Taigh Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • http://services.vsac.org/wps/wcm/connect/VSAC/vsac...
  • Contact
  • VSAC Scholarships Program
  • Address
  • 10 East Allen Street
  • PO Box 2000
  • Winooski, VT 05404
  • Email Address
  • Application Deadline
  • March 4, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $1,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • 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. The donors of this scholarship understand the challenges that students from rural areas face, particularly those who are the first in their family to attend post-secondary school. It is the donors’ intent that this scholarship help students seek to do more than they ever thought possible.

    Eligibility:
    -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 and/or are among the first generation in their families to attend post-secondary school)
    -Demonstrate financial need
    -Demonstrate education/work ethic

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