News Releases
2018

04
Dec

VSAC study of college completion rates sparks conversation about improving higher education outcomes

Vermont outperforms other states, but still has plenty of challenges – and potential solutions

WINOOSKI (December 4, 2018) – The Vermont Student Assistance Corp. and the Vermont State Colleges System were joined by state leaders in the education, business, and policymaking communities at a summit today to discuss results of...

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08
Nov

South Burlington adds Career & Education Wellness to suite of employee benefits

VSAC program designed to assist employees with education goals and family education pathways

WINOOSKI (Nov. 8, 2018)— The city of South Burlington is adding a new benefit for its 160-plus employees: career and education guidance.

The city will partner with Vermont Student Assistance Corp. to offer its landmark Career & E...

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17
Oct

VSAC scholarship season opens Nov. 1

150 scholarships worth over $5 million to be awarded

WINOOSKI (Oct. 17, 2018)—Vermont Student Assistance Corp.’s annual publication, Scholarships for Vermonters, is now available with information on 150 programs worth over $5 million for eligible Vermonters looking to finance their...

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12
Oct

Vt. congressional delegation announces $31 million GEAR UP grant for VSAC

Federal education grant will serve 2,800+ students at 38 Vermont schools

WINOOSKI (October 12, 2018) — The Vermont congressional delegation, led by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), today announced that Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will receive $31 million over the next seven years to encourage more V...

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24
Sep

VSAC hosts workshops on filling out financial aid forms

File the FAFSA early to make smart education choices that fit your pocketbook

WINOOSKI (September 24, 2018)—Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will offer free workshops at over 50 local high schools beginning in early October through November to help families fill out financial aid forms.

These informal work...

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10
Sep

VSAC celebrates GEAR UP Week with science, STEM fair, music and bucket lists

Students will explore robotics, neuroscience and ‘Afropop’ music with A2VT

WINOOSKI (September 10, 2018)—Vermont Student Assistance Corp. is pulling out the stops for GEAR UP Week, Sept. 17-22, at 20 schools across Vermont.

Students will join in special activities and programs as part of VSAC’s GEAR UP...

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