To be considered for a Susan T. Buffett Scholarship, you must:
After you complete the FAFSA, you will receive your SAR that you must upload to the application before the February 1st 5 pm CST/4 pm MST deadline.
The 2021-2022 FAFSA is available October 1st. It is best to complete the FAFSA early so you have enough time to get your SAR and upload it to your scholarship application before the deadline. For more information on the FAFSA, visit studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa.
a. Get an FSA ID:
To complete the FAFSA online, you need an FSA ID. If you are a dependent student, you and a parent/guardian each need an FSA ID. Please visit FSAid.ed.gov.
b. Fill out the FAFSA:
The FAFSA is available at studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa and on the MyStudentAid mobile app. For the 2021-2022 FAFSA, you and/or your parent/guardian must use 2019 taxes. The FAFSA usually processes in 3 to 5 days but may take longer at peak times. To check the status of your FAFSA, return to the FAFSA website and log in as a returning user.
You will receive your SAR once the government processes your FAFSA, which typically takes 3 to 5 business days. Processing may take longer at peak times.
Check your SAR to make sure it contains:
Login to your scholarship application, go to the Student Aid Report page, and upload the PDF of your SAR. You need to upload your SAR and complete the entire scholarship application by the February 1st 5 pm CST/4 pm MST deadline.
If your family's financial situation changed significantly this year, compared to what is reflected on your federal income tax return, you will need to:
*If you cannot complete the FAFSA due to your citizenship status, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.