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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 University 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
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 $2,500

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

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

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.

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.

Scholarships for Minority Students

Many different types of scholarships are available to minorities, LGBTQ, and women.

Detailed information about scholarships available to minority students can be found on their

Nebraska Opportunity Grant (NOG) Maximum Award $3,000

Nebraska resident who demonstrates high need. Limited availability.

Eligible recipient names are submitted to the State of Nebraska's Coordinating Commission of Post-Secondary Education pending approval.

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

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.

Sallie Mae Scholarship Search Varies

Anyone can create a profile to be personally matched to scholarships.

Register at www.SallieMae.com/ScholarshipSearch

 

Register at www.SallieMae.com/ScholarshipSearch

Doane SUCCESS Scholarship Program up to $10,000 with an average of $5000 (with a minimum of $2000)

Visit
http://www.doane.edu/doane-college-success-scholarship-program

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

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