News Releases
2022

16
Nov

VSAC Resources Ease the Journey to Finding Educational Funding

From FAFSA to Financial Aid and Scholarships

WINOOSKI, Vt. -- Are you looking for ways to help pay for your education or training after high school? Financial aid is money that a student receives to help pay for college or career training expenses. 

The Vermont Student...

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26
Oct

Gov. Scott, Dept. of Labor and McClure Foundation Announce Vermont's Most Promising Jobs

VSAC Helps Students Find the Education Funding They Need

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Governor Phil Scott, the Vermont Department of Labor (VDOL) and the McClure Foundation announced the release of Vermont’s Most Promising Jobs, a list assembled by VDOL and McClure that includes more than 50 occupations...

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19
Oct

VSAC FAFSA Webinar Helps Open the Door to Education Funding

VSAC Shows You How to Fill out the FAFSA on Oct. 25

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There’s been a lot in the news lately about student loans, interest costs, and how to pay for college or postsecondary education and certificates in the trades.

One of the first and most important steps to meeting the cost...

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28
Sep

NEK middle schoolers explore careers at Kingdom Career Connect

From forensic accounting to installing faucets and designing bridges, middle school students explore where learning can take them

LYNDONVILLE, Vt. -- Some 400 7th and 8th-grade students from more than a dozen schools around the Northeast Kingdom will have a chance to explore career possibilities through a series of hands-on workshops on Oct. 4. Kingdom...

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24
Aug

VSAC Student Loan Forgiveness and Repayment Statement

The following was released in response to the August 24, 2022, announcement by President Joe Biden on student loan forgiveness and a new repayment restart schedule.

Winooski, VT -- The Vermont Student Assistance Corp. (VSAC) applauds the decision by President Biden to announce student loan relief for Vermont borrowers. Under the President’s plan, Vermont federal student loan borrowers earning...

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11
Aug

Pursue a career in skilled trades — tuition-free

A new interest-free, forgivable loan pays up to 100% of tuition for training and certification in select high-demand job sectors in Vermont

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Description automatically generatedWINOOSKI, Vt. -- The new Vermont Trades Scholarship Forgivable Loan Program, proposed by Governor Scott to the Vermont Legislature and administered by Vermont Student Assistance Corp. (VSAC), will offer Vermont and non-Vermont...

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