Scholarship Status Dashboard – as of March 30, 2022

FUNDING OPPORTUNITYSTATUS
802 Opportunity GrantAVAILABLE
Vermont Community Health ScholarshipAVAILABLE
Critical Occupations ScholarshipAVAILABLE
Welcome Home ScholarshipAVAILABLE
Degree Completion ScholarshipAVAILABLE
Free Training for VermontersAVAILABLE
Cares GrantAVAILABLE

Generous funding from the State of Vermont is supporting the following programs:

802 Opportunity Grant
This provides tuition- and fee-FREE college to any student in a degree program whose family income is $75,000 or less and does not already have a bachelor’s degree. Students will be required to complete a FAFSA and Vermont Grant Application through VSAC. New AND current students are eligible. Learn more at vsac.org/free-tuition-ccv-yes-really.

Vermont Community Health Scholarship
This program, in partnership with the Vermont Department of Health, provides tuition- and fee-free college in our Community Health certificate programs. Students are also eligible for additional funds to support other non-tuition costs like textbooks and transportation. Students are required to complete a FAFSA and the Vermont Grant Application through Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC).

Critical Occupations Scholarship
This VSC program provides free tuition to eligible students in certain academic programs at CCV. Students are required to complete a FAFSA and the Vermont Grant Application through Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC). Students in the following programs have an income limit of $150,000:

  • Allied Health Preparation
  • Childcare
  • Early Childhood Education

Students in the following programs have an income limit of 300% of the federal poverty line by household size:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Certified Production Technician
  • Graphic Design
  • IT Service Desk

Welcome Home Scholarship
This VSC program provides $5,000 per year for full-time students and $3,000 per year for part-time students who are transferring from an out-of-state institution, or have exited ANY college (including another VSC school) between March 2020 and May 2021. Students must be new to CCV this coming academic year.

Degree Completion Scholarship
This VSC program provides tuition- and fee-FREE college to students who earn less than 300% of the federal poverty line by household size, have not been enrolled in a higher education institution since May 2019, have at least 40 transferable credits and who do not already have a bachelor’s degree. Students can receive up to 30 credits of tuition-FREE college during the 2022-2023 academic year. Students will be required to complete a FAFSA and Vermont Grant Application through the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC). Students must be new to CCV this coming academic year.

Free Training for Vermonters
For the third time, the state is providing Vermonters with free educational opportunities to build their skills. Advance your career by taking up to two courses tuition-free at institutions in the Vermont State Colleges System. This funding covers courses and wrap-around services for Vermonters whose employment has been impacted by COVID-19 and are currently unemployed, underemployed, or able to use the course for promotion or other employment advancement. To learn more and register, visit vtworkers.vsc.edu.

What is 300% of the federal poverty line by household size?
If your household size is…Your income limit is…
1$40,770
2$54,930
3$69,090
4$83,250
5$97,410
6$111,570
7$125,730
8$139,890

Add $4,730 for each person in your household over 8 people.

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