Senator James M. Jeffords Endowed Scholarship to Honor Marian Hausman Jeffords

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Amount
Awarded

$1,500

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 12

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: There is a minimum of two awards offered annually. Last year, three awards were offered.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must seek a degree in the arts, including (but not limited to), music, visual arts, dance, or theatre.
  3. Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  4. Must be a resident of Rutland County, Vermont, OR attend a Rutland County high school.
  5. Must be a high school senior who will earn a diploma or GED by the start of the upcoming school year.
  6. Must demonstrate academic achievement.

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

Description: This award is available to high school seniors who reside in Rutland County, Vermont, or attend a Rutland County high school. Students must be seeking a degree in the arts, including (but not limited to) music, visual arts, dance, or theater; students must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Application requirements for the Senator James M. Jeffords Endowed Scholarship to Honor Marian Hausman Jeffords are:

  • Application form
  • FAFSA
  • Recommendation letter
  • Essay
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: Former U.S. Senator James M. Jeffords established this fund to honor his mother, Marion Husman Jeffords, and her career as an educator who taught music and art in Rutland, Vermont. Please note: This scholarship is funded by an endowment subject to laws restricting disbursements under certain investment yield scenarios; as a result, there can be no guarantee of a scholarship award for the upcoming academic year. Applicants must attend an accredited postsecondary school approved for federal Title IV funding, and must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on application documents, financial need, and academic achievement. There are approximately 13 applicants for this program each year.

Award Amount: Up to $1,500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,500.

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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