News Releases


VSAC Joins ‘March Forth’ to help families save for college

Multi-state effort puts spotlight on savings, not debt, for education expenses

WINOOSKI (March 4, 2019) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. is joining a 27-state effort to teach families the power of saving for education and training after high school.   The national campaign, launching today, dubbed “For The...

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Spend the night with VSAC at CCP ‘19

Workshops and resource fair for adults thinking about going back to school or training and high school students and parents planning for college & careers

WINOOSKI (February 15, 2019) – College & Career Pathways -- VSAC’s landmark events for Vermonters who are curious about pursuing education and training opportunities – is taking on a whole new look (and adding a new location) this...

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Four high schools chosen to pilot new math proficiency course

Successful completion of ‘EMC2’ qualifies students for college-level math courses

WINOOSKI (February 6, 2019) – Four high schools have been chosen to pilot a new, much-anticipated course to strengthen math proficiencies in high school students before they graduate. 

Beginning with the 2019-20 academic year, t...

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F is for February, FAFSA and financial aid

Time for students to file for next year’s financial aid – including the Vermont State Grant

WINOOSKI (February 1, 2019) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. is reminding students to file their annual FAFSA application – the crucial first step to receiving financial aid.

And VSAC has an additional incentive: Every high sch...

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Statement from Scott Giles, president and CEO of Vermont Student Assistance Corp., regarding the nondegree grant program:

Putting a focus on adult learners who need education and skill training is the right thing to do for Vermont and our workforce needs. Addressing these challenges is not just a matter of economic urgency, but also an imperative of...

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Save the date: VSAC scholarships close Feb. 15

150 scholarships worth $5 million – and only for Vermonters

WINOOSKI (Jan.  23, 2019)— We know Feb. 15 is National Hippo Day but it’s also the last day you can apply for one of 150 scholarships with $5 million in awards administered by Vermont Student Assistance Corp – and only available t...

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