News Releases

30
May

VSAC and Lake Monsters pitch for college savings

Lucky CHAMP’s Kids Club member gets speed of first pitch deposited in 529 account

WINOOSKI (May 30, 2018) – Vermont Lake Monsters fans will be cheering on the starting pitcher at every home game to see how fast he can throw and how much cash a lucky CHAMP’s Kids Club member will get in a 529 college savings pla...

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23
May

29 high schools make Governor Scott’s FAFSA challenge goal

Statewide goal set at 65 percent completion to maximize financial aid

WINOOSKI (May 23, 2018) – Twenty-nine high schools in Vermont have met Governor Phil Scott’s challenge of having 65 percent or more of their seniors file a FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Vermont Student Assi...

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23
May

Leland & Gray wins FAFSA Completion Challenge

Senior class will receive $1,000 from VSAC for graduation activity

WINOOSKI (May 23, 2017) – The senior class at Leland & Gray Union Middle & High School will have some extra cash to celebrate their high school graduation this year.

That’s because 78 percent of them completed a FAFSA, or Free Ap...

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21
May

McClure Foundation grant supports education access for Franklin County students

Innovative program encourages local students to continue education after high school

WINOOSKI (May 21, 2018) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will receive a $20,000 grant from the J. Warren and Lois McClure Foundation to continue its successful initiative in Franklin County to increase student participation in d...

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30
Apr

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, 2018) – 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 c...

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27
Apr

Statement from Scott Giles, president, and CEO of Vermont Student Assistance Corp., on the passing of Governor Phil Hoff

All of us at VSAC mourn the passing of Governor Phil Hoff, whose leadership made higher education a life-changing opportunity for Vermonters. He believed every Vermonter had a right to pursue their educational dreams wherever it m...

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