News Releases


Have you FAFSA’d yet?

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

WINOOSKI (March 14, 2016) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp., the state advocate for Vermont students in their pursuit of higher education, wants you to file your FAFSA. Now.

The FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid...

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The stories that shape us

The theme this year is “Your Story, Your Path: How our Stories Shape Our Direction.” Practice your storytelling through video and what inspires you! What do you want teachers to know about you and what makes you tick?

Submit your...

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Time to register for College Pathways 2016!

Watch the video!

Are you a high school sophomore or junior (or the parent of one!) who are unsure how to search for the right college “fit”? Aspire to go but aren’t sure how to get in or afford college? Or don’t know what to stud...

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Registration opens for VSAC’s College Pathways events

Free workshops help families navigate the college search and financial aid

WINOOSKI (February 1, 2016) – High school students and parents can now register for one of the Vermont Student Assistance Corp.’s College Pathways events, featuring free workshops at locations across the state:

• Saturday, March...

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VSAC, CCV team up to offer free career-planning workshops

Vermonters can seek guidance; explore tools to navigate the job search

WINOOSKI (January 25, 2016) — Vermont Student Assistance Corp. and Community College of Vermont will hold free career-planning workshops at CCV locations across Vermont beginning next week.

Topics include different strategies and...

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Statement from Scott A. Giles, president and CEO of Vermont Student Assistance Corp:

Governor Shumlin’s Budget Address, January 21, 2016, Funding for Act 45, Vermont Universal Children’s Higher Education Savings Account Program

“Governor Shumlin’s budget initiative for universal children’s college savings accounts holds the promise of a brighter future for generations of Vermonters to come. Imagine, if you will, that every baby born in Vermont will grow...

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