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Chadron State College, Chadron, Nebraska - video on student life at Chadron State College.  Busy Spring Semester at Chadron State - YouTube.  Schedule a campus tour call Cody Cooper, Senior Admission Counselor 307-223-2325 ccooper@csc.edu  

Kansas Post-Secondary Exploration Guide    Kansas Post-Secondary Exploration Guide.pdf (ksde.org)  click here to find colleges, admissions, Kansas Scholars Curriculum, Financial Aid Offices.  

K-State for Juniors or Sophomores.  Summer program opportunity for Health Professions Summer Program.  The session will be held July 24-29, 2022 K-State Manhattan campus.  Designed for high school students who will be seniors and juniors 2023.  hhs@k-state.edu 785-532-5500. 

 

K-State Poly Tech  Summer Classes start soon, get enrolled now for summer General Education Courses.  Priority Deadline for Enrollment is March 10th. Questions jordanf@k-state.edu  Jordan Funk 

Principles of Biology   Public Speaking   Expository Writing 1 & 2

College Algebra   Plane Trigonometry   General Calculus

Analytic Geometry   Statistics on-line

Sterling College summer online courses Registration is now open just $145/Credit Hour   https://online.sterling.edu/summer-discount-class-offerings/ 

 

Kansas Wesleyan University - Visit KWU.edu/scholarships for more information and to apply.  Presidential Scholarship (12,000) 3.5 GPA, Dean's Scholarship $10,000 3.0 GPA , University Scholarship $8,000 2.5 GPA, Promise Scholars;hip $6,000 2.0 GPA.  

 

BOYS STATE are you interested in government and how our country works.  Boys State is a great opportunity for you to learn and experience what our government consist of at the state and local level in preparation for future roles in government.  Are you a junior or sophomore boy interested in attending K-State for a week, Sunday, June 5th through Saturday, June 11th.  Boys State might be for you https://ksbstate.org/ fill out the on-line application.  Sponsored by American Legion.  Please stop by counselors office for a brochure.  

Girls State are you interested in Democracy in action.  Girls State is a great opportunity for you to learn and experience what our government consist of at the state and local level in preparation for future roles in government.  Are you a junior or sophomore girl interested in attending KU for a week, Sunday, June 12th through Saturday, June 17th.  Girls state might be for you https://ksgirlsstate.org/ fill out the on-line application.  Sponsored by American Legion.

XELLO:  What is Xello?  A career based model program that helps students discover their career pathways.  Sacred Heart uses this program to help students find their interest and possible career choices.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQ-ldbPYEtM short inspirational video about employees at Xello helping students to follow their dreams and passions. 

 NAIA - Find your path to success in collegiate athletics.  There's no place like the NAIA - NAIA  Sign up today and find your school.  

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Assumption University. 2

Barton Community College. 2

Bethany College. 2

Butler Community College. 2

Airforce ROTC. 2

Cloud County Community College. 2

Friends University. 3

Ft. Hays State University. 3

Join Tiger Nation apply today FHSU.EDU/admissions/admissions-application.  Office of Admissions 800-628-5666. 3

HutchCC. 3

K-State University. 3

K-State Salina Poly. 3

University of Kansas – KU.. 4

McPherson College. 5

University of Nebraska – NU.. 5

University of Notre Dame. 6

NCK Tech. 6

Park College. 6

The University of Mary. 6

St. Mary’s. 6

Salina Area Technical College. 7

Washburn University. 7

Wichita State. 7

 

Assumption University

Access to 35 majors and 49 minors.  New programs in cybersecurity, data analytics, health sciences, neuroscience, nursing, and physician assistant studies.  Consideration of scholarships up to $27,000 per year.  Apply through the common application.  www.assumption.edu/apply  $10,000 scholarship for Catholic High School graduates.

Barton Community College 

Great Bend, KS - Health Science, Business, Nursing, Education, Agriculture, Performing Arts, Criminal Justice.  Junior day is Wednesday, February 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided.  Sign up at equal.bartonccc.edu or by contacting Admissions 620-792-9286.  

