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Capital Alumni Chapter Scholarship Application

Deadline to Apply: Monday, April 3, 2023

Established in December 2008, The Capital Alumni Chapter Scholarship is the culmination of more than 20 years of fundraising efforts. This award was established by alumni and friends from the greater Lincoln, Nebraska area to assist students from Nebraska who attend Doane University in pursuit of an outstanding education.

The Capital Alumni Chapter will award at least one* current student a $250 scholarship per semester for a maximum of six semesters (or $1,500) as long as funds are available and the student is in good standing.


Applicants for the Capital Alumni Chapter Scholarship must:

  • Apply during the spring semester of their freshman year
  • Be enrolled in a full-time, undergraduate program on Doane University's Crete campus
  • Have a cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0 or above
  • Be a graduate of a Nebraska High School
  • Submit a 500-word (minimum) essay using MLA formatting
  • Continue to earn a cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0 or above

Scholarship applications will be reviewed by a committee that includes the Chapter and Office of Financial Aid. The submission deadline is Monday, April 3, 2023
The scholarship recipient will be notified by Friday, April 28, 2023. 

If you have any questions or concerns during the application process, please contact Director of Alumni Engagement Michael Stehlik '07 at 402.826.8296 or at



Section One: Personal Information

Section Two: Academic Information

Applicants for this scholarship must have graduated from a Nebraska high school.

Section Three: Extracurricular Activities (School and Non-School Related)

Section Four: Essay Question

Please write a 500-word (minimum) essay that addresses ONE of the two topics below:

1. What are the accomplishments you have achieved that have meant the most?

2. What five people (living or dead) would you invite to dinner? What qualities interest you most about each guest?