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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. If you enrolled in classes at Doane College prior to Fall 2014, then please use the following document to determine your academic scholarship requirements. Pre-Fall 2014 Academic Scholarship GPA Requirements.
Aid Award Eligibilitysort ascending Process Renewability / Repayment
Doane SUCCESS Scholarship Program up to $10,000 with an average of $5000 (with a miniumum of $2000)


Students selected based on application package which includes a short essay, a video introduction, and an interview with the selection committee.

Once a student is accepted into the SUCCESS Program they are guaranteed the funds for all 4 years at Doane, given that they meet the academic standards of the program.  For more details

LIVE Doane Scholarship

To be eligible for this scholarship, candidates at our GPS locations must have a cumulative
Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 or above and LIVE Doane.  They must

The application is available to current GPS students through their Doane gmail account.


The scholarship may only be awarded once per students, but students who have not received the scholarship may re-apply.

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.

Rocky Mountain Alumni Scholarship $1,500

Must be a student from the Rocky Mountain area in Colorado.

Specific requirements can be found on the Rocky Mountain Alumni Chapter site.

Please visit the Rocky Mountain Alumni site for information on this scholarship.

This is a one-time $1,500 award scholarship.

Merrill Scholarship $2,500/yr for students starting during the 2015-16 academic year.

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 $11,500/yr for students starting during the 2015-16 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.

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.

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.
Doane College 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 College.

Eligible students receive this award.

This grant is renewable for up to eight semesters.

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.