Merit & Need-Based Scholarships

Eligibility for merit aid (based on academic strength) or need-based aid for incoming, full-time undergraduate students is determined after you are accepted to the college.

Merit scholarships are renewed annually provided the student is enrolled full-time and meets all academic standards; no application is required.  Need-based scholarships are renewed annually based on financial need; the FAFSA form must be completed and on file in order to be considered for these awards.  If a student receives one of these awards they are ineligible for a second award in this category.

Click on the links below to learn more about each award.

The scholarship is designed to support Vermont Tech students who will carry forward their education to the UVM Dairy Program. The Vermont Legislature, through the Vermont Department of Agriculture, with generous industry support, provides half-tuition scholarships for Vermont residents who begin the program at Vermont Tech and maintain at least a B grade average each year of their college career. 
The Green Mountain Scholarship is awarded only to Vermont residents. This merit-based scholarship is available to first-time freshmen enrolled full time.  The scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years when the student maintains a cumulative 2.5 GPA. Changes in on-campus residency status will result in scholarship adjustments.
The Next Generation Scholarship is awarded only to Vermont residents and is based on merit and need.  The scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years when student maintains a cumulative 2.5 GPA. Preference is given to students with a minimum 3.0 high school GPA and first generation college students.
The Presidential Scholarship is awarded only to out-of-state students.  This merit-based scholarship is available to first-time freshmen enrolled full time. The scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years when student maintains a cumulative 2.5 GPA.  Changes in residency status (in-state, Good Neighbor or Regional Student Program) may result in a partial or total loss of scholarship. 
Any Randolph Union High School (RUHS) or Randolph Technical Career Center graduate from Braintree, Brookfield, or Randolph, Vermont who is accepted at Vermont Technical College may apply for a significant scholarship from the Randolph Community Scholarship Fund renewable for four years.  Vermont Tech will match 25% of that scholarship in institutional funds.  Selections will be made by a RUHS committee in May.
Scholarships awarded to graduates of the program at the rate of $1,000 per year and Junior counselors of the program can receive an additional $1,000 in scholarship funding if all criteria are met.
Transfer students entering in spring or fall 2017 and meeting the following criteria will receive free housing for up to four years.  
The VAST Forward Scholarship is awarded to VAST graduates who return to Vermont Tech within one year of graduating from the VAST program.   The scholarship is in the amount of $3,000 per year and is renewable up to 3 years when a student maintains a cumulative 2.5 GPA.  However, the VAST Forward scholarship may not be combined with other full and/or half tuition scholarships, such as the Valedictorian/Salutatorian, VTC 2+2, or, Full Tuition Waivers.
The Vermont Tech Scholars award is only available to Vermont residents.  Preference will be given to students who are attending college for the first time. Non-traditional students may apply. Students must demonstrate academic excellence in high school with a high class rank (top 20 percent is suggested) and high academic achievement (1550 combined score or better is suggested) on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).  Students admitted to Vermont Tech may apply for this scholarship.
A full tuition scholarship is provided to any Valedictorian and Salutatorian from a Vermont public school or approved independent school.  A half-tuition scholarship is provided to any Valedictorian and Salutatorian from a Vermont recognized independent school. The scholarship is renewable for up to eight consecutive semesters provided the student remain enrolled full-time and maintain a semester GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Students must have graduated from high school within the last 10 years and...