Senator James M. Jeffords Endowed Scholarship to Honor Mary Jeffords Mills

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 12

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Up to three awards 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 a high school senior who will earn a diploma or GED by the start of the upcoming school year.
  5. Must reside in Rutland County, Vermont, OR attend a Rutland County high school (preference given to Rutland High School seniors).
  6. Must seek an undergraduate degree in education.
  7. Must demonstrate academic achievement.

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

Description: This scholarship is open to high school seniors who reside in Rutland County, Vermont, or attend a Rutland County high school (preference given to students who attend Rutland High School). Students must seek an undergraduate degree in education, and must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Application requirements for the Senator James M. Jeffords Endowed Scholarship to Honor Mary Jeffords Mills are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letter
  • Essay
  • Official Transcript
  • FAFSA
Additional Information: Former U.S. Senator James M. Jeffords of Vermont established this scholarship to honor his sister, Mary Jeffords Mills, by inspiring and encouraging future generations of teachers. 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 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 15 applicants for this award each year.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

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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