Scholarships Booklet - page 48

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Other scholarships
Follow directions under “Application” — VSAC forms cannot be used to apply for other scholarships.
JULY 15
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Vermont Health Information Management Association
Scholarship
This scholarship was created to support students who are enrolled in
college-level courses specific to health information management or
an HIM-specific certification program.
Eligibility:
• Enroll in college-level courses specific to health information
management or an HIM-specific certification program
• Demonstrate evidence of program acceptance
Required documents:
• Vermont Health Information Management Association Scholarship
Application
• Copy of current resumé
• Three recommendation letters
• 500-word essay
• Evidence of program acceptance letter
Application:
Obtain application from:
Angela Bastian, Director, HIM
University of Vermont Health Network, Medical Center
111 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401
Phone:
802-847-2347
Amount:
One scholarship ranging from $250 to $1,000
Selection:
Resumé, recommendation letters, and essay
Average applicants:
TBD
Average awards:
TBD
APRIL (contact VRGA for specific date)
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Any enrollment
Vermont Retail and Grocers Association (VRGA) Scholarship
This scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to
eligible students entering their first year at an accredited two- or four-
year school.
Eligibility:
• Be a Vermont resident or be affiliated with a VRGA member in
Vermont
• Be a graduating high school senior planning to attend an accredited
two- or four-year school
• File a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) no later
than four weeks prior to the scholarship deadline (call 800-842-8503
for specific date)
• Meet one or more of the following conditions:
a) Be the dependent of an employee or owner of a VRGA member
company (associate member or retail store member) located in or
with responsibility in Vermont; or
b) Be an employee of a VRGA retail member store/associate member
company in Vermont. The employee must be employed a minimum
of 15 hours per week or 75 hours per year and have been employed
at a VRGA retail member store or company for a minimum of one
year at the time the student applies for this scholarship.
Required documents:
• Vermont Retail and Grocers Association Scholarship application
• Two recommendation letters (one from a teacher or school official
and one from a current or previous employer)
• Official high school transcript
• Copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) from FAFSA
• Copy of financial aid award letter from college/university
Application:
Obtain application from:
Vermont Retail and Grocers Association (VRGA)
148 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
Phone:
Toll-free 800-842-8503 or 839-1928 in Montpelier area
Amount:
Ten scholarships will be awarded (three $1,500 scholarships
based on merit and seven $1,500 scholarships based on financial need
and merit)
Selection:
Academic achievement, extracurricular activities,
recommendation letters, and financial need (if applicable)
Average applicants:
65
Average awards:
10
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