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VSAC, CCV team up with $350,000 GEAR UP grant

Partnership reaches more Vermonters with education and training opportunities

WINOOSKI (January 7, 2019) — The Community College of Vermont will receive $350,000, thanks to Vermont Student Assistance Corp’s $31 million, seven-year federal GEAR UP grant awarded in October.

“Our continued partnership with C...

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VSAC study of college completion rates sparks conversation about improving higher education outcomes

Vermont outperforms other states, but still has plenty of challenges – and potential solutions

WINOOSKI (December 4, 2018) – The Vermont Student Assistance Corp. and the Vermont State Colleges System were joined by state leaders in the education, business, and policymaking communities at a summit today to discuss results of...

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South Burlington adds Career & Education Wellness to suite of employee benefits

VSAC program designed to assist employees with education goals and family education pathways

WINOOSKI (Nov. 8, 2018)— The city of South Burlington is adding a new benefit for its 160-plus employees: career and education guidance.

The city will partner with Vermont Student Assistance Corp. to offer its landmark Career & E...

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VSAC scholarship season opens Nov. 1

150 scholarships worth over $5 million to be awarded

WINOOSKI (Oct. 17, 2018)—Vermont Student Assistance Corp.’s annual publication, Scholarships for Vermonters, is now available with information on 150 programs worth over $5 million for eligible Vermonters looking to finance their...

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Vt. congressional delegation announces $31 million GEAR UP grant for VSAC

Federal education grant will serve 2,800+ students at 38 Vermont schools

WINOOSKI (October 12, 2018) — The Vermont congressional delegation, led by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), today announced that Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will receive $31 million over the next seven years to encourage more V...

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VSAC hosts workshops on filling out financial aid forms

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

WINOOSKI (September 24, 2018)—Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will offer free workshops at over 50 local high schools beginning in early October through November to help families fill out financial aid forms.

These informal work...

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