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VSAC launches first gift cards for Vermont’s 529 plan

$50 ‘Gift of College’ cards available at Kinney Drugs, Cumberland Farms

WINOOSKI (November 18, 2019) — ’Tis the season for gift-giving and VSAC’s new Gift of College gift card is a game-changer in giving a gift that makes a difference in a child’s future.

Vermont Student Assistance Corp., which over...

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VSAC makes getting all your financial aid as easy as 1-2-3

The FAFSA, Vermont State Grant – and now VSAC scholarships – are available Oct. 1

WINOOSKI (September 30, 2019)— Financial aid season opens Oct. 1 and filing your applications now will put you in the driver’s seat when planning for your education and training after high school.

Once you file your FAFSA and Ve...

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VSAC workshops help families manage college costs & fill out financial aid forms

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

WINOOSKI (September 23, 2019)—Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will offer free workshops at over 50 local high schools beginning in early October through November to help families learn how to manage college costs and to fill out...

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September is the perfect time to save for college

VSAC celebrates College Savings Month with 529 account prize packages

WINOOSKI (August 30, 2019)— Summer may be winding down, but September festivities for National College Savings Month are just beginning.

As families settle into fall school routines, this is an ideal time to establish a habit of...

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VSAC warns student loan borrowers to watch out for new scam

Fraudsters try to con you out of money and personal identification

WINOOSKI (August 29, 2019)— Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) is warning borrowers about a student loan debt relief scam hitting some Vermont borrowers right now.

The scammers claim to be calling from “Vermont Studen...

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The Curtis Fund expands scholarship program to cover ‘credentials of value’ training

New program creates pathways to good-paying, skills-based jobs

WINOOSKI (July 31, 2019)— The Curtis Fund, with the help of Vermont Student Assistance Corp., is making new scholarships available to Vermonters who seek short-term training programs to build their job skills.

The scholarships ra...

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