Vermont State Financial Aid: Grants & Scholarships

First, File FAFSA®

Vermont state-based financial aid is available to various students who need additional grants and scholarships for their college education. The types of aid that Vermont offers include Vermont state-based grants, VSAC-Assistance Scholarships, and more.

To be eligible to apply for Vermont state-based financial aid, you’ll first need to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA®.

Apply For Vermont State-Based Financial Aid

Vermont residents are eligible for several grants and scholarships based on enrollment, financial need, and other requirements. Below you’ll find some options for Vermont students looking for aid in addition to their federal financial aid. 

Vermont Grant Applications

There are three main grants that the state of Vermont offers students. They include: 

  • Vermont Incentive Grant – For residents enrolled or planning to enroll full-time at an in-state college or university
  • Vermont Part-Time Grant – For Vermont residents enrolled or planning to enroll part-time at an in-state college or university
  • Advancement Grant – If you’re planning to take a non-degree or training program, the Advancement Grant is meant to help individuals advance their job skills and improve job placement. 

To apply for any of these grants, visit the Vermont VSAC website. 

VSAC-Assisted Scholarships

The Vermont Student Assistance Corporation provides several scholarships to students planning to attend college. While the requirements for the various scholarships differ, you can apply for all of them on the VSAC website by starting with a student account. 

Want to find more grants and scholarships for first-generation students, single moms, and awards based on program majors?

Have more questions about Vermont state financial aid or need help filing your FAFSA®? The Frank Team is here to help. You can email us at or text us at (347) 690-7886. 

Good luck!