News Releases
2014

22
Dec

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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18
Dec

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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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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