Students are required to file supplemental information to the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) to be considered for a Vermont State Grant. On-line access is available at www.vsac.org
Grants from other states include Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. These states offer undergraduate grants or scholarships usable at Vermont Tech. Vermont Tech encourages all students eligible for these grants to apply for them. Contact the financial aid office or your high school guidance office to find out which states require supplemental information.
Veteransí Education Benefits
Vermont Tech programs are approved by the Vermont State Approving Agency, Office of Veteransí Affairs. These benefits are generally available to veterans who are separated from active duty within the past ten years; veterans with service-connected disabilities; and the sons, daughters, spouses, and widows or widowers of deceased or totally disabled veterans.Veteransí Benefits GI Bill
: Educational benefits are available to any honorably discharged veteran who enlisted for active duty and was on active duty for at least 181 consecutive days. Students must make application to the Veterans Administration. The Department of Veterans Affairs GI bill web site, www.gibill.va.gov
is the comprehensive resource for those interested in learning about and applying for these benefits.
Additional information and assistance with applying for benefits is available from the Office of the Registrar and the Business Office.
First payment from the Veterans Administration normally takes 4-6 weeks from the beginning of the first term. After that, checks are normally received monthly.The Vermont National Guard State Educational Assistance Program
provides tuition assistance to eligible members of the Vermont National Guard who are enrolled in undergraduate degree and diploma programs at public colleges in Vermont.
administered by the college, including the Vermont Tech Scholars program, are available to students who meet the criteria set for each. Contact the Office of Financial Aid for information about scholarships appropriate to your situation or go to the financial aid page on the college website at www.vtc.edu
Vermont Tech also has institutional grants which are awarded based on financial need and/or merit. Financial need is determined by using the same criteria used for awarding campus-based aid. The maximum amount awarded depends upon the availability of funds, as well as student needs.