Guidance Counseling

Scotus Central Catholic High School’s staff and counselors strive to make a difference in the lives of students and families we serve. We are dedicated to assisting students in their intellectual, moral, physical, and spiritual education.

Contact Info:

Ms. Jill Brichacek

Guidance Counselor

402-564-7165 Ext. 121

jbrichacek@scotuscc.org

Office hours: Monday-Friday 7:45- 3:45

Scholarship Quest:

  • Make an account and receive scholarship updates that match your profile!

Scholarships:

UNLhttps://admissions.unl.edu/cost/#scholarships/F-I

UNKhttps://catalog.unk.edu/undergraduate/financial-information/scholarships/

UNOhttps://www.unomaha.edu/admissions/financial-support-and-scholarships/types-of-aid/scholarships/uno.php

WSChttps://www.wsc.edu/scholarships

Chadronhttps://www.csc.edu/start/finaid/scholarships/index.csc

Peruhttps://www.peru.edu/foundation/scholarships/

NWUhttps://www.nebrwesleyan.edu/admissions/financial-aid-office/undergraduate-aid

Creightonhttps://admissions.creighton.edu/admissions-information/scholarships

Central Community Collegehttps://www.cccneb.edu/admissions-aid/financialaid/

Northeast Community Collegehttps://northeast.edu/financial-aid-and-scholarships/scholarships

Southeast Community Collegehttps://www.southeast.edu/scholarships/


Rural Health Academic Programs

https://www.unmc.edu/studentservices/rse/enrichment/rural-health-enrichment-programs/index.html


Susan Buffet Scholarship

  • Application opens November 1st: Due on February 1st

https://buffettscholarships.org/eligibility-selection

Local Scholarships:
American Legion Oratorical Contest scholarship
Due October 15th, 2020
For more information, click here

 

FAFSA Resources:

FAFSA home website: https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa

Education Quest FAFSA Tools: https://www.educationquest.org/resources/fafsa-tools/

Creating a FAFSA Pin: https://studentaid.gov/fsa-id/create-account/launch

FAFSA Checklist: https://www.educationquest.org/pdfs/FAFSAchecklist.pdf

 

College Planning

College Athletics/Activities

If you wish to participate in athletics/activities at the NCAA or NAIA, you must register with the divisions eligibility center. To visit the websites and register, click on the applicable division below.

Reality Checkhttps://www.educationquest.org/myeducationquest/reality-check/

  • Reality Check is a fun tool to help you search for a career that will or won’t make your future potential lifestyle possible. Check it out!

 

College Testing

Should I take the PSAT?

Students should take the PSAT if they are interested in applying for the National Merit Scholarship.

ACT:

To register for the ACT and for general ACT information, click here

 

CCC Transfer Information:

Taking a college course through CCC and wondering how it will transfer to another college? Click the link below! Heidi Wilshusen is the transfer specialist from CCC (hwilshusen@cccneb.edu, 562-1262)

 

Good Reads/Podcasts:

Heights Forum

The Catholic Feminist

Catholic Stuff You Should Know

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