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6401 Sorensen Pkwy

Omaha, NE 68152

School Hours:

Monday - Friday

8:10 am - 3:15 pm

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123 456 789

Goldsmith Hall

New York, NY 90210

07:30 - 19:00

Monday to Friday

College Scholarship Information and Tips

Upcoming Events
  1. Late Start

    December 13
  2. Early Dismissal

    December 18
  3. Semester Finals

    December 18

Scholarships can be a great blessing to a student planning to pursue higher education. Below are some tips to help you find and apply for scholarship opportunities as you prepare for your future education.

Tips for Finding Scholarships

  1. Organize scholarships in deadline order, and set aside time each week to work on scholarship essays and applications.
  2. If requested on the application, list activities, awards, honors, classes, as well as volunteer or paid jobs. Track them using the Activities Resume at
  3. If an application requires a letter of recommendation, give the person writing the letter sufficient notice, a specific deadline, and a copy of your Activities Resume.
  4. After writing the essay, ask an adult (preferably an English teacher) to review the document for spelling, grammar, and sentence structure.
  5. Following all direction, and make sure the application is complete and submitted by the deadline or it will be disqualified.
  6. Never pay for scholarship services! Talk to guidance counselor Mrs. Clark or contact EducationQuest about many options available.

Where to Find Scholarships

  1. ScholarshipQuest at contains more than 2,000 local and state scholarships. We also have resources at our offices in Omaha.
  2. Visit Mrs. Clark’s office at least once a month during your senior year to learn about local and national awards.
  3. Contact colleges of interest for a list of scholarships they offer along with information about criteria, deadlines, and application procedures.
  4. Other resources could include clubs and organizations, parents’ employers, and civic organizations.
  5. National Scholarship Search Sites – visit free sites such as:


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