Work in Vermont. Lose Some of Your Student Loans.

The Green Mountain Job and Retention Program, a collaboration between the State of Vermont, UVM, and the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC), is designed to incentivize and retain graduates from Vermont-based colleges and universities by repaying some of their student loan debt.

When you click the ‘Apply' button, you will be brought to VSAC’s myVSAC home page. myVSAC is the online account system you will use to apply for and access information about the Green Mountain Job & Retention Program.

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FAQs: April 2023 - June 2023 Graduates

FAQs: December 2023 - June 2024 Graduates

• On the myVSAC home page, enter your existing myVSAC username and password and click the 'Login' button.
• If you are a first-time user and do not have an existing myVSAC username, click on 'Register Now'.
• Once you have logged in, or registered for myVSAC, you will automatically be directed to the online Green Mountain Job & Retention Program application.


Who can apply?

  • Any student who graduated from December 2023 to June 2024 with a bachelor’s or master’s degree from a Vermont college or university, who plans on living and working full-time in Vermont for two years following graduation.

What’s in it for you?

  • Up to $5000 in loan repayment.
  • Leverage your education from Vermont colleges and universities to shape your professional career.

How does it work?

  • Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis for as long as funding is available. 

Eligible Colleges & Universities:

Bennington College
Champlain College
Goddard College
Landmark College
Middlebury College
Norwich University
Saint Michael’s College
Sterling College
University of Vermont
Vermont Law School
Vermont State University

Eligible Graduates

December 2023-June 2024 graduates from a Vermont institution with a Bachelor's or a Master's Degree who plan to live and work in Vermont for at least two years. For a full list of criteria, visit the GMJRP's Frequently Asked Questions.

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