Bethany College

be a swede.  Visit www.bethanylb.edu for Bethany College Days 1-800-826-2281 for admissions.  Check out their Great Life scholarship. 

Butler Community College

Interested in a Community College look at Butler Community College Campuses in El Dorado and Andover.  Check out ButlerCC.edu.  Butler's Junior days are April 20th - Eldorado Campus and Andover Campus is Friday March 25.  ButlerCC.edu/orientation or call 316-322-3163.  

Airforce ROTC

Airforce ROTC at K-State has a path to earning a commission as an Air Force Officer.  Complete Military Training and Bachelor’s Degree simultaneously.  They offer leadership, friendships, guaranteed job after graduation, scholarship opportunities, adventure/travel and physical fitness.  Host school is K-State Manhattan, and K-State Polytechnic.  High School Scholarship programs or HSSP; High School seniors may apply on-line at www.afrotc.com.  26 ACT 3.0 HS GPA.  See Mrs. Smutz in counseling office for more information. 

Todays’ Military – Are you interested FUTURES at today’s military.com/futures.  Check out this information for more informative insights into today’s military.  This sight will give you information on Army/Marine Corps / Navy / Air Force / Space Force / Coast Guard / Active, Guard, Reserve.  Additional information at the counseling office.  https://myfuture.com/

Cloud County Community College

Cloud Count – Junior and Senior Day    Cloud County Community College.  Are you looking for a smaller campus with affordable general education classes?  Look at CCCC, Stephanie Gieber an Admissions Counselor at Cloud County. Cloud offers a Cadaver lab, and a nursing department all open for tours.  They have a heated Ag facility that includes arena, stalls, equine labs, precision ag equipment and livestock.  They have a mathematics department and an Earl Bane Observatory.  They offer classes in Renewable Energy inviting schools to schedule a visit to tour the Renewable Energy Park and view drone flight demonstrations.  Contact for tour options Amanda Wolf awolf@cloud.edu.

Friends University

 At Friends University they seek to foster a creative culture and encourages everyone to participate in the arts.  All students in Music, Theater, Dance, Visual Arts and Communication, regardless of major, can receive up to $68,000 in scholarships and financial aid.  Students are invited to Fine Arts Scholarship Days, Friday, November 19, Saturday, January 29, 2022, Monday, February 21, 2022, Friday, March 25, 2022.  www.friends.edu/audition or by calling 316-295-5536.  

Ft. Hays State University

Stop by the counseling office for information regarding FHSU.  They will be visiting January 18, at 3:10 in the library.  

Join Tiger Nation apply today FHSU.EDU/admissions/admissions-application.  Office of Admissions 800-628-5666.  Join Tiger nation for Shadow Days on Tuesday, April 19th.  This event is for any junior or senior wanting to experience a day at college.  The cost is free and includes a campus tour and lunch.  The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m. register at  http://www.fhsu.edu/leadership/shadow-day/ 

Ft. Hays State is offering the Nightingale Experience which will be held June 1st, 2022.  This is an exciting 2-day experience designed for Juniors and Sophomores who have an interest in nursing.  Nursing Preview Day will allow you to see the campus, and view the Nursing department.  https://www.fhsu.edu/nursing/Nightingale-Experience/index to register.  

HutchCC

Scholarship Applications are now open in Dragon Zone, get a link to you as soon as it's all ready to go. They will still do a campus tour for a student prior to Christmas, if needed, they want to make sure everyone understands that they may not be able to show their Residence Halls and cannot guarantee an academic visit with a faculty member from a program that the student may be interested in. Lynnette Hilty, Admissions Counselor, Hutchinson Community College, hiltyl@hutchcc.edu620-665-3492

K-State University

https://www.k-state.edu/sfa/aid/scholarships/future-students/ K-State is test optional this year it is based solely on your GPA, most general university scholarships and awards still require test scores for eligibility. The university is currently in the process of developing a scholarship program for incoming domestic freshmen who are admitted without test scores. In the meantime, it is highly encouraged to submit your test scores if possible to secure the fastest notification of an award. You can send in updated test scores through April 30 of your senior year to maximize your scholarship amount.

