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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 Eligibility Process Renewability / Repayment
Federal Pell Grant

Awarded to undergraduate students with exceptional financial need.

Apply for the FAFSA.

2 full-time semesters or 4 full-time terms per academic year

Federal Perkins Loans Dependent on need.

Students must demonstrate exceptional financial need. Available funding is limited.  

Apply for the FAFSA.

RepaymentBegins 9 months after graduating, dropping below half-time or withdrawing from school.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Maximum Award $3,500

Awarded to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor’s degree and demonstrate exceptional financial need (Pell Grant eligible). Funding is limited.

Apply for the FAFSA.  

2 full-time semesters or 4 full-time terms per academic year

First-Plymouth Church Board for Women's Ministries

The Board for Women's Ministries of First-Plymouth Church is offering scholarships to non-traditional women students attending a school of higher education in Nebraska.

The scholarship application is available online at www.firstplymouth.org

Foster Care to Success More information is available at fc 2 success.org

For students from foster home. More information is available at fc 2 success.org

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Visit: fc 2 success.org

Grand Island Community Foundation

The Grand Island Community Foundation manages over 60 scholarship funds and awards more than 100 scholarships annually ranging from $250-$5,000.

Visit their website at www.gicf.org

Hispanic Scholarship Fund More information is available at hsf.net

More information is available at hsf.net

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Visit: hsf.net

International Financial Aid and College Scholarship Search More information is available at iefa.org

Scholarships for international students. More information is available at iefa.org

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Visit: iefa.org

Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant Maximum Award $5,550

An undergraduate student whose parent or guardian was a member of the U.S. Armed Forces and died as a result of service performed in Iraq or Afghanistan after September 11, 2001.

Apply for the FAFSA.

2 full-time semesters or 4 full-time terms per academic year

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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