College Scholarships
Alice Buffett Outstanding Teacher Award

The 2017-2018 application will be available on November 1, 2016.

Check out our Application Overview Video here.


Application Requirements                                                             Printable Application CHECKLIST

The following components are due by February 1st at 5:00 p.m. CST/4:00 p.m. MST:

  • Online scholarship forms and signed consent form
  • Essay- Please compose an essay (1000-1500 words) that helps us understand more about you and your life.     Click here to view a video about the Essay section.

               It is important that you address all of the following questions/topics throughout the essay:

    1.  Why do you want to go to college?
    2.  What are your goals and how will you reach them?
    3.  Describe some of your strengths and weaknesses. How have you developed/learned from these?
    4.  Describe your leadership skills & how you have demonstrated them in your life (community, school, job, etc.).
    5.  How are you involved in giving back to others and/or your community?
    6.  Tell us about an obstacle or challenge you have faced.
    7.  Tell us about a time you worked hard to achieve something.
  • Official high school transcript
  • Two recommendations
  • FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)


To access Frequently Asked Questions about the application or scholarship, please CLICK HERE.