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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 Processsort descending Renewability / Repayment
Dale E. Siefkes Memorial Scholarship

1. Applicant must be a junior or senior level college student during the upcoming academic year at a Nebraska college pursuing a career in Education.

Applicants are required to complete the Lincoln Community Foundation Application Form online at www.lcf.org and submit the form and all required attachments electr

Visit www.lcf.org for details.

Florence Turner Karlin Scholarship

1. Applicant must be a former graduate of any high school in Nebraska.

Applicants are required to complete the Lincoln Community Foundation Application Form online at www.lcf.org and submit the form and all required attachments electr

Visit www.lcf.org for details.

Brenda Brown Desatnick Memorial Scholarship

1. Applicant must be a female former graduate of any high school in the United States.

Applicants are required to complete the Lincoln Community Foundation Application Form online at www.lcf.org and submit the form and all required attachments electr

Visit www.lcf.org for details.

Haymarket Gallery Emerging Artists Scholarship

1.

Applicants are required to complete the Lincoln Community Foundation Application Form online at www.lcf.org and submit the form and all required attachments electr

Visit www.lcf.org for details.

George & Lynna Cook Scholarship

1. Applicant must be a current graduating senior or a former graduate of any high school in Nebraska or have successfully completed the GED.

Applicants are required to complete the Lincoln Community Foundation Application Form online at www.lcf.org and submit the form and all required attachments electr

Visit www.lcf.org for details.

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

Sallie Mae Fund Scholarship Varies

Scholarships target low income and minority population.

Applications are available at the sallie mae fund.org

Applications are available at the sallie mae fund.org

Vocational Rehabilitation Varies. Dependent on funding.

Available to students with a significant employment disability. This award is need based and dependent on funding.

Applications are available from regional Vocational Rehabilitation offices.

Visit: vr.ne.gov

Federal Direct PLUS (Parent) Loan Varies (Up to Cost of Attendance)

Parents who do not have adverse credit history may borrow for their dependent student. Applications are approved by the Federal Direct Loan Origination Center based on a credit check.

Apply for the FAFSA and complete Direct PLUS Loan Request and Master Promissory Note here

Begins after the loan is fully disbursed. Deferment options are available. Please contact the Financial Aid Office for further information.

Teacher Education Assistance for College Higher Education Grant (TEACH) Maximum Award: Undergraduate $16,000; Graduate $8,000

NOTE: You must contact the Financial Aid Office prior to applying for the TEACH Grant to determine if you qualify for the TEACH grant by your ACT percentile score or current Doane GPA.

Apply for the FAFSA, then complete TEACH Grant Counseling and Agreement to Serve (ATS)

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

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