Susan Thompson Buffett Scholarship Workshop

Susan Thompson Buffett Scholarship Workshop

November 14th from 2:00 to 3:00 in the B118 Forum.

You must register in the Counseling Center to attend.

Eligibility & Selection

To be eligible for a scholarship from The Susan T. Buffett Foundation, a student must:

  • Be a resident of Nebraska

o    Residency is determined by the institution where you enroll

o    For questions about your residency status, here is a list of contact numbers

  • Graduate from a Nebraska high school or earn a Nebraska GED
  • Achieve at least a 2.5 cumulative unweighted GPA in high school

o    2.5 on a 4 point scale

o    83 on a 100 point scale

  • Be a first-time freshman when entering college

o    Students obtaining dual enrollment credits in high school are still eligible to apply

o    Nebraska Community Colleges – CCC, MCC, MPCC, NECC, SCC, or WNCC;

o    Nebraska State College System – Chadron State, Peru State, Wayne State; or

o    University of Nebraska – NCTA, UNK, UNL, UNMC, or UNO

  • Be in need of financial assistance in order to attend school

o    Note: Students do not need to be Pell Grant eligible to qualify

o    Students must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) below $10,000

All eligible applications are reviewed and scored. Selection is based on:

  • Financial need
  • Academic merit
  • Personal essay
  • Strength of recommendations