VSAC Workshop Focuses on Paying for Education

WINOOSKI (June 12, 2014) – The Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will present “Save on Your Education: Grants for Adults,” Friday, June 20, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the VSAC Community Room at 10 E. Allen St.

The workshop is sponsored by the CASH (Creating Assets Savings and Hope) Coalition of Chittenden County as part of Chittenden Saves Week June 16-20.

Presented by Educational Opportunity Center counselor Monica Sargent, this free workshop helps adult students learn about grants, scholarships and loans available to help pay for the costs of education and training after high school. Sargent also will discuss VSAC’s free services that can help adult learners explore careers, education and financial aid.

For more information and to register, call VSAC at 655-9602 and ask for “Outreach.”

About CASH Coalition

Creating Assets, Savings and Hope (CASH) – The CASH Coalition of Chittenden County assists low and moderate income residents to achieve their financial goals through free tax assistance and asset-building opportunities, such as money skills training, Free Credit Report Day, and more. Funding comes from grants and corporate sponsors. Vermont 2-1-1 partners with the CASH Coalition and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to promote free tax preparation for Vermonters with an income below $50,000.

About VSAC

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation is a public, nonprofit corporation created by the Vermont Legislature in 1965 to help Vermonters plan and pay for education or training beyond high school. VSAC administers Vermont’s 529 college savings plan; outreach services to encourage low-income students to aspire to and complete college; college and career planning services for all Vermonters; need-based state grants for full-time, part-time and non-degree study; public and private scholarship programs; and private education loans. Find us at www.vsac.org or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/VermontStudentAssistanceCorporation.

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