The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation

Buffett Scholarship Application (due Feb. 1st by 5:00 PM CST / 4:00 PM MST)

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New Users

  • Live in Nebraska and meet in-state residency requirements of the college you plan to attend
    • DACA, undocumented, or DACA eligible students are still eligible to apply
  • Graduate from a Nebraska high school or earn a Nebraska GED
  • Achieve at least a 2.0 cumulative unweighted GPA in high school
  • Be a first-time freshman when entering college
  • Plan to attend a Nebraska public college
    • Nebraska Community Colleges - CCC, LPTC, MCC, MPCC, NECC, NICC, SCC, or WNCC
    • Nebraska State College System - Chadron State, Peru State, Wayne State
    • University of Nebraska - NCTA, UNK, UNL, UNMC, or UNO
  • Have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) below $10,000
    • To determine your EFC, complete the 2021-2022 FAFSA and check your Student Aid Report.

If you are not eligible for our scholarship and/or are interested in additional scholarships, please visit ScholarshipQuest to search for other scholarship opportunities:

Please note, you may not accept both the Buffett Scholarship and the following: Goodrich Scholarship at UNO, NCPA at UNL, the Teachers Scholars Academy scholarship at UNK, UNL, or UNO, Avenue Scholars at MCC and Kearney Bound at UNK. Additionally, you will not be able to accept any other scholarships that conflict with the ability to complete the requirements of the scholarship and/or Learning Community.

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