Washburn University School of Law – Diversity Chat

An online chat on Thursday February 16th from 4-6 p.m. will be offered answer questions about choosing law as a career, how to prepare for law school, skills and time management techniques needed.

A link to join the chat will be available at http://www.washburnlaw.edu

on the day of the Chat. Please note you must have Java downloaded in order to access the chat.

Call (800)927-4529 with questions.

Senator Dole Public Services Scholarship

To apply go to this website after January 26th, 2012

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
The Senator Robert J. Dole Public Service Scholarship Program has been established to recognize students who have demonstrated involvement in volunteer community and public service. The recipients will be encouraged to pursue study and ongoing involvement in the area of public service. Drawing upon the spirit and experience of Senator Dole’s career, the Dole Scholarship will emphasize public service-improving the public service capacities of public officials and helping students understand the challenges and rewards of public life. This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services®, a division of Scholarship America®. Scholarship Management Services is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.
ELIGIBILITY
Applicants to the Senator Robert J. Dole Public Service Scholarship Program must –
 Be high school seniors who will graduate in 2012 from an accredited public or private high school in Kansas.
 Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
 Demonstrate significant involvement in volunteer community service projects or public service activities.
 Plan to enroll no later than fall 2012 in full-time undergraduate study at a Kansas Regents’ University* or Washburn University for the entire upcoming academic year.
*University of Kansas Fort Hays State University,Kansas State University Wichita State University, Pittsburg State University Emporia State University
AWARDS
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $1,000 award. Up to sixty (60) awards will be granted in 2012. Scholarships will be distributed to students in each of Kansas’ four Congressional Districts, provided there are qualified applicants.
Please note: This award is for one year only and is not renewable.
APPLICATION
Interested students must complete the application and mail it along with a current, complete high school transcript of grades to Scholarship Management Services postmarked no later than March 9, 2012. Grade reports are not
acceptable. Online transcripts must display student name, school name, grade and credit hours earned for each course, and term in which each course was taken. Applicants will receive acknowledgment of their application. If an acknowledgment card is not received within three weeks, applicants may call Scholarship Management Services to verify that the application has been received.
Applicants are responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information. Applications are evaluated on the information supplied; therefore, answer all questions as completely as possible. Incomplete applications will not be
evaluated. All information received is considered confidential and is reviewed only by Scholarship Management Services.

 

 

2012 Best Buy Scholarship Program

2012 Best Buy Scholarship Program–
Students That Hit the Books & Help Their Communities

Apply at: http://bestbuy-communityrelations.com/scholarship.htm

Deadline: February 26, 2012

The Best Buy Children’s Foundation recognizes how important teens are to our community and our society. We’re eager to learn what is important to them and help provide access to opportunities for them. Best Buy and Best Buy Children’s Foundation serve a diverse population of young teens in the areas of learning and leadership and provide access to opportunities for teens through technology. Through its support of out-of-school programs, Best Buy will be a conduit for teens to reach development opportunities that are important to them. Best Buy will help teens develop the technology skills they will need for success in college, careers and life… and when they’re ready, we’ll help students in grades 9-12 reach their dreams of college by providing access to education through the Best Buy Scholarship Program.

This year the program will award scholarships to students in grades 9-12 living in the U.S. or Puerto Rico who plan to enter a full-time undergraduate course of study upon high school graduation.

Up to 1,200 students will each receive a $1,000 scholarship. If you’re a 9-12 grade student who plans to attend post-secondary education, have solid grades and are involved in community service or work experience, we encourage you to apply! (Note: Previous winners are ineligible to apply.)

Do you know a farmer?

Ask a framer to nominate our school for this grant of  up to $25,000

Nothing is more important than the next generation. That’s why we introduced America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education to help farmers positively impact their communities and support local school districts. Sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, this program gives farmers the opportunity to nominate their public school district to compete for a grant of up to $25,000.

In all, the program will allow local school districts in 1,245 counties across 39 states to add over $2.3 million to their math and science programs.

To nominate your local school district, fill out the online form by April 30, 2012. at

http://www.americasfarmers.com/growruraleducation/school-nominations.aspx

 

 

Buick Achievers Scholarship

You are making a difference. In your classroom and in your community. If you have the passion to succeed—especially in fields of study important to the automotive and related industries—the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is looking for you. This year, we will award 1,100 scholarships, including 100 renewable scholarships of up to $25,000 per year.

Applicants must:

  • Be high school seniors or graduates or be current undergraduate students
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited U.S. four-year college or university for the entire 2012–13 academic year (excluding proprietary and online schools)
  • Plan to major in a specified course of study that focuses on Engineering/Technology or select Design and Business-related programs of study. See the list of eligible majors.
  • Be interested in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries
  • Be U.S. citizens and have permanent residence in the United States

Deadline is February 29, 2012

 

KU – Women’s Engineering Weekend

SWE Weekend of Engineering

SWE Weekend of Engineering


February 18 – 19, 2012

Engineering Your Future

SWE Weekend of Engineering is a camp for high school girls that blends fun educational activities and a glimpse of the KU college experience. Two SWE Weekends take place every year; one each in the fall and spring semester. They are ideal for students at the junior or senior level of high school, but freshman and sophomores are welcome too. Contact Lindsey McCaig, lmccaig@ku.edu or (785) 864-2989 for more information.

Registration Formhttps://engr.ku.edu/online_forms/forms/spring-weekend-engineering-2012

 

As a Weekend of Engineering camper, you will:

  • Attend demonstrations and presentations by KU engineering professors
  • Visit engineering labs on campus
  • Learn about career and study opportunities in engineering
  • Interact with KU engineering women who will work with you during the weekend as counselors
  • Work in teams on a fun engineering project

Accommodations

  • All lodging, meals, and activities are included during the camp.
  • Participants stay at a hotel in Lawrence.

The KU Experience

  • What will life be like as a student at KU? You’ll get an idea during the SWE Weekend of Engineering!
  • Attend an athletic event
  • Tour the campus
  • Dine at Mrs. E’s, the highly acclaimed dining hall that serves many KU residence halls.

Details

  • The fee for the camp is $95 and includes all costs – hotel, meals, and activities

Schedule

  • Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday morning.
  • Attend KU vs. Missouri Women’s Basketball game on Saturday.
  • Pick-up is at 2 p.m. on Sunday.