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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
Performing Arts Varies. Funds are limited and awarded at the discretion of the activity director. Admitted applicants with special abilities in performing arts are eligible; must meet nomination criteria Admitted students may be required to participate in an audition / evaluation.

This award is renewed each year at the discretion of the director.

Students are expected to participate in the program for which the award is given.

Custer County Foundation Scholarships

Students must be former graduates of Custer County high schools.

All information and application forms available at www.ccfneb.org

These scholarships are not renewable.

Veterans United Scholarship Five bi-annual $2,000 scholarship(s)

Potential applicants must be pursuing a post-secondary degree at an accredited college or university and have a connection to the military by being one of the following:

Applicants must also submit an essay no longer than 750 words based on one of three prompts made available in the spring and fall by Veterans United Scholarship Program.

Five bi-annual $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to help pay for tuition and books.

Artistic Excellence in Print Design & Marketing Scholarship
  • A current undergraduate or graduate majoring in Graphic Arts & Design or a related field

Applicants will be judged based on the completion and submission of a personal marketing package promoting themselves. This package must contain one (1) of each of the following:

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

American Association of School Personnel Administrators

Applicant must reside in these states/provinces or be currently matriculating at a college or university within these states/provinces: Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Okl

Application materials will be posted on the AASPA website on February 1, 2013 and must be submitted electronically to AASPA by April 12, 2013.

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

American Business Women's Association (ABWA) Network Chapter Scholarship

Nebraska residents in need of financial assistance who are on a non-traditional (education has been interrupted for three or more years) track to complete their 4-year degree.

Applications available here.

This scholarship is not renewable.

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.

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