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Other scholarships
Follow directions under “Application” — VSAC forms cannot be used to apply for other scholarships.
MAY 1
High school or college students
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Undergrad program
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Full time
Judith B. Gray/SSG Jamie A. Gray Memorial Scholarship
(sponsored by Vermont Municipal Highway Association Education Fund)
Eligibility:
• Enroll in one of the following programs at
Vermont Technical
College
(preference given to applicant considering future employment with
a municipal highway department):
1) civil engineering technology (2 years)
2) construction management (2 years)
3) sustainable design (4 years)
• Enroll as either a college freshman or senior
Required documents:
Judith B. Gray/SSG Jamie A. Gray Memorial
Scholarship application
Application:
Obtain application from financial aid office at Vermont
Technical College
Amount:
Two $500 scholarships to college freshmen, one $1,000
scholarship to a college senior, and two $500 scholarships to college
seniors
Selection:
Academic excellence (minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA on
a 4.0 scale) and community involvement
Average applicants:
7
Average awards:
5
END OF FEBRUARY
College students
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Degree program
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1/4 time
Knights Templar Educational Foundation
Scholastic Achievement Award
(sponsored by Vermont Division of Knights Templar)
The Grand Encampment launched the Knights Templar Educational
Foundation in 1922 to provide educational advantages for American
youth.
Eligibility:
• Attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding
(Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans)
• Be a U.S. citizen
• Demonstrate academic achievement
• Demonstrate education/work ethic
Note: Graduating high school seniors are
not
eligible to apply.
Required documents:
• Knights Templar Educational Foundation Scholastic Achievement
Award application
• Official transcript
• Minimum one-page and maximum two-page essay on one of the
following topics: (1) Why did you choose your major, and what
do you hope to gain from it? OR (2) Why did you choose your
college/university, and what do you hope to gain by attending
that particular school?
Application:
Obtain application from:
• Grand Recorder’s Office
49 East Road-Berlin
Barre, VT 05641-5390
Amount:
One or two scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000
Selection:
Academic achievement and education/work ethic
Average applicants:
64
Average awards:
1–2
JUNE 30
Graduate students
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Graduate program
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Full time
Martin Devlin Scholarship
Martin Devlin was a beloved member of the Physician Assistant
Academy of Vermont (PAAV) for many years. Following his untimely
death, a scholarship fund was created in his memory.
Eligibility:
Be a Vermont resident who is or will be enrolled in a physician
assistant program full-time
Required documents:
• PAAV scholarship application
• Financial information
• Personal statement
• Student status verification
Application:
Obtain application from:
• 45 Lyme Road, Suite 304
Hanover, NH 03755
Phone:
603-643-2325
E-mail:
Amount:
$1,000 awarded annually
Selection:
Financial need and personal statement
Average applicants:
4
Average awards:
1
APRIL 1
Any student
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Undergrad or Grad program
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Any enrollment
New England Employee Benefits Council Scholarship
Eligibility:
• Be a resident of New England or enrolled at a New England
college/university (active board members of the council, their
spouses, and their children are ineligible to apply)
• Demonstrate interest in a career in employee benefits, human
resources, actuarial sciences, and/or employment law
Required documents:
• New England Employee Benefits Council Scholarship application
• Official college transcript from each school attended
• Two or more recommendation letters from college professors,
NEEBC members, or other benefits professionals
Application:
Obtain application from:
• New England Employee Benefits Council
240 Bear Hill Road, Suite 102
Waltham, MA 02451
Amount:
Two maximum $5,000 scholarships
Selection:
Academic achievement and interest in a career in employee
benefits, human resources, actuaries, or employment law; and career,
education, and employment goals
Average applicants:
30
Average awards:
3
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