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.

Your academic scholarship amount and GPA maintenance requirements are tied to the semester you started at Doane.
Aid Award Eligibilitysort ascending Process Renewability / Repayment
BigSun Scholarship

All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute.

Visit www.bigsunathletics.com for application information.

Doane's Leadership Award

Admitted students are automatically eligible with a minimum 3.5 GPA.

To be considered, students should:

Students should complete the scholarship application and schedule an interview.

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

Additional class requirement during the student's second year.

Presidential Scholarship Up to $60,000 ($15,000/yr for four years) Admitted students are automatically eligible with a minimum 26 ACT and 3.65 GPA.

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

Renewable for up to eight semesters if the student maintains a 3.0 GPA and full-time enrollment status.
Board of Trustee's Scholarship Up to $52,000 ($13,000/yr for four years) Admitted students are automatically eligible with a minimum 23 ACT and 3.25 GPA.

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

Renewable for up to eight semesters if the student maintains good academic standing.
Van Hoy Scholarship Up to $48,000 ($12,000/yr for four years) Admitted students are automatically eligible with a minimum 20 ACT and 3.0 GPA.

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

Renewable for up to eight semesters if the student retains good academic standing.

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.

Grand Island Community Foundation

The Grand Island Community Foundation manages over 60 scholarship funds and awards more than 100 scholarships annually ranging from $250-$5,000.

Visit their website at www.gicf.org

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) $4,500/yr for students starting during the 2017-18 academic year.

For transfer students. Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) member

Contact the Office of Admission

3.0 GPA

Teacher Education Assistance for College Higher Education Grant (TEACH) Maximum Award: up to $3,724/yr

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

CollegeSTEPS Scholarship

By signing up for the CollegeSTEPS program with Wells Fargo, you will receive college planning and budgeting emails and be enter

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