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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...

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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...

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VSAC celebrates GEAR UP Week with science, STEM fair, music and bucket lists

Students will explore robotics, neuroscience and ‘Afropop’ music with A2VT

WINOOSKI (September 10, 2018)—Vermont Student Assistance Corp. is pulling out the stops for GEAR UP Week, Sept. 17-22, at 20 schools across Vermont.

Students will join in special activities and programs as part of VSAC’s GEAR...

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Get your FSA ID at the college fair

VSAC offers easy, 30-minute workshops at Saint Michael’s College

WINOOSKI (September 4, 2018)— When hundreds of students and families check out colleges and career training programs at Saint Michael’s College next week, they also should take a few minutes to get their FSA ID so they will be...

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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 28, 2018)—September is National College Savings Month, an ideal time to open or add to a Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan account to get the maximum in savings and tax benefits. Plus this September...

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VSAC makes loan rebates to borrowers – again

‘Borrower benefits’ program saves $2 million this year

WINOOSKI (July 18, 2018)— Vermont Student Assistance Corp. is giving $2 million in interest rebates to borrowers this year, part of its “borrower benefits” program that has saved students $180 million in loan costs since 1995.

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