Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
273
Days
February 15 2025
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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What you'll need:
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Emily Lester Vermont Opportunity Scholarship

Description

The Emily Lester Vermont Opportunity Scholarship will be awarded to students who have experienced foster care and are ready to go to college. Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate associate's or bachelor's degree program. There are no requirements as to the number of credits that they must take. They must be currently under the custody of the Vermont Commissioner of the Department for Children and Families (DCF); or be between the ages of 18 and 24 and have been under the custody of the Vermont Commissioner of the DCF for at least 6 months when you were between the ages of 16 and 18. Other possible required documents are birth certificate; a portfolio (for artistic submissions); resume; and other documents like child care information or family information. Please visit the scholarship's website for more information.

Amount Details

$1,000
Low Amount Awarded
$3,000
High Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Vermont
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Vermont

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Vermont Grant application
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Transcript
For more info, please visit our site
Contact scholarships@vsac.org
Tel: 888-253-4819 Address PO Box 2000
Winooski, VT 05404