News Releases

06
Jun

14 babies born May 29 to receive $100 college savings accounts

VSAC and Vermont hospitals partner to celebrate 529 Day

Montpelier (June 6, 2018) –  Fourteen babies born at Vermont hospitals on May 29 will each receive $100 in a 529 college savings account from Vermont Student Assistance Corp.  

The Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Syst...

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30
May

VSAC and Lake Monsters pitch for college savings

Lucky CHAMP’s Kids Club member gets speed of first pitch deposited in 529 account

WINOOSKI (May 30, 2018) – Vermont Lake Monsters fans will be cheering on the starting pitcher at every home game to see how fast he can throw and how much cash a lucky CHAMP’s Kids Club member will get in a 529 college savings pla...

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23
May

29 high schools make Governor Scott’s FAFSA challenge goal

Statewide goal set at 65 percent completion to maximize financial aid

WINOOSKI (May 23, 2018) – Twenty-nine high schools in Vermont have met Governor Phil Scott’s challenge of having 65 percent or more of their seniors file a FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Vermont Student Assi...

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23
May

Leland & Gray wins FAFSA Completion Challenge

Senior class will receive $1,000 from VSAC for graduation activity

WINOOSKI (May 23, 2017) – The senior class at Leland & Gray Union Middle & High School will have some extra cash to celebrate their high school graduation this year.

That’s because 78 percent of them completed a FAFSA, or Free Ap...

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21
May

McClure Foundation grant supports education access for Franklin County students

Innovative program encourages local students to continue education after high school

WINOOSKI (May 21, 2018) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will receive a $20,000 grant from the J. Warren and Lois McClure Foundation to continue its successful initiative in Franklin County to increase student participation in d...

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30
Apr

VSAC to open college savings accounts for babies born on ‘529 Day’

Every baby born at a VT hospital May 29 to receive a $100 VHEIP account

WINOOSKI (May 1, 2018) – Lucky babies born May 29 in Vermont will receive $100 deposit into a Vermont 529 college savings account opened by the Vermont Student Assistance Corp.

Plus, one lucky Vermonter – baby or not – will be c...

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