Susan T. Buffett Foundation Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$10,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 1, 2021

Monday
Awarded By:

The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must be a graduating high school senior to apply for this freshman year award.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
  5. Must be a resident of Nebraska.
  6. Must graduate from a Nebraska high school.
  7. Must plan to attend a Nebraska state public school (UNO, UNL, UNK, UNMC, Chadron State, Peru State, Wayne State) or a two-year public college within Nebraska (Southeast Community College, Metropolitan Community College, Northeast Community College, Central Community College, Mid-Plains Community College, Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, Western Nebraska Community College).
  8. Must be in need of financial assistance.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: Nebraska graduating high school seniors who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and demosntrate financial need are eligible for this award. Students must attend a Nebraska state university or two-year college.

Application requirements for the Susan T. Buffett Foundation Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • FAFSA by 03/15/2016
Additional Information: Students with an EFC (Expected Family Contribution) below $15,000 are encouraged to apply.

Award Amount: Up to $10,000 annually, renewable for three additional years. The scholarship amount varies based on the postsecondary institution the recipient attends and is typically equal to the average cost of tuition and fees for a full-time student (15 credits) at that institution.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $10,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, February 1, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, February 1, 2021

Applications are available online from the Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation website. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit a personal essay, high school transcript, SAR (Student Aid Report) two letters of recommendation. The SAR is generated by filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. All application materials must be submitted by11:59 p.m. CST on Feb. 1.
Contact: -
Address: 222 Kiewiet Plaza Omaha, Nebraska 68131

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