News Releases

07
Mar

3,800 Low- and Middle-Income Vermont Students Risk Losing Millions in State Grants for Higher Education

VSAC Urges Lawmakers to Preserve Portability of Grants and Maintain Equity in Education Access

WINOOSKI (March 7, 2018)— Vermont Student Assistance Corp., joined by school guidance counselors, business leaders, parents and students, are calling on lawmakers to preserve the use of the Vermont State Grant at institutions of h...

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08
Jan

Lyndon State College’s men’s basketball team tours NEK schools

Student-athletes share advice on going to college

WINOOSKI (Jan. 8, 2018)—The entire LSC men’s basketball team met with junior high students at Coventry Village School, Troy Elementary School, Brighton Elementary School and Charleston Elementary School Jan. 2 and Jan. 4.

They m...

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08
Jan

VSAC scholarship deadline is nearing

Apply by Feb. 16 for any of 126 scholarships worth $5.7 million

WINOOSKI (Jan. 8, 2018)—Vermont Student Assistance Corp. is reminding high school seniors and returning college students to apply now for any of the 126 scholarships administered by VSAC. 

Scholarships—like grants—are financial...

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29
Nov

Vermont’s 529 college savings plan tops $350 million in assets

Vermonters are giving the gift of education and earning tax credits too

WINOOSKI (November 29, 2017) – Investments in Vermont’s 529 college savings plan have reached another milestone, topping $350 million in assets, the Vermont Student Assistance Corp. announced today.

Vermont’s plan, the Vermont Hi...

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07
Nov

Governor Phil Scott leads launch of 70x2025vt

New initiative links education and training to Vermont’s future workforce and economic needs

SOUTH BURLINGTON (Oct. 24, 2017)—Governor Phil Scott today announced the launch of 70x2025vt, an education and economic development initiative aimed at having 70 percent of Vermonters hold a training or education credential by the...

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17
Oct

Rep. Peter Welch, VSAC announce new initiative with Winooski HS

Mentoring seniors for the next step in their education future

WINOOSKI (Oct. 17, 2017)—Vermont Student Assistance Corp. and Rep. Peter Welch, (D-VT), today announced a new yearlong mentorship program with the Winooski High School senior class aimed at encouraging more seniors to continue the...

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