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Hansen Fellows

Hansen Fellows

Doane's Hansen Fellows award was established to recognize prospective students for both demonstrated leadership and leadership potential with an interest in encouraging continued education and growth. Up to 32 Hansen Fellows are available annually to students in addition to other merit funding. 

Hansen Fellows recipients are required to participate in the Directions Program and remain active in the Hansen Leadership Program while at Doane University.


Admitted students are automatically eligible with a minimum 3.5 GPA.

To be considered, students should:

  • Have a minimum 3.5 GPA
  • Apply for Directions Program by January 31, 2020
  • Complete a Resume
  • Complete Essay questions on the application
  • Have a recommendation letter sent
  • Create a short introduction video
  • Complete on-campus interview by February 22, 2020 (also accept Skype, FaceTime, or over the phone)


Renewability & Repayment

Renewable for up to eight semesters if the student maintains a 3.0 GPA and full-time enrollment status.

Additional class requirement during the student's second year and additional involvement requirements.


Students should complete the scholarship application and schedule an interview. To schedule an interview, contact Suzy Cochnar at 402.826.6767 or For all other questions, contact Andrew Brown at

Send any materials to: or mail to:

Doane University
Office of Admission
1014 Boswell Ave.
Crete, NE 68333