K-State Salina Poly

K-State SALINA — Students interested in becoming professional pilots now have the opportunity to land a new $2,500 scholarship offered by Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus.



The Norman F. Steiner Aviation Scholarship has been established by Keith and Britt Steiner, Erie, Colorado, through the Kansas State University Foundation. The annual award is available to undergraduate students enrolled in the professional pilot program at Kansas State Polytechnic who demonstrate financial need and meet minimum academic qualifications. The scholarship is renewable to each recipient for up to four years.  Are you ready to experience the Power of Polytechnic? Like our personalized approach to your education, this event is all about you! You get to customize your schedule to what interests you most. Choose an academic area of interest, interact with our industry-experienced faculty, hear about our individualized approach to student services and learn what it's like to be a student at K-State Polytechnic! And - what's an event without snacks? You'll even get to customize your Polytechnic Snack Pack to be mailed to you prior to Virtual Preview Day!

Seniors - You'll be eligible for a $5,000 scholarship to K-State Polytechnic.  Register today and experience the Power of Polytechnic! Contact the Office of Admissions at 785-826-2640 or polytechnic@k-state.edu.

University of Kansas – KU

K.U. admissions is based solely on your GPA this year.  It is test optional once again this year.  Students will automatically receive a scholarship if they meet the GPA requirements.  Apply on-line apply.ku.edu

K.U is offering a Hispanic Scholarship fund.  Eligibility is 3.0 GPA U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident apply www.hsf.net .

KU - students interested scheduling a virtual visit or a visit you may contact Erin Woods directly her best email is ku_erin@ku.edu Erin Woods, Admissions Representative ku_erin@ku.edu785-864-5373 Schedule a phone call: go2.ku.edu/portal/Woods, Get more information: https://go2.ku.edu/register/inquiry Check out our viewbook: https://go2.ku.edu/portal/viewbook

Applying for Admission and Scholarships
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to limit the opportunities for students to take the ACT and SAT exams. Applicants applying directly from high school for fall 2021 will be automatically considered for merit-based aid based on information collected from the application for admission. Efforts will be undertaken to ensure equity in award values for those admitted with or without a test score. The priority deadline for submitting an application is December 1. Students admitted by December 1 have until April 1 to provide updated test score and/or 7th semester grade information for scholarship reconsideration. In addition, students can apply for additional financial aid by filing the FAFSA. Apply for on-campus housing selection (first come, first serve), Orientation registration, and KU swag. apply.ku.edu or visit.ku.edu.

As a reminder, we encourage all students to apply. Starting with 2021 applicants, KU has new assured admission requirements, including a test optional path, which means students are automatically admissible to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the School of Journalism, School of Music, or the School of Social Welfare. If a student does not meet one of these requirements, please encourage them to apply for a holistic review of their application.

  • 24 ACT (1160 SAT) and 3.0 cumulative GPA OR
  • 21 ACT (1060 SAT) and 3.25 cumulative GPA OR
  • 3.4 cumulative GPA, regardless of test score

The University Honors Program is no longer requiring test scores for consideration in to the Honors Program.  honors.ku.edu.

The School of Engineering has added a test optional path for admission. If a student is applying to the School of Engineering without a test score, an official transcript is required so the student’s classes can be reviewed. More information can be found here: 
engr.ku.edu/admission-requirements

You can also find information about special virtual events on this page as we are hosting Diversity Panels, Industry Nights, and Behind the Scenes in the Integrated Science Building. Please click here for details and registration for each one:

The KU Office of Admissions, along with the School of Business, School of Engineering and University Honors Program, want to connect with you. We are offering two virtual Counselor Events so you can learn more about the many updates taking place at KU. Dates and registration are listed below. We hope to see you on Zoom in a few weeks.

