News Releases

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...

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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...

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08
Mar

VSAC asks ‘what are you doing after high school?’

Free planning events guide families through college and career pathway decisions

WINOOSKI (March 8, 2018)— High school sophomores, juniors, seniors and their families who are thinking about what comes after high school graduation should attend College & Career Pathways, the free, half-day conferences hosted by...

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07
Mar

3,800 Low- and Middle-Income Vermont Students Risk Losing Millions in State Grants for Higher Education

VSAC Urges Lawmakers to Preserve Portability of Grants and Maintain Equity in Education Access

WINOOSKI (March 7, 2018)— Vermont Student Assistance Corp., joined by school guidance counselors, business leaders, parents and students, are calling on lawmakers to preserve the use of the Vermont State Grant at institutions of...

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08
Jan

Lyndon State College’s men’s basketball team tours NEK schools

Student-athletes share advice on going to college

WINOOSKI (Jan. 8, 2018)—The entire LSC men’s basketball team met with junior high students at Coventry Village School, Troy Elementary School, Brighton Elementary School and Charleston Elementary School Jan. 2 and Jan. 4.

They...

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08
Jan

VSAC scholarship deadline is nearing

Apply by Feb. 16 for any of 126 scholarships worth $5.7 million

WINOOSKI (Jan. 8, 2018)—Vermont Student Assistance Corp. is reminding high school seniors and returning college students to apply now for any of the 126 scholarships administered by VSAC. 

Scholarships—like grants—are...

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