News Releases

06
Nov

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.

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24
Sep

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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17
Sep

Rusty DeWees, Cindy Pierce Headline Vermont State GEAR UP Week

Schools statewide celebrate 15 years of prepping students for college success

WINOOSKI (Sept. 17, 2014) – Rusty DeWees, aka The Logger, and Cindy Pierce, well-known comic storyteller, will bring their humor and wisdom to nearly 20 Vermont schools as part of Vermont’s participation in National GEAR UP Week,...

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02
Sep

This Little Piggy Is Going to College

September is College Savings Month & VHEIP celebrates with piggy bank giveaway

WINOOSKI (Sept. 2, 2014) – September is College Savings Month, a perfect time to open or add to a Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan account to get the maximum in savings and  tax benefits.

Vermont Student Assistance Corp.,...

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20
Aug

Stipends now 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 (August 20, 2014) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will administer a new program that provides $50,000 in stipends this year to help low-income high school students cover the costs of books, fees and travel associated w...

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15
Aug

VSAC joins Rep. Peter Welch, Attorney General Bill Sorrell to caution borrowers about offers that promise student loan debt ‘relief’

Sens. Leahy and Sanders voice concerns about predatory companies that may overcharge, hijack personal information from student borrowers

MONTPELIER (Aug. 15, 2014) – U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., says Vermont student-loan borrowers need to protect themselves  from a new breed of predatory debt relief companies targeting $1.2 billion in education loans.

“Unfortunat...

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