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Financing Your Education

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 Awardsort descending Eligibility Process Renewability / Repayment
Thomas Doane Transfer Scholarship

 

This scholarship is $21,000 per year for transfer students enrolling for the first time during the 2020-21 academic year.

3.0 cumulative GPA required for renewal

Courage to Grow Scholarship

You must be a junior or senior in high school or college student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better. All applicants must be U.S. citizens.

Apply at www.couragetogrowscholarship.com 

Doane University Legacy Grant $1,000

Awarded to admitted applicants who have a current sibling attending the Crete campus or who have had a sibling, parent, grandparent or great-grandparent graduate from Doane University.

Eligible students receive this award.

This grant is renewable for up to eight semesters.

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.

Rocky Mountain Alumni Scholarship $1,500

Must be a student from the Rocky Mountain area in Colorado.

Specific requirements can be found on the Rocky Mountain Alumni Chapter site.

Please visit the Rocky Mountain Alumni site for information on this scholarship.

This is a one-time $1,500 award scholarship.

Hansen Fellows $1,500 per year for students starting during the 2019-20 academic year.

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.

Van Hoy Scholarship $15,000 per year for students entering the 2020-21 academic year.

The Van Hoy scholarship is $15,000 per year for students enrolling for the first time during the 2020-21 academic year.

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

Senator Hugh Butler Transfer Scholarship $17,000 per year.

The Senator Hugh Butler Transfer scholarship is $17,000 per year for transfer students enrolling for the first time during the 2020-21 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

Teacher Education Assistance for College Higher Education Grant (TEACH) Contact Financial Aid for current TEACH grant amount

The TEACH Grant is available to students who:

1)  Have the intent to be certified and teach in a high-need field. Federal shortage needs are defined below:

Please 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.

 

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

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