News Releases


Gov. Phil Hoff to serve as honorary chairman of VSAC 50th Anniversary Council

Governor’s initiative opened doors to college and opportunity for generations of Vermonters

WINOOSKI (January 1, 2015) – The Vermont Student Assistance Corp.  has announced that Governor Phil Hoff will serve as honorary chairman of its 50th Anniversary Council.

VSAC was created by the Legislature in 1965 to help Vermont...

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VSAC to Offer Financial Aid Forms Workshops at Local High Schools

Students and families can learn more about college financial aid process, fill out FAFSA

WINOOSKI (December 22, 2014) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will offer free workshops to help families fill out financial aid forms at local high schools in January.

These informal workshops offer guidance on filling out the...

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Financial Literacy Task Force Releases Action Plan To Get Vermonters Out Of Financial Funk

Group Pinpoints 13 Recommendations

Burlington, VT. – Today, Vermont’s Financial Literacy Task Force released a report, “Vermont’s Financial Literacy Action Plan,” with recommendations aimed at strengthening Vermonters’ financial futures. The group has developed 13...

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VSAC college scholarship booklet now available online

More than 140 programs open to eligible Vermonters for academic year 2015-16

WINOOSKI (November 18, 2014) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. has released its annual Scholarships for Vermonters, a compendium of more than 140 programs for eligible students looking to finance college.

This year’s application...

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Stipends still available for books, fees and travel for ‘dual enrollment’ students

Eligible high school students can receive $150 to cover incidental costs of college-level courses

WINOOSKI (November 6, 2014) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. is reminding juniors and seniors that there is a $150 stipend available to eligible students who plan to take a dual enrollment course next semester.

Vermont Student...

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Partnership for Change appoints Jaye O’Connell to steering committee

Organization supports the work of remodeling public education in Winooski and Burlington

WINOOSKI (Sept. 24, 2014) – Jaye O’Connell has been named to the steering committee of Partnership for Change, a community-based organization aimed at remodeling public education in Winooski and Burlington to align with what all y...

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