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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 Eligibility Process Renewability / Repaymentsort descending
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

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) $13,000/yr

For transfer students. Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) member

Contact the Office of Admission

3.0 GPA

Perry Scholarship $11,000/yr

For transfer students. 24+ hours of college credit & 3.5+ cumulative college GPA

Contact the Office of Admission

3.0 GPA

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.

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.

Zenon C.R. Hansen Leadership Scholarship

Student must be admitted and planning to attend Doane College in the Fall upon high school graduation and have attained a high school GPA of at least 3.0.

Application and additional information is available upon request from the Doane College Office of Admission at 402.826.8222.

All recipients are considered for renewal and must submit the completed form, a short essay describing his/her scouting activities, personal goals and accomplishments as a collegian, and have achi

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.

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.

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.

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