News & Views

Check out VSAC’s most recent news releases and other articles we recommend. Sabina Haskell, director of public affairs, is VSAC’s contact person for the news media.

Recent Posts

Vt. congressional delegation announces $2.4 million grant for VSAC

October 25th, 2016

Federal education grant will serve over 1,500 adults to promote workforce development   WINOOSKI (October 25, 2016) – The Vermont congressional delegation today announced that the Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will receive $2.4 million over five years in a federal Educational Opportunity Center grant to promote education and workforce development with Vermont adults.                                                              How [...]

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Fafsa facts and tips

October 5th, 2016

Most financial aid is first come, first served. Don’t miss out on available money because you wait too long! File the Fafsa even if you don’t think you’ll qualify for federal aid. It’s used by most schools in determining institutional aid and scholarships. Fafsa starts Oct. 1. Now you can file three months earlier! The [...]

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Fall for Fafsa: Vermont’s October challenge

October 3rd, 2016

Fast, easier filing means more financial aid for Vermonters   ESSEX (October 3, 2016) – Congressman Peter Welch (D-Vt.) kicked off Vermont’s October campaign to file the Fafsa, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid at the Center for Technology in Essex,  highlighting important changes to help students and families apply for financial aid. Welch [...]

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Vt. congressional delegation announces $2.8 million Talent Search grant for VSAC

September 19th, 2016

Federal education grant will serve over 1,000 students at 40 Vermont schools   BURLINGTON (September 19, 2016) – The Vermont congressional delegation today announced that Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will receive $2.8 million over six years to encourage more Vermont students to pursue higher education. In a visit to Burlington High School, Senator Patrick Leahy [...]

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Learn about new changes to financial aid at VSAC’s ‘Paying for College’ workshop

September 8th, 2016

Learn about new FAFSA changes to maximize financial aid awards WINOOSKI (September 8, 2016) – Changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or the FAFSA, are here. Find out what it means for your financial aid plans at a Paying for College workshop, hosted by Vermont Student Assistance Corp. at more than 60 [...]

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