Vermont Scholarships

A college education can be quite expensive. Luckily, financial aid is readily available to those willing to do the research. For example, Scholarships.com can help you find information about scholarships especially created for those living in Vermont. The scholarships below will give you an idea of the opportunities that may be found at Scholarships.com. To get the full benefit of our free services and for additional information about Vermont scholarships and awards based on different search criteria, you should conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Green to Gold Scholarships are awarded for two, three, or four years. Recipients will receive tuition or room and board support, additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment, and a monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year. Additionally, there will receive funding for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of [...] More

Bernice Murray Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Bernice Murray Scholarship Foundation was established to honor Bernice Murray's unselfish contributions to improving the lives of Vermonters. The aim of the foundation is to make a difference in the lives of Vermont families, as Bernice Murray helped make a positive difference in the lives of so many human beings during her short life. In order to apply, you must attend an accredited school [...] More

Carol A. Hurley Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • This scholarship was established by the friends, family, and colleagues of Carol Hurley, a VSAC outreach counselor who helped first-generation college-bound students prepare for college. In order to apply, you must be a graduate of one of the following high schools: Randolph Area Vocational Center, Randolph Union High School, Rochester Union High School, Whitcomb High School, Windsor High School, [...] More

Elizabeth J. Davis Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Elizabeth J. Davis Scholarship was established to assist home care professionals with obtaining advanced degrees, as well as students seeking a bachelor's or associate's degrees in a health profession.

    Eligibility
    - Attends an accredited college/university, or community college (does not have to be in Vermont)
    - Studying nursing (RN or LPN), physical therapy, speech therapy, [...] More

Emily Lester Vermont Opportunity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Emily Lester Vermont Opportunity Scholarship is administered with the proceeds from a trust fund established through an annual appropriation from the State of Vermont's general fund. In order to apply, you must attend an accredited school located in the state of Vermont and approved for federal Title IV funding (Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans); be currently under the custody of the [...] More

FMC Ice Sports Skaters Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The FMC Skaters Scholarship program was developed in 1993 to provide financial assistance to ice sports participants and recreational ice skaters that demonstrate personal excellence on and off the ice. The scholarships are awarded to ice hockey, figure skating and recreational skaters. All applicants must be New England residents and skate at FMC arenas.

    Note: The postmark date is before [...] More

Franklin H. Isham Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Mrs. Olive Wilcox created this scholarship to honor the memory of her husband, Franklin Horace Isham. In order to apply, you must reside in Franklin County, attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding, have graduated from a Franklin County high school, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship [...] More

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $12,000
  • In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, applicants must be either first-time freshmen or transfer students who are not Ohio state residents. This grant is renewable for four (4) years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Hildegard Durfee Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Hildegard Durfee Scholarship was established to enable residents of Windham County to further their education at the graduate level and/or to prepare themselves for career changes that require graduate-level education. In order to apply, you must reside in Windham County (preference given to residents of Bellows Falls, Brattleboro, Dummerston, Guilford, Newfane and Putney); demonstrate [...] More

Jean Andrews Nursing Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $1,200
  • The Jean Andrews Nursing Scholarship (sponsored by Porter Hospital Women's Auxiliary) was created to encourage students to enter the nursing profession. In order to apply, you must attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding (Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans); reside in Addison County, seek a degree in registered nursing or nursing education and demonstrate financial [...] More

Knowlton Operator's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Knowlton Operator's Scholarship is awarded to operators for training when budgetary constraints eliminate the opportunity for some to attend training for certification, advancement or professional development.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Lee A. Lyman Memorial Music Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Lee A. Lyman Memorial Music Scholarship was established by VSAC in 1995 in memory of Lee A. Lyman. Lee's love of music and her unfailing commitment to helping Vermont students afford a postsecondary education led VSAC to establish this scholarship in her memory. In order to apply, you must an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding (Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans); [...] More

Nancy and Harry Koenigsberg/Textile Study Group of New York

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Textile Study Group of New York (TSGNY) has announced a call for entries for the Nancy and Harry Koenigsberg Award.

    The winner will receive a $1,500 award, a one-year TSGNY membership and an invitation to present his/her fiber artwork at the June 17th TSGNY meeting held in New York City. Students’ entries will be juried by the TSGNY Student Award Committee.

    College students and [...] More

New England Employee Benefits Council Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • NEEBC's Scholarship Program was established to further the aims of the Council to advance the knowledge and education of individuals in the employee benefits field, or those aspiring to careers in employee benefits. Careers in employee benefits include but are not limited to, careers in the actuarial sciences; ERISA and legal aspects of employee benefits; careers in pension design and planning; [...] More

New England Regional Student Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The New England Board of Higher Education’s Tuition Break program, the New England Regional Student Program (RSP), provides a discount on tuition to New England residents when they enroll in approved degree programs at out-of-state
    public colleges and universities in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

    For more information or to apply, please visit [...] More

NEWWA Elson T. Killam Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Elson T. Killam Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a civil engineering or environmental engineering student at a 4-year college/univeristy. Students who are attending or have been accepted into appropriate college/university programs at the undergraduate and graduate level are eligible to apply. Applicants must be members of NEWWA. Applicants must reside in New England or attend a [...] More

NEWWA Francis X. Crowley Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Francis X. Crowley Scholarship is awarded to a civil engineering, environmental engineering, or business management student at a 4-year college/university. Students who are attending or have been accepted into appropriate college/university programs at the undergraduate and graduate level are eligible to apply. Applicants must be members of NEWWA. Applicants must reside in New England or [...] More

NEWWA George E. Watters Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The George Edward Watters scholarship is awarded to a civil engineering student. Students who are attending or have been accepted into appropriate college/university programs at the undergraduate and graduate level are eligible to apply. Applicants must be members of NEWWA. Applicants must reside in New England or attend a college/university in New England to qualify.

