Blog Archive: Student Aid Options
From friends, family, and teachers to movies, myth, and legend—there’s no shortage of info about what college is supposed to look like, feel like, and be like. Still, lots of Vermont high school students say you just don’t know what’s ahead.
By now, you have probably heard a lot about Governor Scott’s FY 18 budget request. It’s the first budget in awhile to focus on higher education – including an extra $1 million for Vermont’s landmark nondegree grant program.
Did you know that if you’re a Vermont resident enrolled in or planning to attend college or training in 2017-2018, you may be eligible for one of three Vermont state grants to help pay the way?
Vermonters will need to continue their education after high school if they are to be qualified for the majority of careers in Vermont’s new economy. There are financial resources available to help you cover the costs of your education.
VSAC has released its annual booklet, Scholarships for Vermonters, the ultimate guide to learn more about available scholarships and how to apply for them.
VSAC administers 168 different programs worth over $5 million each year.
VSAC will receive $2.4 million over five years in a federal Educational Opportunity Center grant to promote education and workforce development with Vermont adults.
How the EOC grant helps Vermonters
First things first – that means the Fafsa
Thinking about taking out a loan to pay for your studies? You’re not alone: Nearly seven out of 10 Vermont students will take some loans to finance their education expenses. Knowing how to compare loans and costs is essential to making college more affordable.