Vermont is the second least populous state in the US. This is mostly due to its size – it's rather small. But don't let the state's size fool you. There are plenty of great colleges in Vermont and plenty of great college scholarship opportunities also.
Vermont has 24 colleges and universities. Some of the better known institutions include the University of Vermont, Middlebury College, Bennington College and Green Mountain College. Marlboro College (in Marlboro, VT) is just one of the many smaller, well-regarded liberal arts schools in the area. Rounding out the mix are state-run community colleges that offer diplomas, certificates and associate degrees.
Degree candidates looking for college scholarships in Vermont will find a range of options. Both public and private funds are available. Public college scholarships are distributed for both need-based and merit-based funding opportunities. Private scholarships are awarded for students pursuing degrees in majors such as culinary arts, architecture, engineering, English, social sciences and many more.
Continue reading below to fid out more about college scholarships in Vermont.
Vermont residents are eligible to apply for a Vermont Part-Time grant if they are:
accepted or enrolled in an undergraduate degree or certificate program, and do not already have a bachelor's degree; unless they are attending the University of Vermont College of Medicine, or enrolled in a doctor of veterinary medicine program.
enrolled in fewer than 12 credits per term
Vermont Part-time grants are available for Vermont residents enrolled less than full-time at any postsecondary institution within the United States or Canada that participates in the federal Pell grant program.
The grant award amount is based on financial need and the cost of attendance of the student’s school. The amount of each award varies based on the number of credit hours.
Note: Vermont grant applications are considered on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funding is available.
How to Apply
Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is required for the Vermont grant application.
Get tips on filling out FAFSA on the Web.
Request a paper FAFSA by calling the Federal Student Aid Information Center at 1-800-433-3243.
Fill out the Vermont grant application. The FAFSA confirmation page will provide a link that will take you to the myVSAC registration page, where you can register for a new account or log in to your existing account. Once logged in, you will see the Vermont grant application, which will partially be prefilled from your FAFSA.
A Korean student currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program is qualified to apply. Applicants are judged on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and community service. For the Eastern Region, schools must be located in either: New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, or Kentucky.
LA Tutors awards a monthly $500 Innovation Scholarship to high school and college students who showcase their creativity and make a positive impact.
MusicAuthority recognizes the positive impact that music can have on a student’s learning experience. Studies have shown how music can enhance learning- from improving memory performance to relieving anxiety, music can be a great component to aid a student’s college experience.
We are proud to offer our $1,000 scholarship to one current or prospective student. We will be offering this scholarship on a continual basis and we are excited to promote a passion for music and higher education.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in animal science or marketing at Cornell University, Penn State University or Virginia Tech. Resident of Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont or Virginia required.AWARD: Two scholarships at $1,000 each, non-renewable.
Eligible students will:
Write an essay of no fewer than 600 words about their career aspirations and how their current course load will help them achieve success in their careers. Where do you see yourself 10 years from now? Thinking outside the box is encouraged!
Email their essay as a .doc or .pdf attachment to: email@example.com
YouTube submissions are optional, although not required. Video should be no longer than 5 minutes. (Essays submitted via YouTube must also be submitted in writing.)
Undergraduate or graduate member of Lambda Chapter/Vermont.
Please check the website for any changes on deadline application
Who Is Eligible To Apply?
The applicant must:
Be a Vermont resident
Be a graduating high school senior or receiving a GED by the end of the current academic year
Plan to further formal education training in any area, be it academic, vocational, technical, or the arts, in the following academic year
Demonstrate, through personal experiences and/or public commitment, a dedication to the interests of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-gendered, and questioning community
How Do I Apply?
The application process is completed through VSAC Scholarship Program's unified application. For a printed copy of VSAC's scholarships booklet, visit your high school guidance office.
The VSAC application can be completed online:
VSAC Scholarship Programs
P.O. Box 2000
Winooski, Vermont 05404
For accounting students Amount: One $1,500 to one student Requirements: Junior in four-year school, GPA, financial status, recommendation from faculty, etc.
Activia Training are pleased to offer a $1,500 annual scholarship for college, university, high school or trade school students in the US. There is no specific course of study required, and you can use the money in whatever way that you feel benefits your studies the most.
There will be two scholarship awards of $750 each year, awarded in November and May as follows:
- The video winner will receive $500
- The essay format winner will receive $250
Furthermore, all entries adjudged to be of a suitable standard will be eligible for an “expenses award” as follows:
- YouTube videos: $20
- Blog articles: $15
To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be at least 16 years of age and attending, or have secured a place, at a college, university, high school or trade school in the US.
For more information on how to apply (and to submit your essay or video), visit our website at https://www.activia.co.uk/scholarship-us
This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student who attends a US university/college located in the BASAA area (Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Connecticut). Applicants must meet general FEA scholarship eligibility requirements & preferences. Students interested in being considered for this annual scholarship should indicate this through their application forms.
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the U.S.
Must be applying for a study abroad program eligible for credit at the student’s educational institution
Must plan to study abroad for a minimum of 4 weeks in country
Is committed to supporting education abroad in his/her campus community through work with the FEA and his/her campus education abroad staff upon return
Applying to a study abroad program known for its academic rigor and immersion elements
Applying to a study abroad program that includes studying the language of the host country (if not English)
Applying to a study abroad program with a sustainable service-learning or volunteering component
Applying to a study abroad program in a non-traditional destination
Demonstrates financial need
FEA strongly encourages students to apply who represent a group that is traditionally underrepresented in education abroad
Groups typically underrepresented in study abroad include, but are not limited to:
First-generation college students
Community college students
Students with disabilities
Additional scholarships may be awarded to students, regardless of field of study, with preference given to those candidates whose programs of study are related to the water works industry.
Students who are attending or have been accepted into appropriate college/university programs at the undergraduate level are eligible to apply. Applicants must be members of NEWWA.
Applicants must reside in New England or attend a college/university in New England to qualify.
Student Application Requirements
Student applicants must submit the following:
• Official student application form
• A two-page (maximum) résumé (that includes educational history)
• Official transcripts of all university education (if applicant has not started higher education, official transcript from high school is required)
• Two letters of recommendation (one must be from a teacher/professor; the second may be from a teacher/professor or professional reference such as an employer)
• A one-page (maximum) statement of educational plans and career objectives demonstrating how these plans are beneficial to water works practice in New England
• Copy of FAFSA (Free Applications for Federal Student Aid) confirmation
Selection Criteria – Students
The NEWWA Scholarship Committee considers application on the basis of merit, character and need to members and student members of the New England Water Works Association, with preference given to applicants whose programs are considered by the Scholarship Committee as beneficial to water works practice in New England.
Scholarships only applicable for specific counties within this state
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