Early College Plus at CCV

Vermont high school class of 2022: get a jumpstart on your college education at CCV in the Early College Plus program. The Vermont Community Foundation is offering a $1,000 stipend to each student who enrolls in CCV’s free Early College Plus program to pursue one of three certificate programs: Cybersecurity Fundamentals, Graphic Design, or IT Service Desk Specialist.

Stipends can be used to help cover the cost of books, materials, transportation, food, fees, or other non-academic expenses. Students will also receive advising from a specialized counselor from the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC).

CCV’s Early College program allows high school seniors to complete their last year of high school and first year of college at the same time, tuition-free. Students enroll in 4-5 CCV classes in both the fall and spring semesters, earning college credits that also count toward high school graduation.

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Ready to apply? Follow these simple steps:

  1. Apply to the Early College program at CCV. The fall application deadline is August 15, 2021.
  2. Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the VSAC Vermont Grant Application. Find all the information you’ll need to apply on our Financial Aid page.
  3. Reach out to your local CCV center for support! Financial aid counselors throughout the state can answer your questions, help you apply for scholarships, and make sure you’re getting all of the financial assistance you’re eligible for.
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