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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.

Aidsort ascending Award Eligibility Process Renewability / Repayment
Presidential Scholarship Up to $56,000 ($14,000/yr for four years)

Admitted students are automatically eligible with a minimum 27 ACT/1210 SAT and 3.65 GPA.

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

Renewable for up to eight semesters if the student maintains a 3.0 GPA and full-time enrollment status.

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) $13,000/yr

For transfer students. Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) member

Contact the Office of Admission

3.0 GPA

Perry Scholarship $11,000/yr

For transfer students. 24+ hours of college credit & 3.5+ cumulative college GPA

Contact the Office of Admission

3.0 GPA

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.

PEO Scholarships Varies

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Pagesz.net Scholarship

Students 18 years of age or older, who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens planning to attend college in the fall of 2014 are eligible to apply.

Essay required.  Visit their website for more information.

Out-of-State Visit Grant Up to $1,500

Awarded to admitted applicants outside the state of Nebraska 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.

Oregon Trail Community Foundation

Applicants must be a Junior or Senior who is a previous graduate of Scottsbluff Senior High School and is pursuing studies in education or teaching. 

Nebraska State Reading Association Scholarship $1,000

Visit:  nereads.org

Applications are due on October 1st of each year.

Visit:  nereads.org

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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