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 Eligibility Process Renewability / Repayment
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)

For transfer students. Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) member

Contact the Office of Admission

3.0 GPA

Presidential Scholarship The Presidential scholarship is $19,000 per year for students enrolling for the first time during the 2020-21 academic year.

The Presidential scholarship is $19,000 per year for students enrolling for the first time during the 2020-21 academic year.

Renewable for up to eight semesters if the student maintains a 3.0 GPA and full-time enrollment status.
Private / Alternative Student Loans Varies (Up to Cost of Attendance)

We recommend that you and your family review all your funding options and then determine the best one/s for your situation.

Disclosure Statement for Borrowers with Private Education Loans

You must renew each year with the lender of your choice.

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.

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

Scholarship opportunites for Graduate Students

Eligibility requirements for graduate scholarships typically vary
according to the source and type of scholarship. Scholarships may be

Visit the Open Education Database for more information

Scholarships for Minority Students

Many different types of scholarships are available to minorities, LGBTQ, and women.

Detailed information about scholarships available to minority students can be found on their

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 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

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

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