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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.

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Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship $5,000 / $10,000

To qualify for the scholarship, students must have a GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and be enrolled in an accredited college for university for the Fall 2014 semester.

Students may apply for the scholarship through the Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Website.

 

The Norden Club of Lincoln Foundation Scholarship

The applicant must live within a 100-mile radius of Lincoln, Nebraska.

Visit the Financial Aid Office for application and additional information.  The Committee will select an applicant who wishes to pursue an educational experience or project pertaining to any of th

This scholarship is not renewable.

Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program $5,000 up to $17,500

Loan forgiveness for individuals who teach five consecutive years and meet other criteria.

Visit: Federal Student Aid Website

Visit: Federal Student Aid Website

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

Available to students who: 1) have the intent to be certified and teach (or are teaching) in a high-need field;  2) agree to teach a minimum of 4 years (within 8 years of completing your degree) a

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

Special Recognition Merit Awards Up to $28,000 ($7,000/yr for four years)

Doane College recognizes student potential based on admittance and strives to make an education affordable. Award notice is provided at time of admittance.

Students who meet the nomination criteria should apply to Doane College.

The scholarship is renewed each year for four years.

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

ROTC Varies

Must be a member of the ROTC program.

Contact your military recruiter for an application to the ROTC program.

Awarded for one to four years. Includes tuition/fees, book allowance and a monthly stipend.

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.

Republican Women Leadership Circle Scholarship

Female undergraduates (sophomore through senior standing) or females pursuing a Masters degree that can be applied to a political field.

Submit a one page resume containing the following information: Republican Party/political involvement, community/charitable activities, positions of leadership, honors and awards, references.

 

Private / Alternative Student Loans Varies (Up to Cost of Attendance)

We recommend that you and your family review all your funding options and then determine the best one/s for your situation.

Disclosure Statement for Borrowers with Private Education Loans

You must renew each year with the lender of your choice.

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