School Counselors’ Blog

We Can Expand Access for Low-income Nebraskans

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As the nation reels from this pandemic, experts at EducationQuest have noted a drop in low-income families submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This decline suggests more students from low-income homes are delaying or abandoning their college plans. This trend is concerning for the predictable impact it has on students’ lifelong income potential.

(You can track trends in federal student aid using Form Your Future’s FAFSA tracking resource.)

Winter events feature scholarships for students in the arts and STEM

January 22 and February 12 are our next two on-campus scholarship events. These events are customized for students with different academic interests. They give students and families great access to professors and alumni professionals who are thriving in their fields.

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NWU brings scholarship events to Kansas City and Denver

Do you work with students in the Kansas City or Denver areas? Be sure to let them know about exciting upcoming scholarship opportunities with Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Just like our on-campus events, every student who attends our event in Kansas City or Denver meets NWU alumni, faculty and staff and receives a scholarship worth thousands over their four years at NWU. Our event scholarships stack on top of Nebraska Wesleyan’s academic awards and acceptance grants for out-of-state students to increase Nebraska Wesleyan’s value even higher.

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NWU takes back-to-back 'Nursing Student of the Year' awards

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s nursing program has a sterling reputation. And that reputation is growing.

Last year, the March of Dimes honored one NWU professor (Prof. Sue Gabriel) and two NWU students (Sydney Wergin and Cassie Newton) as Nebraska Nurses of the Year.

And this year, NWU added another Nebraska Nursing Student of the Year in Katie Noble of Grand Island, Neb.

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NWU holds scholarship events that match your students’ academic interests

by Bill Motzer, enrollment vice president

Attending an event at Nebraska Wesleyan University needs to be on your students’ calendar. That’s because NWU matches scholarship events with students’ academic interests.

First, NWU offers a wide range of scholarship events geared specifically for students with different career and life goals. We give students great access to professors and alumni professionals who are thriving in their field of interest.

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Distinctive academic programs fuel enrollment growth

Back in August, Nebraska Wesleyan University enrolled its largest class in our 131-year history. So how is this recruiting season comparing?

Applications and deposits are above last year’s record pace—by quite a bit.

One reason why: Nebraska Wesleyan offers truly outstanding academic programs in the areas your students are seeking now. Here are just a few examples.

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