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.
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Douglas Sarpy County Family Community Education Scholarship

Applicants must be a resident of Douglas or Sarpy county that has completed at least one year of college by June of the current year.  Graduate level is acceptable.

Click here for scholarship information

Raymond A. Burke Scholarship

Students must be full-time, with a permanent address in the Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District, enrolled in a natural resource-related field of study, and intend to enter the work force upo

Call Scott Snell at 402-362-6601 or go to for an application.

Nebraska Juvenile Justice Association Scholarship

Full-time junior or senior attending an accredited college or university in Nebraska who is majoring in criminal justice or a related field (e.g., social work, psychology, mental health).  The stu

For complete scholarship application details, visit their website.

Nebraska Legal Professionals Association Annual Scholarship

The Nebraska Legal Professionals Association is awarding two scholarships to Nebraska high school or college students who wishes to further their education in law or the legal support field at an

Visit to apply.

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

Grand Island Community Foundation

The Grand Island Community Foundation manages over 60 scholarship funds and awards more than 100 scholarships annually ranging from $250-$5,000.

Visit their website at

Lincoln Builders Bureau Scholarship

Applicants must be an employee of a Lincoln Builders Bureau member company, or the dependent of an employee.

Application available at


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

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

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

For application and timeline information, visit their website


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