar abilities and interests.

For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.sdsmt.edu/SummerCamps/.

***

Oxbow Animal Health is a growing manufacturer and global distributor of premium nutritional foods and supplements for small animals. We are currently seeking individuals to assist in our summer educational Youth Veterinarian Camps as a Camp Assistant. Assistants will be responsible for supporting camp counselors and the Camp Director in all aspects of the week-long camps and will have direct interaction with groups of children ages 8-14. Camp season runs from June to early August and there are assistant positions available in several camp locations in the Omaha and Lincoln area. Depending on availability and qualifications, individuals may have the opportunity to support one or more camp locations. For camp dates and information, visit www.oxbowvetcamp.com or call 1-800-249-0366.

***

The LSW Parent Advisory Council will be awarding (3) $550 scholarship to students who are graduating in 2014.  Applications for the Scholarships can be found on the LSW Counseling Center website.  All applications must be turned in to the Counseling Center before 3:30 pm on Monday, March 17th.  Applicants must write a 600 word or less essay that addresses a "Meaningful School or Community Activity" they have experienced while a student at Lincoln Southwest.  Essays must be typed, double-spaced, and have 1-inch margins.

***

The Nebraska State College System offers two system-wide scholarships. They are the competitive/merit based Board of Trustees Scholarship and the Governor's Opportunity Award. More information and applications are available at https://www.nscs.edu/info/22/scholarships

Other scholarships can be found at each of the state college's websites:

***

In order to apply for the Lincoln Legal Professionals Association Scholarship, a senior must: have a minimum GPA score of 3.00 be a high school senior, college freshman, college sophomore, college junior or college senior be a resident of Nebraska major in Legal Studies, General, Pre-Law Studies, Law, Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General, American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence, Canadian Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence, Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law, Comparative Law, Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law, Health Law, International Law and Legal Studies, International Business, Trade, and Tax Law, Tax Law/Taxation, Intellectual Property Law, Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other, Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary, Legal Assistant/Paralegal, Court Reporting/Court Reporter, Legal Support Services, Other, Legal Professions and Studies, Other or Maritime Law Enforcement.

Application materials are available at http://www.nebraskalegalprofessionals.org/LLPA. The deadline is March 13th, 2017. 

For additional information, please contact:

Sheila Anderson

Lincoln Legal Professionals Association
301 S 13th St, Suite 500 Lincoln NE, 68508

402-437-8598

sanderson@woodsaitken.com

***

The Johnny Baxter Carriage House Foundation is pleased to announce the continuation of its scholarship program for students interested in attending one of Nebraska's Community Colleges to study in an automotive field. A $1,500 grant will be awarded in each of the six Community College areas in Nebraska for students pursuing training for an automotive career. Students who meet the following criteria may submit the application form, which is available by using ScholarshipQuest.

***

Sylvan of Lincoln will be offering FREE ACT & SAT practice tests on Saturday, February 18th (9 am to 12 pm) & Monday, February 20th (10 am to 1 pm). Call 402-423-8833 to make an appointment.

***

Midwest Bank is proud to announce the following scholarship opportunities:

Cooper Foundation Scholarship:

            $1500 to one graduating senior in the Lincoln area (or surrounding community)…need based

Anne Cooper Memorial Scholarship:

            $2000 scholarship to a graduating senior who is a leader in their community and with their peer group (merit based)

All applications must be submitted electronically.  

Please go to:   http://jimandlilcooperfoundation.org

If you have questions, please contact Dina Euler (Midwest Bank) at dina.euler@midwestbank.com or 402-420-0560.

***

Wichita State University has extended the deadline for interested seniors who would like too apply for the Freshmen Merit Scholarships, which are available for Fall 2017. It’s not too late for eligible students to get admitted and be automatically considered for these awards. For more information and to apply, visit http://webs.wichita.edu/?u=merit_scholarships&p=/freshmen_merit/.

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The Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will be hosting two computer science workshops this summer -- 1) Innovate: The Raikes School Way and 2) Girls who Innovate: The Raikes School Way. The workshops will be led by Steve Cooper, Executive Director of the Raikes School. Students will participate in a two-week, project based, on-campus workshop, where they will learn basic programming skills and receive instruction from UNL faculty members, as well as have an opportunity to experience what classes can be like in the Raikes School.

Interested participants may find more information and application materials at http://raikes.unl.edu/summerworkshops. If you have questions, please contact Anna Pressler, Director of Student Recruitment and Student Success, atanna.pressler@unl.edu or 402-472-9097.

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