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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 Award Eligibilitysort descending Process Renewability / Repayment
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.

Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund More information is available at FamiliesofFreedom.org

Provides education assistance to members of families impacted by 9-11.

Visit: families of freedom.org

Visit: families of freedom.org

International Financial Aid and College Scholarship Search More information is available at iefa.org

Scholarships for international students. More information is available at iefa.org

Visit: iefa.org

Visit: iefa.org

Federal Direct Subsidized & Unsubsidized Stafford Loans Determined by FAFSA and grade level.

Subsidized Stafford loans are available to undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need and are enrolled at least half-time.

Apply for the FAFSA.

 

Sallie Mae Bridging the Dream Scholarships

The Sallie Mae Fund’s Completing the Dream Scholarship Program helps
outstanding students from minority and other historically underserved

Apply online at their 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

Lincoln Education Association Retired Scholarship

This scholarship is for graduates of any Lincoln, Nebraska public high school who will be student teaching next year.

Contact their office at 402-489-7500 for an application.

Phil Shanline Scholarship

This scholarship is open to any student who will be attending any post-secondary institution in pursuit of a Certificate, Diploma or Degree.

Applicants must possess an overall grade point average of at least 2.0 for at least two periods at the last secondary or post secondary institution which they attended.

Tuition Funding Sources

Tuition Funding Sources is available free of charge to all students looking to continue their education after high school

Students need to create an account at www.tuitionfundingsources.com

Lincoln Community Foundation

Visit lcf.org to find out if you are eligible to apply for one or many of their scholarships

Visit: lcf.org

Visit: lcf.org

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