University of Kansas is honored to announce an opportunity for your students interested in majoring in theater performance. The Jon T. Eicholtz and Barbara Eden Acting Scholarship is available to first-year students entering the University of Kansas, who would otherwise not consider majoring in theater without the financial assistance of this renewable scholarship. The Eicholtz and Eden Scholarship provides one undergraduate scholarship (in-state tuition only, fees, books, typical residence hall room and board) to a first-year student entering the University of Kansas. The scholarship will be awarded through an audition and application process.

McPherson College

McPherson College:  admissions@mcpherson.edu.  Schedule a campus visit by calling 800-365-7402.  They offer a Presidential Scholarship which is available, they offer up to $24,000 per year for four years ($96,000). U.S. News & World Report voted them Best College in the Midwest.  More information available in the school counseling office admissions. McPherson College offers a truly unique program to help students graduate college debt free.  They can provide an in-person or Zoom interactive presentation of their college.  Schedule a campus visit at www.mcpherson.edu/ or admission@mcpherson.edu. They have a new health science program and a combined bachelor's and master's degrees in education.  

University of Nebraska – NU

University of Nebraska – applications are now open for students to apply to the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Emerging Media Arts.  This has been newly established at the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts at the University of Nebraska.  You will experience Design, Immersive + Interactive Media, Cinematic Arts, Story, Virtual Production, Sensory Media, Data + Art, and Sonic Arts.  This degree fuses the principles of great storytelling with emerging media technologies. 

 

University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame –  Notre Dame serves 16 countries and the globe in a program called Old College and it is for male undergraduates students that are interested in serving, young men that apply themselves academically and are interested in a variety of extracurricular activities.  High school youth that are interested in their Catholic faith.  Come and see weekends.   vocation@holycrossusa.org

NCK Tech

North Central Kansas Technical College offers 23 programs of study offered on their two campus locations, Beloit Campus and Hays Campus.  Contact www.ncktc.edu  Beloit campus and Hays Campus. Sophomore/Junior Day February 16th,  Beloit Campus, February 23rd - Hays Campus.  

Park College

 Located in beautiful Parkville Missouri, adjacent to Kansas City.  Park College is a 4-year nonprofit liberal arts college.  https://www.park.edu/  They also offer over 60 on-line degrees. They also offer several certificate programs in Business Analytics, Computer Networking, Homeland Security and Terrorism, Health Services Management and Leadership.  

The University of Mary

 Mary is a private, Christian, Catholic, Benedictine University that welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds. Infusing Benedictine values throughout the educational experience, Mary offers distinguished, professionally-focused academic programs enlivened by the liberal arts, global and civic service, robust internships, and mentoring by respected faculty.

As one of the most affordable private universities in the nation, Mary offers exceptional educational value as well as outstanding scholarship and financial aid opportunities.

The University of Mary exists to serve the religious, academic and cultural needs of the people in this region and beyond. Here is a video that can give you some more information: https://youtu.be/Go37Hy6QrVs .

St. Mary’s

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota in Winona sumn.edu/tourcmampus.  Majors in nursing, and physician assistant in five years, they have a partnership with Mayo Clinic through their Physician's Assistant program.  Saint Mary's just completed a $17 million dollar renovation on their Science Center, creating State-of-the art classrooms, and learning spaces.  

Salina Area Technical College

SATC has many new programs starting this spring semester which include:

Fire Science: 

This makes the program available to high school students from other schools as well as post-secondary students. We have removed the course prerequisites which enables students to start the program either in the fall or spring semester. This program is a 30 credit certificate program and we have an articulation agreement with Hutchinson Community College that allows our students to transfer these courses into their Fire Science program and complete their Associates degree.

