Browse below to find education resources, opportunities and events, and general education news.

Opportunities and Events

Grand Canyon University Online Programs Seminar – May 12th & May 13th, 2021
GCU offers over 250 academic programs, including over 200 online programs for working professionals. Register for a free session to learn more about their online offerings and scholarships.
May 12th, 4 p.m. (MST): https://gcu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0tde2vrzwjG9Kd8xAxaseaHf8DN1SGs8kJ
May 13th, 2:30 p.m. (MST): https://gcu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYsduCqqT4sGdfbCJG-mlcse0wj2f8d3WjZ

Resources

2021-22 Federal Pell Grant
The maximum Federal Pell Grant for 2021–22 (July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022) will be $6,495. The amount an individual student may receive depends on a number of factors.
Learn more at: https://financialaidtoolkit.ed.gov/tk/

College Planning: Comparison of the SAT and ACT

Financial Aid Glossary
Gain a better understanding of financial aid terms. Read more >

Homeschooling Resources for Nebraska

Nebraska Homeschool Laws & Requirements

Top Ten Free Homeschooling Sites
With the cost of home education already high in many families, the appeal of a free homeschooling curriculum program is significant. Read more >

Types of Student Loans
From debt.org Read more >

Education and Training Services from NEworks
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Community College Gap Assistance Program
https://ccpe.nebraska.gov/gapPE

Directory of Postsecondary Institutions in Nebraska
https://ccpe.nebraska.gov/directory-postsecondary-institutions-nebraska

NET Nebraska Education
Virtual Learning Library, Internships and training, and other educational resources. Visit site >

Iowa Connections Academy
Iowa Connections Academy offers an alternative to homeschooling in Iowa and still gives students the flexibility to learn at home with a curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards. Visit site >

Nebraska Summer Learning Programs
From the state of Nebraska Department of Education: https://www.education.ne.gov/tl/summer-learning-programs/

News

University of Nebraska Announces Free Tuition for Qualifying Students
The Nebraska Promise program covers undergraduate tuition at the University of Nebraska’s four campuses (UNK, UNL, UNMC and UNO) and its two-year technical college (NCTA).

Tuition is covered for students who meet academic qualifications and have a family income of $60,000 or less (Adjusted Gross Income/AGI) or are Pell Grant-eligible. Learn more here.

Nebraska Indian Community College
NICC is waiving tuition for high school students enrolling in dual-credit courses.

Peru State College
The Nebraska State Colleges Tuition Guarantee ensures that Pell-qualified Nebraska students can attend Peru State College tuition-free. Qualified first-time freshman and transfer students pursuing an undergraduate degree will receive a combination of federal grants, state or private grants, college remissions, or College Foundation scholarships to fill any tuition gap left after the Pell Grant. 

Western Iowa Tech: Free Tuition and Training for High-Demand Jobs
Free tuition is made possible by the Last-Dollar Scholarship, a part of an initiative to help the state of Iowa fill high-demand jobs. Because finances can be a barrier to attending college, the Last-Dollar Scholarship covers the cost of tuition toward a diploma or Associate of Applied Science degree aligned with a high-need field. People like you are needed to keep Iowa competitive and ready for the future. Now a scholarship is available to help Iowa residents get the training needed for a good-paying, 21st century jobs.

Wayne State College Tuition Guarantee Program
The new Nebraska State Colleges Tuition Guarantee ensures Pell-qualified Nebraska students can attend Wayne State College tuition-free. The program takes effect in Fall 2021 and applies to returning and new undergraduate students.