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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.

Your academic scholarship amount and GPA maintenance requirements are tied to the semester you started at Doane.
Aid Award Eligibilitysort descending Process Renewability / Repayment
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) $4,500/yr for students starting during the 2017-18 academic year.

For transfer students. Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) member

Contact the Office of Admission

3.0 GPA

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.

Van Hoy Scholarship Up to $48,000 ($12,000/yr for four years) Admitted students are automatically eligible with a minimum 20 ACT and 3.0 GPA.

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

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

Board of Trustee's Scholarship Up to $52,000 ($13,000/yr for four years) Admitted students are automatically eligible with a minimum 23 ACT and 3.25 GPA.

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

Renewable for up to eight semesters if the student maintains good academic standing.
Presidential Scholarship Up to $60,000 ($15,000/yr for four years) Admitted students are automatically eligible with a minimum 26 ACT and 3.65 GPA.

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

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

Admitted students are automatically eligible with a minimum 3.5 GPA.

To be considered, students should:

Students should complete the scholarship application and schedule an interview.

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

Additional class requirement during the student's second year.

Travel Scholarship $1,000

Available to all juniors and seniors.

You will select your trip from a listing of approved trips during the May interterm. 

Available for up to $1,000.

The Travel Scholarship can be applied to one or two eligible trips.

The Travel Scholarship is optional, but highly encouraged.

Visit Grant Up to $1,000 renewable for four years while at Doane.

Awarded to admitted applicants who complete an official on-campus visit during their senior year.

Contact the Office of Admission at 402.826.6767 or go to our visit page to schedule your tour.

This grant is renewable for up to eight semesters.

Doane University Legacy Grant $1,000

Awarded to admitted applicants who have a current sibling attending the Crete campus or who have had a sibling, parent, grandparent or great-grandparent graduate from Doane University.

Eligible students receive this award.

This grant is renewable for up to eight semesters.

Junior College Graduate Award $12,000/yr for students starting during the 2017-18 academic year.

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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