Nichols Family Scholarship (Agriculture and Environmental Science)

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Amount
Awarded

$24,000

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 be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  3. Must be a resident of Vermont.
  4. Must be an incoming or current undergraduate student.
  5. Must seek a degree in agriculture or environmental studies.

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

Description: This scholarship is for Vermont undergraduate students who are seeking a degree in agriculture or environmental studies. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Application requirements for the Nichols Family Scholarship (Agriculture and Environmental Science) are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letter
  • Essay
  • FAFSA
Additional Information: This scholarship was established in 2014 to honor Francis and Louise Nichols and their children, William Nichols and Sarah Nichols Gruenig, who valued education, hard work, and the natural world. Applicants must: attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding (Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans); and demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on financial need and application documents.

Award Amount: $6,000 annually, may be renewable for up to three additional years.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $24,000.

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

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