Scholarships Booklet - page 35

See pages 2–3 for complete instructions and full descriptions of required documents.
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VSAC-assisted scholarships
VSG-CHED
Any student
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Degree program
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Any enrollment
Vermont State Grange Cobble Hill Grange Scholarship
(Education)
The Cobble Hill Grange created this scholarship to recognize the
importance of a college education and to encourage Vermont students
to enter the field of education.
Eligibility:
• Attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding
(Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans)
• Seek a degree in education
• Demonstrate academic achievement
• Demonstrate financial need
Required documents:
Unified Scholarship Application, FAFSA,
essay #1 (general essay), and official transcript
Amount:
One $500 scholarship
Selection:
Academic achievement, financial need, and essay
Average applicants:
154
Average awards:
1
VSG-COSS
College students
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Cert or Undergrad program
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Any enrollment
Vermont State Grange Alice Cossingham Scholarship
This scholarship was created to encourage Vermont students to enter
the field of nursing.
Eligibility:
• Attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding
(Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans)
• Seek a degree in nursing (practical nursing, licensed practical nursing,
or registered nursing)
• Demonstrate academic achievement
• Demonstrate financial need
Required documents:
Unified Scholarship Application, FAFSA,
recommendation letter #1 (non-relative; applicants are encouraged
to submit a letter from a current or previous instructor), essay #1
(general essay), and official transcript
Amount:
One $500 scholarship
Selection:
Financial need, academic achievement, essay, and
recommendation letter
Average applicants:
113
Average awards:
1
VSG-EAF
Any student
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Undergrad program
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Full time
Vermont State Grange Educational Aid Fund
The Vermont State Grange created this scholarship to assist students
with obtaining their associate’s or bachelor’s degrees.
Eligibility:
• Attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding
(Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans)
• Demonstrate academic achievement (minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA
on a 4.0 scale)
• Demonstrate financial need
• Demonstrate community service
Required documents:
Unified Scholarship Application, FAFSA,
recommendation letter #2 (community service), essay #1 (general
essay), and official transcript
Amount:
One $1,000 scholarship
Selection:
Academic achievement, financial need, and essay
Average applicants:
645
Average awards:
1
VSG-VT
High school students
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Cert or Undergrad program
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Full time
Vermont State Grange Scholarship (Vocational/Technical)
The Vermont State Grange created this scholarship to assist high
school seniors with obtaining vocational or technical education.
Eligibility:
• Attend an accredited
vocational
or
technical school
• Demonstrate academic achievement
• Demonstrate financial need
Required documents:
Unified Scholarship Application, FAFSA,
essay #1 (general essay), and official transcript
Amount:
One $1,000 scholarship
Selection:
Academic achievement, financial need, and essay
Average applicants:
106
Average awards:
1
VTBROADCST
Any student
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Undergrad program
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Full time
Vermont Association of Broadcasters Scholarship
Since 1955, the Vermont Association of Broadcasters has supported
and promoted the broadcast industry in Vermont. The VAB has
donated hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships to students
in broadcasting and communications studies at area colleges. While
the intent of this scholarship is to fund an employee (or legal dependent
of an employee) of a VAB member or associate member, this scholarship
will be awarded to an applicant who plans to pursue a career in the
broadcast industry if no applicant meets the above criteria.
Eligibility:
• Attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding
(Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans)
• Be an employee (or a legal dependent of an employee) of a
Vermont radio station, television station, or advertising agency OR
seek a degree in marketing or communications
(preference given to an
applicant who plans to work in the broadcast industry)
• Demonstrate school/community involvement/service
• Demonstrate financial need
Required documents:
Unified Scholarship Application, FAFSA,
recommendation letter #2 (community service); essay #1 (general
essay); and certification, if applicable
(provide the full name of the
employee, the full name of the radio station, television station, or advertising
agency where the employee works, and the employee’s relationship to you)
Amount:
Up to $1,250 awarded annually
Selection:
Recommendation letter, essay, and financial need
Average applicants:
18
Average awards:
1
Award year
Scholarships awarded in 2017 are applied toward
education expenses that will be incurred during
the 2017–2018 academic year (beginning
September 1, 2017, and ending August 31, 2018).
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