News Releases


Learn about new changes to financial aid at VSAC’s ‘Paying for College’ workshop

Learn about new FAFSA changes to maximize financial aid awards

WINOOSKI (August 23, 2016) – 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 Assi...

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VSAC’s new education loan guide ‘required reading’ before borrowing for college

Learn how to navigate loan choices and repayment options to minimize debt

WINOOSKI (August 5, 2016) – Nearly seven out of 10 Vermont students will take some loans to finance their education expenses and knowing how to compare loans and costs is essential to making college more affordable.

To help stude...

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VSAC awards $700,000 in scholarships across state

Over 350 graduates will receive $2,000 from VSAC through its GEAR UP grant

WINOOSKI (July 6, 2016) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. has announced it will award over $700,000 in scholarships to college-bound seniors who graduated from high school last month.

Funded by VSAC’s federal GEAR UP grant, each...

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VSAC receives grants from J. Warren and Lois McClure Foundation

New Franklin County initiative, training for personalized learning plans funded

WINOOSKI (June 27, 2016) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp., the voice for Vermonters who continue their education and training after high school, has been selected to receive two grants from the J. Warren and Lois McClure Foundat...

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Twelve babies born May 29 to receive $100 college savings accounts

VSAC and Vermont hospitals partner to celebrate 529 Day

WINOOSKI (June 7, 2016) – Twelve babies born at Vermont hospitals on May 29 will each receive $100 in a 529 college savings account from Vermont Student Assistance Corp.

The Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems par...

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VSAC and State Treasurer Beth Pearce announce initiative to lower loan costs for Vermont parents and students

New Vermont Advantage loans will benefit from local investment financing program

WINOOSKI (May 24, 2016) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. and State Treasurer Beth Pearce today announced that $4 million in local investment financing will be directed to lower the fixed rates on Vermont Advantage loans for pare...

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