Sister Elizabeth Candon Scholarship

Application Information

Sign Up to View

ALREADY SIGNED UP? LOG IN

Amount
Awarded

$4,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 12

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must have earned a high school diploma or GED to apply for this undergraduate award.
  3. Must be a female.
  4. Must be a single parent with primary custody of one or more children 12 years of age or younger.
  5. Must be a resident of Vermont.
  6. Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  7. Must be enrolled on a half-time basis (six credit hours) or greater.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is available for female Vermont undergraduate students who are single parents with primary custody of one or more children 12 years of age or younger. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Application requirements for the Sister Elizabeth Candon Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • FAFSA
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Family Information
Additional Information: The Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) created this scholarship to honor the contributions Sister Elizabeth Candon has made to higher education in general and to women seeking higher education in particular. Applicants must attend an accredited postsecondary school approved for federal Title IV funding, and must demonstrate financial need. Please note: This award is intended for adult students. Adult students are those students who are considered independent for financial aid purposes. Independent status is determined by federal financial aid criteria; detailed information on the criteria is available online at studentaid.ed.gov/fafsa/filling-out/dependency. Selection is based on application documents and financial need. There are approximately 25 applicants for this award each year.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, may be renewable for up to three additional years.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $4,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, February 12

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, February 12

Applications are available from the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) website. Applications may be completed either online or in paper form beginning on November 1. Please note: The student is only required to submit one application for all scholarships for which he/she wishes to apply. In addition, if a particular document is required for more than one scholarship, the student need only submit one copy of that document. To apply, the student must complete and submit the VSAC Unified Scholarship Application and submit the following materials: a letter of recommendation; an essay; and official transcripts. NOTE: Required additional materials MUST conform to the detailed instructions in the VSAC Scholarships Booklet. The student is highly encouraged to review the booklet thoroughly when assembling materials. Electronic applications and any digital versions of supplemental materials must be submitted by midnight on the deadline date. Paper applications or any supplemental materials in paper form must be postmarked by the deadline date.
Contact: -
Address: 10 E. Allen St. P.O. Box 2000 Winooski, Vermont 05404

Save time. Let us search for you.

Narrow down over 1,000,000 scholarships with personalized results.

Get matched to scholarships that are perfect for you!

Start Your Search

Save time. Let us search for you.

Narrow down over 1,000,000 scholarships with personalized results.

Get matched to scholarships that are perfect for you!

START YOUR SEARCH