Appealing Your Financial Aid

There could be additional money for you

Has your financial situation changed, especially due to COVID-19?

Vermont residents may be able to receive additional grant money for education or training.

Take our 1-minute survey to see if you may qualify. Then follow these steps:

Step 1: Appeal your Vermont grant through VSAC

Log into MyVSAC if:

  • you have high medical expenses or
  • your income has decreased.

Complete an estimated income worksheet on your Grants To Do list. If you don’t see this worksheet, e-mail VSAC's Grants Program or call 800-882-4166 or 802-654-3750.

Call or e-mail VSAC’s Grant Program to appeal your state grant award if:

  • you have additional or unexpected expenses due to COVID-19,
  • your family size has increased, or
  • your assets have decreased. 

Step 2: Reach out to your school to appeal other financial aid

Step 3: Still have questions?

  • Check out our FAQs.
  • E-mail VSAC's Grants Program or call 800-882-4166 or 802-654-3750.


Looking for more tips and information?

Watch our webinar to learn how to appeal your financial aid offer successfully.