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Looking for a new career direction? VSAC has a plan for you.

Join us for a night: Take workshops, learn about loan rehab & apply for a grant to upskill your career.

WINOOSKI (February 10, 2020) – Looking for the next step in your career? Vermont Student Assistance Corp. can help you find the job training and money to pay for it at a College & Career Pathways night near you.

College & Career Pathways 2020 is a free program to help adults plan for education and training beyond high school. Each evening event, 4:30 to 8 p.m., features workshops and a career training resource fair, plus a free light dinner – and a drawing for a $100 gift card.

Come get your questions answered, learn about gaining new in-demand job skills, and discover ways to help you pay for training or school – including on-site approval of Advancement Grants for non-degree programs or training. The average Advancement Grant for eligible Vermonters is over $1,700.

Choose from 4 dates/4 locations:

  • February 26, Castleton
  • March 11, Putney
  • March 19, Colchester
  • April 6, Lyndon

Attend workshops and get steps to move forward:

  • navigating your way to a better job through short-term training;
  • funding your certificate or technical training program, including how to apply for grants & scholarships (free money); 
  • how to get a fresh start if you have a loan in default.

Drop in at the Career Training Resource Fair and talk to Vermont experts about:

  • Short-term career training programs in your region;
  • Organizations that help with funding continuing education and life expenses;
  • Organizations that support adults in their job search or as they pursue career training.

All the details, including what to bring to apply for an Advancement Grant, are at or call VSAC at 888-943-7301.

About VSAC – Changing Lives through Education and Training since 1965

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation is a public, nonprofit agency established by the Vermont Legislature in 1965 to help Vermonters achieve their education and training goals after high school. VSAC serves students and their families in grades 7-12, as well as adults returning to school, by providing education and career planning services, need-based grants, scholarships and education loans. VSAC has awarded more than $600 million in grants and scholarships for Vermont students, and also administers Vermont’s 529 college savings plan. Share your VSAC story by email to or submit a video to YouTube. Find us at or check in on Facebook and Twitter. #changing lives