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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 Process Renewability / Repaymentsort ascending
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.

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.
Board of Trustee's Scholarship Up to $48,000 ($12,000/yr for four years) Admitted students are automatically eligible with a minimum 25 ACT/1130 SAT and 3.4 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.
Sallie Mae Scholarship Search Varies

Anyone can create a profile to be personally matched to scholarships.

Register at www.SallieMae.com/ScholarshipSearch

 

Register at www.SallieMae.com/ScholarshipSearch

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.

Dianne Grieser Memorial Scholarship

Must be a graduate of any Lincoln public high school interested in a career in the business field.  Must be attending an institution of higher learning in the state of Nebraska.

Additional details and applications available in the Financial Aid Office.

Not eligible for renewal.

Lower Republican Natural Resources District Scholarship

Applicants must have permanent residence in the Lower Republican NRD. This includes the towns of Cambridge, Alma, Franklin, Red Cloud, and Superior.

Applicants essay, grades, class ranking, extracurricular activities, and letters of recommendation will be considered. Stop by the Financial Aid office to pick up an application.

May be received for up to two years.

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.

Travel Scholarship $1,000

Available to all juniors and seniors.

You will select your trip from a listing of approved trips during the May interterm. 

Available for up to $1,000.

The Travel Scholarship can be applied to one or two eligible trips.

The Travel Scholarship is optional, but highly encouraged.

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.

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