University of Vermont

Student Financial Services

External (Outside) Scholarship Resources

We encourage all students to seek external (outside) scholarships to assist with funding for college. To assist with your scholarship search, we have included some resources below, including information on a couple of specific Vermont scholarships.

You may click on the following links to jump directly to the information of interest to you, or just scroll down.

Please note: The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warns students and their families to take caution when using scholarship search companies. Students should beware of any organization that guarantees or promises scholarships or grants, or charges a fee to search or apply for scholarships. For more information, or to report a scam, visit the FTC's $cholarship $cams website.


Scholarship Resources for Underrepresented Students

Use our Scholarship Resource Database for Students Who are Underrepresented. The database includes scholarship information for students who identify with the following groups: African American, Asian & Pacific Islander, Students with Disabilities, Latino/a, LGBTQ, Native American, and Women.


Scholarship Resources for Vermont Residents

Vermont Teacher Diversity Scholarship Program

The Vermont Teacher Diversity Scholarship Program is a non-profit loan cancellation program that supports students from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds who want to enter the teaching profession.

  • Selection criteria includes racial/ethnic diversity, leadership qualities, experience working with children, commitment to teaching in Vermont, and academic potential.
  • Recipients are chosen by selection committees throughout the state of Vermont.
  • For more information and to apply visit the Vermont Teacher Diversity Scholarship Program website.
Vermont Society of Engineers (VSE) Scholarship

The Vermont Society of Engineers seeks to encourage the development of Vermont's next generation of talented and dedicated engineers, and thus offers the VSE Education and Research Foundation Scholarship each year. For more information about VSE, visit their website, www.vsoe.org.

Scholarship criteria and application information:

  • Students must be enrolled in an Engineering curriculum at the University of Vermont, Norwich University or Vermont Technical College.
  • Students must have graduated (or will have graduated) from a Vermont high school and be in good academic standing.
  • VSE Scholars are awarded a scholarship of $2,000 per year.
  • Applications are available in March each year, and must be submitted to the Student Financial Services (SFS) office by April 30th. Selected students are notified in August.
  • Recipients for 2013-14 have been selected.
  • Download the application for 2014-2015 here, or pick one up in the office of Student Financial Services.
Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
  • Vermont Student Assistance Scholarship Library, 10 East Allen Street, Winooski, VT 05404; (800) 642-3177
  • www.vsac.org


Scholarship Resources for International Students


Scholarship Resources for Medical Students


Scholarship Search Websites

The following websites offer search features that may be of assistance during your scholarship search:


Outside Scholarship Foundations

You may also want to view the list of member organizations of the National Scholarship Providers Association.

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