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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...

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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...

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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 &...

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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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