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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 Eligibilitysort ascending Process Renewability / Repayment
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

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

Visit: iefa.org

Visit: iefa.org

Black Excel Information is available at blackexcel.org website

Provides scholarships and other assistance for minorities. More information is available at blackexcel.org.

Visit: blackexcel.org

Visit: blackexcel.org

Air Force ROTC Scholarship Program Varies

Provides qualified students up to full tuition, book allowance and a monthly stipend.

Visit: afrotc.com

Offers four-year, three-year and limited two-year scholarships.

Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund More information is available at FamiliesofFreedom.org

Provides education assistance to members of families impacted by 9-11.

Visit: families of freedom.org

Visit: families of freedom.org

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.

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

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.

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

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