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Other scholarships
Follow directions under “Application” — VSAC forms cannot be used to apply for other scholarships.
APRIL 15
Any student
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Any program
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Full time
George Buzzell Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was created to support students residing in Orleans
County and pursuing higher education in a natural resource management-
related field.
Eligibility:
• Reside in Orleans County
• Seek a degree in a field related to natural resource management,
including, but not limited to, agriculture, forestry, woodland and/or
wildlife management
• Demonstrate academic achievement (minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA
on a 4.0 scale)
• Demonstrate school/community involvement/service
• Demonstrate education/work ethic
Required documents:
• Application with:
1. full name, mailing address, phone number(s), e-mail address, date
of birth, and gender
2. the name and address of the school you plan to attend, your
expected year in school, and your expected degree program/field
of study
• Two recommendation letters from non-family members, including
the nature and duration of acquaintance with the applicant
• 500-word essay addressing how you hope to contribute to society by
pursuing a career in natural resource management
• Official transcript (high school transcript for students who have never
attended higher education; college transcript(s) for students who have
completed one or more years of higher education)
• List of extracurricular activities, interests, and work experience
Application:
Obtain application from:
The George Buzzell Scholarship Committee
c/o Colleen Goodridge
183 East Bailey Hazen Road
PO Box 515
Albany, VT 05820
E-mail:
Amount:
Maximum one $500 scholarship
Selection:
Recommendation letters, essay, academic achievement,
school/community involvement/service, and education/work ethic
Average applicants:
TBD
Average awards:
1
MAY 15
High school students
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Any program
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Any enrollment
Horace Greeley Scholarship
Abolitionist Horace Greeley was a newspaper giant and a candidate
for President of the United States in 1872. The Vermont Legislature
formally recognized Greeley by passing a resolution to honor him as a
notable Vermonter and a voice of conscience to the American people.
Eligibility:
• Attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding
(Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans)
Required documents:
• Double-spaced essay (minimum two pages) on Horace Greeley’s
influence on American society
• Recommendation letter
• College acceptance letter
Application:
Send required documents to:
Edward Lewis, Board of Directors
Horace Greeley Foundation
2746 Lewis Road
Poultney, VT 05764
Phone:
802-287-9477
Amount:
One $300 scholarship
Selection:
Essay, recommendation letter, and community involvement
Average applicants:
TBD
Average awards:
1
NOVEMBER 1
High school students
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Any program
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Any enrollment
Jon Borowicz Memorial Music Scholarship
Eligibility:
• Not be a previous winner of the competition
• Audition in November
Required documents:
Jon Borowicz Memorial Music Scholarship
application (requires teacher’s signature)
Application:
Obtain application and detailed requirements of the competition from:
Marta Cambra
Coordinator of Music Scholarship
Vermont Philharmonic
1388 Crosstown Road
Berlin, VT 05602
Amount:
One $500 scholarship to be used to further music education,
and the opportunity to play as soloist with the Vermont Philharmonic
Selection:
Audition of three prepared pieces of the student’s choice
Average applicants:
15
Average awards:
1
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