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.
Aidsort descending Award Eligibility Process Renewability / Repayment
Athletic Award Varies. Funds are limited and awarded at the discretion of the coach.

To be eligible for any Doane Athletic Award, first-time students must meet two of the following three requirements based on final high-school transcripts:

Admitted students may be required to participate in a tryout.

This award is renewed each year at the discretion of the coach.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

For application and timeline information, visit their website

Blue Valley Community Action (BVCA) Partnership Scholarship $500

The BVCA Partnership Scholarship will be awarded to individuals planning to attend or currently attending a 4-year college. 

Complete packets include:

 

Board of Trustee's Scholarship $15,000 per year for students starting during the 2019-20 academic year. Admitted students are automatically eligible with a minimum 23 ACT and 3.25 GPA.

Students who meet the nomination criteria should apply to Doane University.

Renewable for up to eight semesters if the student maintains good academic standing.
Bridging the Dream Scholarship

Future and current graduate students can submit applications to win one of four $20,000 Bridging the Dream scholarships from SallieMae.

Visit their website to apply.

CPNRD Ron Bishop College Scholarship

Applicants must be college junior or seniors residing within the Central Platte Natural Resources District boundaries (Gothenburg to Columbus along the Platte River) and pursuing a career in the n

Application is available on the NRD website

Dianne Grieser Memorial Scholarship

Must be a graduate of any Lincoln public high school attending an institution of higher learning in the state of Nebraska.

Downloand and return their application to the address

Not eligible for renewal.

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.

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

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.

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Crete
402.826.8260
800.333.6263
faoffice@doane.edu

Grand Island, Lincoln,
Omaha, and Online

402.466.4774
888.803.6263
cps.faoffice@doane.edu

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