The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation

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

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If you were granted Deferred Action status as a result of the 2012 U.S. Department of Homeland Security initiative (click here for more information), please contact the Buffett Foundation at to inform them of your status.

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*Please write down your Username and Password. You will need this information every time you log in.

**Please note: Communication will be done primarily via e-mail, so it is important that you frequently check the email you provided.

We suggest using a personal instead of school email address, in order to ensure receipt of our emails.

  • 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
  • Have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) below $10,000

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