Small Town Times December Newsletter - Page 19

Congratulations to John Zimmer as he has been accepted to Mid-Plains Community College. There is a poster in the brick building showcasing all of our seniors and to what colleges they have been accepted. Scholarships There is a scholarship opportunity for students taking dual-enrollment college courses. Students participating in dual-enrollment college courses or early admit programs, are encouraged to apply or the Access College Early (ACE) Scholarship if they show financial need. This state and federally-funded scholarship will pay tuition and mandatory fees at participating Nebraska colleges. Applications will be reviewed by Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education (CCPE). If you have questions, contact myself or Ritchie Morrow, Financial Aid Coordinator, CCPE, ritchie.morrow@nebraska.gov or 402.471.0032. Susan Thompson Buffett Scholarship opens November 1, 2018 and closes February 1, 2019 at 5 p.m. (CST) For local and state scholarships, visit Scholarship Quest at EducationQuest.org. It is never too early to begin searching for scholarships as well as making your list of strengths, volunteer activities, and other notable characteristics about yourself. November College Bulletin. Prepare for the FAFSA with free programs and resources If you’re a senior, it’s time to start preparing for the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). You’ll complete the form after October 1 and typically, before April 1 depending on your college’s priority deadline. Colleges will use your FAFSA results to determine how much they will award you in federal, state and college-based financial aid. The following Education link will help you learn more about the financial aid process and the FAFSA http://www.educationquest.org Kearney office 308-234-6310. Follow them on Facebook and Twitter! NAME: Susan Poland SCHOOL: Litchfield Public Schools CLASS: PreK-12 School Counselor SCHOOL PHONE: (308)-446-2244 ext 204 Email: susan.poland@litchfieldps.org Website: https://sites.google.com/a/litchfieldps.org/mrspoland/