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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.
Aidsort descending Award Eligibility Process Renewability / Repayment
Special Recognition Merit Awards Up to $28,000 ($7,000/yr for four years) Doane College recognizes student potential based on admittance and strives to make an education affordable. Award notice is provided at time of admittance.

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

The scholarship is renewed each year for four years.
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

Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program $5,000 up to $17,500

Loan forgiveness for individuals who teach five consecutive years and meet other criteria.

Visit: Federal Student Aid Website

Visit: Federal Student Aid Website

The Norden Club of Lincoln Foundation Scholarship

The applicant must live within a 100-mile radius of Lincoln, Nebraska.

Visit the Financial Aid Office for application and additional information.  The Committee will select an applicant who wishes to pursue an educational experience or project pertaining to any of th

This scholarship is not renewable.

Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship $5,000 / $10,000

To qualify for the scholarship, students must have a GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and be enrolled in an accredited college for university for the Spring 2015 semester.

Students may apply for the scholarship through the Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Website.

 

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.

U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship Program $1,000

Visit: usbank.com

Visit: usbank.com

Visit: usbank.com

United Negro College Fund Information is available at: uncf.org

Visit: uncf.org

Visit: uncf.org

Visit: uncf.org

Van Hoy Scholarship Up to $40,000 ($10,000/yr for four years) Admitted students are automatically eligible with a minimum 22 ACT/ 1020 SAT and 3.2 GPA.

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

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

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.

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