News Releases

14
Apr

Back by popular demand: VSAC hosts ‘Paying for College’ workshop

Learn about new FAFSA changes to maximize financial aid awards

WINOOSKI (April 14, 2017) – New changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or the FAFSA, are here. Find out what it means for your financial aid plans at a Paying for College workshop, hosted by Vermont Student Assis...

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03
Apr

Students explore learning, careers at Kingdom CareerConnect

Over 300 eighth graders to attend “not your typical” career fair at Lyndon State

WINOOSKI (April 3, 2017) – Over 300 eighth graders from 17 Northeast Kingdom schools are going to college Wednesday, April 5, to get a jumpstart on their future.

Kingdom CareerConnect at Lyndon State College provides students wit...

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13
Mar

Statement from Scott Giles, president and CEO of Vermont Student Assistance Corp. on the shutdown of FAFSA data retrieval tool:

The U.S. Department of Education and IRS have announced that they have shut down the income retrieval tool that simplifies the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA.  VSAC urges the Education Department and IRS to ac...

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02
Mar

VSAC helps families plan for college. For free.

Take the stress out of the college search and financial aid with College Pathways

WINOOSKI (March 2, 2016) – Thousands of Vermont students and parents have gotten a leg up on college planning through VSAC’s College Pathways events. Get the same help they did by registering now for one of the Vermont Student Ass...

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02
Feb

F is for February, FAFSA and financial aid

Time for students to file for next year’s financial aid – including VSAC state grant

WINOOSKI (February 2, 2017) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp is reminding students to file their annual FAFSA application – the crucial first step to receiving financial aid.

And VSAC has an additional incentive: Every high scho...

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26
Jan

VSAC study finds 6 in 10 unemployed Vermonters now working after completing non-degree courses

WINOOSKI (January 26, 2017)—Vermont’s landmark non-degree grant program pays off in career opportunities and employment gains, according to a new study from Vermont Student Assistance Corp.

(Watch the Governor’s news conference h...

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