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Name Bernice Murray Scholarship
Number of Awards
Award Value
Award Type Need-Based Scholarship
Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications Until March 1
Renewable
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Contact Information

Contact Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
P.O. Box 2000
Champlain Mill
Winooski, Vermont 05404
Phone (800)882-4166
Fax
Email info@vsac.org

Scholarship Description

HISTORY/PURPOSE:
The Bernice Murray Scholarship Foundation was created by U.S. Senator James Jeffords, along with family and friends of Bernice Murray, long-time aide to Senator Jeffords. The scholarship was established to honor her unselfish contributions to improving the lives of Vermonters. The aim of the foundation is to make a difference in the lives of Vermont families, as Bernice Murray helped make a positive difference in the lives of so many human beings during her short life.

Eligibility
* Single parent with primary custody of at least one child 12 years of age or younger
* Attend an accredited postsecondary school approved for federal Title IV funding
* Enroll in an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program
* Enroll at least half-time (minimum 6 credits/semester)
* Demonstrate financial need