    For more information or [...] More

NEWWA Joseph Murphy Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Joseph A. Murphy scholarship is awarded to a civil engineering, environmental engineering, business or science student. Students who are attending or have been accepted into appropriate college/university programs at the undergraduate and graduate level are eligible to apply. Applicants must be members of NEWWA. Applicants must reside in New England or attend a college/university in New [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The participating regions are found at the scholarship provider's website. An essay will also be required as part of the application. For more information or to apply, [...] More

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Student Opportunity Scholarship program serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first-degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Student Opportunity Scholarship applicants will explore who God created them to be in a series of essay questions intended for students to [...] More

Regis College Catholic High Schools Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Merit scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement to entering full-time, first-year, and transfer students seeking degrees. Students are notified of their eligibility by the Office of Admission at the time of their acceptance. The designation of a merit scholarship remains in effect for up to four years of undergraduate study, provided the student maintains the minimum renewal [...] More

Richard T. Gates Engineering and Technology Endowed Challenge Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $4,000
  • The Richard T. Gates Engineering and Technology Endowed Challenge Scholarship was established to assist worthy and able students in pursuing a bachelor of science degree in engineering or technology. In order to apply, you must have been born in Vermont, have parent(s) who are legal residents of Vermont and currently attend a Windham County high school or Springfield High School. Must seek a [...] More

Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/25/2019
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship honors New England high school seniors who demonstrate a humane ethic. Each award is given as payment to the college, university, or specialized training academy at which the recipient will be matriculating in fall of the upcoming academic year. Students from New England public, private, parochial and vocational schools are eligible.

    Actions meriting the [...] More

Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 5/2/2019
  • Amount: $18,000
  • The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund offers renewable, 4-year scholarships to students with financial need who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others (in school, in the community or at home), a strong work ethic, and leadership qualities.

    Qualifications:
    -An entering or returning student at an accredited undergraduate institution in the United States and must [...] More

Taigh Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Taigh (a Gaelic term for "home or dwelling") Scholarship was established to inspire and encourage residents of Peacham, Vermont, to pursue a post-secondary education. In order to apply, you must attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding (Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans); reside in Caledonia County (preference given to applicants who are residents of Peacham [...] More

The Roothbert Fund Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background. While the Fund does not emphasize any particular form of religious practice or worship, it seeks to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. The Fund has awarded grants to persons entering a wide range of careers. However, preference will be given [...] More

Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship was created in 1988 by the Bigelow family to aid students from New England who are seeking a career in horticulture. The Bigelow family considers student scholarships the most important commitment the horticultural industry can make to ensure the growth and development of the nursery and landscape industry.

    Applicants must be enrolled in an [...] More

Vermont Dental Hygiene Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Vermont Dental Hygiene Scholarship - sponsored by the Hill Family and Delta Dental Foundation of Vermont - was established by the members of the Vermont State Dental Society to promote dental hygiene education. This scholarship is designed to encourage Vermont residents who are preparing to enter the dental hygiene profession. In order to apply, you must attend an accredited post-secondary [...] More

Vermont John H. Chafee Education and Training Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Vermont Chafee Education and Training Scholarship was established for youths aging out of foster care who are likely to experience difficulty transitioning from foster care to adulthood. The mission of this program is to help young adults prepare for and enter training/educational institutions after high school. In order to apply, you attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV [...] More

Vermont Police Association Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/3/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Ther Vermont Police Association created this scholarship in memory of one of its past presidents, Erwin Bugbee of the Bellows Falls Police Department.

    Eligibility:
    - Attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding (Pell Grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans)
    - Seeking a degree in law enforcement
    - Demonstrate financial aid

    For more information or to apply, please visit [...] More

Vermont State Grange Educational Aid Fund

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Vermont State Grange created this scholarship because it recognizes the importance of education to rural America. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist grange members with obtaining an associate's or bachelor's degree. In order to apply, please attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding; demonstrate academic achievement (minimum 3.5 GPA); and demonstrate [...] More

WTFI (TJX) Children's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 8/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The goal of the Warrior Thunder (TJX) Scholarship Fund is to assist a veteran's child in their educational desires to serve their nation or community and/or to provide assistance to our military or Veterans. It is a one-time, $1,000 scholarship to cover tuition, room, board, books, and supplies. The funds may be used for any term, including the summer term, during the awarded academic school [...] More

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Last Reviewed: June 2018