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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
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

Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant Maximum Award $5,550

An undergraduate student whose parent or guardian was a member of the U.S. Armed Forces and died as a result of service performed in Iraq or Afghanistan after September 11, 2001.

Apply for the FAFSA.

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

Federal Pell Grant Maximum Award $5,550

Awarded to undergraduate students with exceptional financial need.

Apply for the FAFSA.

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

Federal Direct Subsidized & Unsubsidized Stafford Loans Determined by FAFSA and grade level.

Subsidized Stafford loans are available to undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need and are enrolled at least half-time.

Apply for the FAFSA.

 

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

Blue Valley Community Action (BVCA) Partnership Scholarship $500

The "BVCA Partnership Scholarship" will be awarded to individuals planning to attend or currently attending a 4-year college. 

Complete packets include:

N/A

Visit Grant Up to $1,000

Awarded to admitted applicants who complete an official on-campus visit during their senior year.

Contact the Office of Admission

This grant is renewable for up to eight semesters.

Merrill Scholarship $9,000/yr

For transfer students. 24+ hours of college credit and 3.0+ cumulative college GPA

Contact the Office of Admission

3.0 GPA

Excellence Funding Varies. Included in the total financial aid package as required by federal regulations and college policies.

Excellence Funding is given to students who will make an immediate impact to a program as determined by the coach for an athletic program or a director of a fine arts program.

Contact the Office of Admission or Financial Aid Office.

This scholarship will be renewed according to the requirements set forth by the director or head coach in the area of the scholarship.

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