The 2024-2025 FAFSA will open sometime in December 2023.  For more information on the FAFSA, please visit:


To be considered for a Susan T. Buffett Scholarship, you must:

  1. Complete the 2024-2025 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA);*
  2. Receive your 2024-2025 FAFSA Submission Summary (FSS); and
  3. Upload a PDF copy of the "Eligibility Overview" tab from your 2024-2025 FSS to your scholarship application. Click here to view a sample FAFSA Submission Summary.

The Student Aid Index (SAI) on the FAFSA Submission Summary must be below $10,000 in order to be eligible to apply for the scholarship.  The Student Aid Index is what was previously the Expected Family Contribution (EFC).

*If you are unable to complete the FAFSA due to your citizenship status, please fill out the Federal Student Aid Estimator.

For FAFSA assistance, please visit: educationquest.org