News Releases


VSAC hosts workshops on filling out financial aid forms

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

WINOOSKI (September 18, 2017)—Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will offer free workshops at over 60 local high schools beginning in early  October through mid-December to help families fill out financial aid forms.


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VSAC celebrates GEAR UP Week with music, science and more

Students’ accomplishments shine at school events

WINOOSKI (September 7, 2017)—Vermont Student Assistance Corp. is pulling out the stops for GEAR UP Week, Sept. 18-22, at 49 schools across Vermont.

Over 1,500 students will join in special activities and programs at their...

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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, 2017)—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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7 babies born May 29 to receive $100 college savings accounts

VSAC and Vermont hospitals partner to celebrate 529 Day

Montpelier (May 31, 2017) –  Seven babies born at Vermont hospitals on May 29 will each receive $100 in a 529 college savings account from Vermont Student Assistance Corp.  

The Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health...

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Franklin County businesses step up to offer scholarships

Innovative program encourages local students to continue education

WINOOSKI (May 3, 2017) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. and the J. Warren & Lois McClure Foundation today announced a new scholarship for Franklin County students, funded by two local businesses.

MED Associates, based in...

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Celebrate 529 Day with us!

Join VHEIP, Vermont Lake Monsters & Burlington Moms Blog to kick off a summer of fun and college savings

BURLINGTON, (May 1, 2017) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. is making the month of May one big, happy Vermont 529 Day.

In Vermont, the Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan has over 18,000 accounts worth more than $319...

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