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Other scholarships
Follow directions under “Application” — VSAC forms cannot be used to apply for other scholarships.
MAY 1
Any student
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Any program
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Any enrollment
Northeast Dollars for Scholars: Vermont Chapters
Eligibility:
• Graduate from either Mount Anthony Union High School or
Winooski High School; OR
• Participate in the Upward Bound Program at Johnson State College
Required documents:
• Dollars for Scholars student profile (available at any of the websites
listed below)
Application:
• Complete online student profile at the most appropriate Dollars for
Scholars website:
• Or request information from:
Lynne P. Zervas, Area Director
Scholarship America
Dollars for Scholars
30 Paige Farm Road
Amesbury, MA 01913
Toll-free:
800-335-4360
E-mail:
Amount:
Scholarships range from $100 to $1,000; average award is $500
Selection:
Financial need, academic achievement, school/community
involvement, and/or community service
Average applicants:
200
Average awards:
100
MAY 1
High school students
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Any program
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Any enrollment
Reach for the Stars Scholarship
(sponsored by the Vermont Principals’ Association)
This scholarship was established in memory of Ray Pellegrini, a Vermont
educator for more than 30 years, to recognize Ray’s commitment to
and support for all Vermont students.
Eligibility:
• Attend an accredited school located
within Vermont
and approved
for federal Title IV funding (Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans)
• Be among the first generation in your family to attend college
(neither parent has received a bachelor’s degree)
• Plan to remain in Vermont upon graduation from college
(preference
will be given to students majoring in education)
Required documents:
• Reach for the Stars Scholarship application
• Official high school transcript
• Recommendation letters
• Community reference
Application:
Obtain application from:
Amount:
Minimum $500 scholarship to be disbursed upon successful
completion of the first year
Selection:
Recommendation letters, community involvement, and
reference
Average applicants:
TBD
Average awards:
2
MARCH 1
High school students
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Any program
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Any enrollment
Rebekah Assembly of Vermont I.O.O.F. Scholarship
Eligibility:
• Be a graduating high school senior, OR
• Be a graduating high school senior who attends school in an adjacent
state, and whose parent(s) are Vermont residents, OR
• Be a graduating high school senior who resides in an adjacent state,
but who normally attends a Vermont high school
Required documents:
• Rebekah Assembly of Vermont I.O.O.F. Scholarship application
• Official transcript
• Two recommendation letters from school personnel
• List of extracurricular activities
• Statement of education plans
• Explanation of financial need
Application:
Obtain application by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:
Mrs. Nora-Ellen Spaulding, Secretary
Rebekah Assembly of Vermont
786 Vermont Route 10
Chester, VT 05143
Amount:
Two $1,000 scholarships
Selection:
Financial need, academic achievement, recommendation
letters, and extracurricular activities
Average applicants:
40
Average awards:
2
MARCH 1
Any student
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Any program
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Any enrollment
Rebekah Assembly of Vermont Nursing Scholarship
Eligibility:
• Attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding
(Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans)
• Be accepted at or enrolled in an accredited school of nursing
Required documents:
• Rebekah Assembly of Vermont Nursing Scholarship application
• Official transcript
• Two recommendation letters (one from an educator and one from
an employer)
• Statement of education plans
• Explanation of financial need
Application:
Obtain application by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:
Mrs. Nora-Ellen Spaulding, Secretary
Rebekah Assembly of Vermont
786 Vermont Route 10
Chester, VT 05143
Amount:
One $1,000 scholarship
Selection:
Financial need, previous academic/work experience, and
recommendation letters
Average applicants:
6
Average awards:
1
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