News Releases

18
Nov

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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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.

Vermont Student...

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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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