News Releases


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...

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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...

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VSAC makes over $1.3 million in loan rebates to borrowers

‘Borrower benefits’ program has saved borrowers $181 million since 1995

WINOOSKI (June 26, 2019)— Vermont Student Assistance Corp. is giving over $1.3 million in interest rebates to borrowers this year, part of its “borrower benefits” program that has saved students $181 million in loan costs since...

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State increases funding for VSAC grant program

$500,000 will help nearly 300 Vermonters upskill their careers

WINOOSKI (June 18, 2019)— Nearly 300 more Vermonters will be able to upskill their careers over the next 12 months, thanks to a one-time appropriation of $500,000 in the state budget to Vermont Student Assistance Corp.


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18 babies born May 29 to receive $100 college savings accounts

VSAC and Vermont hospitals celebrate 529 Day

WINOOSKI (June 4, 2019) – It’s never too early to start saving for college. VSAC and Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems are delighted once again to partner on this exciting annual event to raise awareness of the...

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VSAC to open college savings accounts for babies born on ‘529 Day’

Every baby born at a VT hospital May 29 to receive a $100 VHEIP account

WINOOSKI (May 1, 2019) – Lucky babies born May 29 in Vermont will receive $100 deposit into a Vermont 529 college savings account opened by the Vermont Student Assistance Corp.

Plus, one lucky Vermonter – baby or not – will be...

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