Application reopens Nov. 1, 2019

Deadline: Feb. 1 5 pm CT/4 pm MT

Application Requirements

The 2019 application is closed.  The 2020 application will open on November 1, 2019.

The requirements for the online application are as follows: 

  • Application forms
  • Two recommendations
  • Student Aid Report
  • High school transcript
  • Essay- Compose an essay (1000-1500 words) that helps us understand more about you and your life.  It is important to address all of the following questions/topics throughout the essay:
    • Tell us about 2 or 3 of your most meaningful accomplishments or times when you were proud of yourself (academic, personal/family, work, or other activities). Why are these meaningful? How do these accomplishments/experiences relate to your future goals?
    • What is something you are passionate about?  How do you share that passion with others?  How does this passion show up in your life?
    • How are you involved in giving back to others and/or the community?  What does giving back mean to you?
    • Tell us about a challenge or obstacle you have faced.  What did you learn?  How does this challenge or obstacle still impact you?
    • Is there anything else you would like for us to know about you?
  • Consent Form

The application deadline is February 1st at 5 pm CST/4 pm MST.

Email:   Telephone: (402) 943-1383

The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation responds to questions about college scholarships only. The Foundation does not respond to other inquiries.

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