Early Childhood Education: 

Local business and industry has indicated that they have plans to expand their operations and bring new employees to this area, but their biggest hurdles are affordable housing and available childcare. Local daycare centers and pre-schools have indicated that they have capacity to serve more children, but they cannot hire enough trained staff to fill all their slots. SATC has received the necessary approvals to start an Early Childhood Education program. We have hired an instructor and we will offer our first courses next spring. The program is designed to allow students to start either term. We are very excited to make this training available to students in this area.  

Washburn University 

Leadership scholarships available at Washburn University.  leadership@washburn.edu.  785-670-2000.  Washburn is still awarding Freshman Academic Scholarships.  Scholarships will be awarded based off self-reported information provided on their admission application.  Also Application fee waivers will be given throughout February for graduating seniors applying for the Summer or Fall 2021 semesters.   Washburn University – Apply to receive approximately $1,000 per year renewable for up to four years (3.0 GPA and 24 ACT required for incoming students) www.washburn.edu/leadership

Washburn Ichabod Days for juniors and seniors are November 5th, and January 28, 2022.  Juniors March 25, 2022 and Sophomores April 15, 2022.  RSVP at Ichabod Days

Wichita State

Wichita has a large number of scholarships www.Wichita.edu/scholarships listed on their website for students interested in attending Wichita State.  They have many competitive scholarships for Engineering, Business, Teaching, and Fine Arts. Wichita State is a test-optional institution for admission purposes, and Students can be admitted based on a 21 ACT/1080 SAT or 2.25 GPA.  Apply at wichita.edu/apply.  Any questions call 316-978-3085 or admissions@wichita.edu.  

HSF Wichita State scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a university degree.  Scholarships are available on a competitive basis.  Awards are based on merit.  Minimum 3.0 GPA.  US Citizen or Permanent legal resident, DACA or eligible non-citizen as defined by FAFSA. 

Wichita State - any senior that’s interested in majoring in Math or Science Teacher Education, please be aware that the Doris and Ralph Klose Scholarship Competition at Wichita State offers specific scholarship opportunities worth up to $20,000! I’ve attached a document with more details, and you can also go here: https://www.wichita.edu/academics/applied_studies/CAS_Advising/Services/Scholarships.php

Wichita State University – submit application materials to Wichita State University by October 15th. Students can apply for admissions by visiting Wichita.edu/apply.  Wichita State University will be offering high school seniors the chance to compete in the Distinguished Scholarship Invitational (DSI).  They will be awarding three $64,000 scholarships to attend Wichita State in the fall of 2022. 

Spring Semester Visits – Wichita State is prepared to conduct visits both in-person and virtually! I’ll be reaching out starting next week to nail down visit dates, I’ve already got a schedule mocked up and tried to be mindful of your school’s Spring Break. If there have been any changes to your visit policy/schedule since the Fall semester please let me know, otherwise I’ll assume your procedures remain the same.

Emailing transcripts – Wichita State WILL accept emailed transcripts as official! So when your seniors graduate in May, you can email transcripts to us rather than sending them in a sealed envelope and paying for postage. You’re still welcome to mail, fax, or hand-deliver if you prefer, and we also accept services like Naviance, National Clearinghouse, etc. Please email all student documents to admissions.processing@wichita.edu.

Scholarships – While our competitive scholarships like the Distinguished Scholarship Invitational had fall deadlines, there are still plenty of scholarships available! Go to www.wichita.edu/outsidescholarships, where we’ve assembled various, non-WSU scholarships; we did the searching for you and the students. Here’s one example of the scholarships posted on that link, and here’s a second one just because I like my counselors

Campus Visits – We are (still) hosting campus visits this semester for students/families comfortable attending in-person, and we also have virtual tours as an alternative. We also will continue to host group visits, so if you want to get a group of students together we’d love to host you on-campus or online! Go to www.wichita.edu/visit to register, all of our events are FREE to attend!

To check out all our scholarship competitions (and application), go to www.wichita.edu/scholarshipcompetitions. Deadlines are approaching soon for Wichita State.