Vermont Grant Applications

How to apply for grants for Vermont residents

VERMONT GRANT OPTIONS

If you are a Vermont resident, you may be eligible for 1 of these 3 grants:

  1. Vermont Incentive Grant—for Vermont residents enrolled or planning to enroll full-time (as defined by your school)
  2. Vermont Part-Time Grant—for Vermont residents enrolled or planning to enroll part-time (as defined by your school)
  3. Vermont Non-Degree Grant—for Vermont residents enrolled or planning to enroll in a non-degree course or training program that will enhance job skills to improve your ability to get a job or that gives you an introduction to college courses  

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3 STEPS TO APPLYING FOR VERMONT GRANTS

Follow these 3 simple steps to apply for a Vermont Grant:

  1. Log into your myVSAC account.

If you don’t have a myVSAC account, click on “Register Now” in the box labeled “First Time User?” and follow the directions to create one.

  1. Fill out the Vermont Grant or Vermont Non-Degree Grant application.

Once logged into myVSAC, click on either the “Submit a Vermont grant application” or “Work with Grants” link on the left. Follow the instructions in the Green Box in the center of the screen.

  1. Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

If you are applying for the Vermont Incentive or Vermont Part-Time Grant, make sure you submit your FAFSA every school year. Get tips for submitting your FAFSA >

INFORMATION YOU'LL NEED TO APPLY FOR VERMONT GRANTS

Before you start your application, be sure to gather what you need.

For the Vermont Incentive or Part-Time Grant, you’ll need:

  • Your Social Security number
  • Information on whether you’re enrolling in an early college program or will be receiving a tuition discount through the RSP Tuition Break program
  • Financial information (yours or your parents’—depending on your responses to specific questions in the application), including:
    • Your or your parents’ current status (single, married, civil union, unmarried,-both parents living together, widowed, separated/divorced)
    • The value and any debt of your or your parents’ current assets (home, farm, and/or business)
    • Your or your parent’s income information (obtained from your FAFSA)

Married or civil union?  You’ll need the Social Security number and financial information for your spouse/partner. And your spouse/partner will need to sign the online application before you submit it.

Providing financial information on your parents? You’ll need their Social Security number in addition to their financial information. And at least 1 parent will need to sign the online application before you submit it.

For the Vermont Non-Degree Grant, you’ll need:

  • Your Social Security number
  • Your school or program and enrollment term (Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring)
  • The name of the course you're taking plus course cost information and dates
  • The source and amount of other aid you are receiving
  • Financial information (yours, yours and your spouse/civil union partner’s, or your parents’ depending on your responses to specific questions in the application, including:
    • Yearly amount of child support (only the amount paid)
    • Federal Income tax return (if filed)
    • Untaxed income (income not included on tax return)
    • Assets—including savings and checking accounts, value and any debt for your current assets (home, farm, and/or business), and other real estate/investment equity

Married or civil union? You’ll need the Social Security number and financial information for your spouse/partner. And your spouse/partner will need to sign the online application before you submit it.

Not sure who’s information you should be including? We can send you a worksheet if you need. Contact us >

 

Ready to apply for a Vermont Grant?

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