Scholarships Booklet - page 24

See pages 2–3 for complete instructions and full descriptions of required documents.
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VSAC-assisted scholarships
Submit all required documents.
Check each description carefully to be sure you understand which documents are required for each
scholarship for which you are applying. Remember to submit ONE original of each document (duplicates
are discarded). Once a document is on file with VSAC, it is available to every group that requires it.
KILBOURN
High school students
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Undergrad program
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Full time
Kilbourn-Sawyer Memorial Scholarship
(sponsored by PC Construction Company)
The PC Construction Company established this scholarship to recognize
a Vermont graduating high school senior who demonstrates outstanding
performance in a range of areas. The scholarship assists with his or her
pursuit of a degree in a construction-related field.
Eligibility:
• Attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding
(Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans)
• Seek a degree in construction or engineering
(preference given to
applicants who plan to seek a degree in civil or mechanical engineering)
• Demonstrate academic achievement
• Demonstrate financial need
• Demonstrate strong work ethic
Required documents:
Unified Scholarship Application, FAFSA,
recommendation letter #1 (non-relative), essay #1 (general essay),
and official transcript
Amount:
One $2,500 scholarship
Selection:
Financial need, essay, academic achievement, and
recommendation letter
Average applicants:
117
Average awards:
1
KINNEY
Any student
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Any program
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Full time
Taini Mae Kinney Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the family and friends of Taini Mae
Kinney who wished to honor Taini’s kindness toward others.
Eligibility:
• Reside in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont (Caledonia, Essex,
or Orleans County)
• Seek education or training in a health care field, including holistic
health
• Demonstrate financial need
• Demonstrate community involvement/service
• Demonstrate education/work ethic
Required documents:
Unified Scholarship Application, FAFSA,
recommendation letter #1 (non-relative), and essay #1 (general essay)
Amount:
One $1,000 scholarship
Selection:
Financial need, essay, and recommendation letter
Average applicants:
80
Average awards:
1
LEDUC-C
High school students
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Any program
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Any enrollment
Cecile Leduc Memorial Scholarship
(sponsored by the Norman and Cecile Leduc Memorial Scholarship Fund)
This scholarship was created to honor the memory and life of Cecile
Leduc. This scholarship is funded by an endowment subject to laws
restricting disbursements under certain investment yield scenarios; as
a result, there can be no guarantee of a scholarship award for the
upcoming academic year.
Eligibility:
• Attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding
(Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans)
• Be the child or grandchild of a member in good standing of the
Catholic Daughters of America (CDA), Court of Saint Mary’s, in
St. Albans, Vermont
• Demonstrate financial need
Required documents:
Unified Scholarship Application, FAFSA,
recommendation letter #1 (non-relative), essay #1 (general essay),
and membership
(provide the name of the individual who is a member of
the Catholic Daughters of America, Court of St. Mary’s, and her relationship
to you)
Amount:
One scholarship up to $1,000
Selection:
Recommendation letter, essay, and financial need
Average applicants:
5
Average awards:
1
LEDUC-N
High school students
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Any program
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Full time
Norman Leduc Memorial Scholarship
(sponsored by the Norman and Cecile Leduc Memorial Scholarship Fund)
This scholarship was created to honor the memory and life of Norman
Leduc. This scholarship is funded by an endowment subject to laws
restricting disbursements under certain investment yield scenarios; as
a result, there can be no guarantee of a scholarship award for the
upcoming academic year.
Eligibility:
• Reside in Franklin or Grand Isle County
• Attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding
(Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans)
• Demonstrate academic achievement
• Demonstrate financial need
• Demonstrate community involvement/service
(preference given to
applicants who are actively involved in a religious group)
• Demonstrate leadership
Required documents:
Unified Scholarship Application, FAFSA,
recommendation letter #1 (non-relative), recommendation letter #2
(community service), essay #1 (general essay), and official transcript
Amount:
One scholarship up to $1,000
Selection:
Recommendation letters, essay, and financial need
Average applicants:
79
Average awards:
1
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