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Financing Your Education

Education is one of the most important, and possibly the first, big investment of your life. Spend some time researching scholarships as they can be a big factor in financing your years at college.

Aid Awardsort ascending Eligibility Process Renewability / Repayment
Excellence Funding Varies. Included in the total financial aid package as required by federal regulations and college policies.

Excellence Funding is given to students who will make an immediate impact to a program as determined by the coach for an athletic program or a director of a fine arts program.

Contact the Office of Admission or Financial Aid Office.

This scholarship will be renewed according to the requirements set forth by the director or head coach in the area of the scholarship.

Athletic Award Varies. Funds are limited and awarded at the discretion of the coach.

To be eligible for any Doane Athletic Award, first-time students must meet two of the following three requirements based on final high-school transcripts:

Admitted students may be required to participate in a tryout.

This award is renewed each year at the discretion of the coach.

Performing Arts Varies. Funds are limited and awarded at the discretion of the activity director.

Admitted applicants with special abilities in performing arts are eligible; must meet nomination criteria

Admitted students may be required to participate in an audition / evaluation.

This award is renewed each year at the discretion of the director.

Students are expected to participate in the program for which the award is given.

Presidential Scholarship Up to $56,000 ($14,000/yr for four years)

Admitted students are automatically eligible with a minimum 27 ACT/1210 SAT and 3.65 GPA.

Students who meet the nomination criteria should apply to Doane College.

Renewable for up to eight semesters if the student maintains a 3.0 GPA and full-time enrollment status.

Board of Trustee's Scholarship Up to $48,000 ($12,000/yr for four years)

Admitted students are automatically eligible with a minimum 25 ACT/1130 SAT and 3.4 GPA.

Students who meet the nomination criteria should apply to Doane College.

Renewable for up to eight semesters if the student maintains a 3.0 GPA and full-time enrollment status.

Van Hoy Scholarship Up to $40,000 ($10,000/yr for four years)

Admitted students are automatically eligible with a minimum 22 ACT/ 1020 SAT and 3.2 GPA.

Students who meet the nomination criteria should apply to Doane College.

Renewable for up to eight semesters if the student retains good academic standing.

Special Recognition Merit Awards Up to $28,000 ($7,000/yr for four years)

Doane College recognizes student potential based on admittance and strives to make an education affordable. Award notice is provided at time of admittance.

Students who meet the nomination criteria should apply to Doane College.

The scholarship is renewed each year for four years.

Out-of-State Visit Grant Up to $1,500

Awarded to admitted applicants outside the state of Nebraska who complete an official on-campus visit during their senior year.

Contact the Office of Admission

This grant is renewable for up to eight semesters.

Merrill Scholarship $9,000/yr

For transfer students. 24+ hours of college credit and 3.0+ cumulative college GPA

Contact the Office of Admission

3.0 GPA

Junior College Graduate Award $7,000/yr

For transfer students graduating from a two-year college.

Contact the Office of Admission.

Students must remain in good academic standing to renew this award.

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