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General Information

Name Carol A. Hurley Memorial Scholarship
Number of Awards 1
Award Value $1,000
Award Type Need-Based Scholarship
Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications Until March 1
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Contact Information

Contact Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
P.O. Box 2000
Champlain Mill
Winooski, Vermont 05404
Phone (800)882-4166

Scholarship Description

Carol Hurley touched many lives. A counselor by profession, she was also a counselor by avocation. She had a sparkling smile and compassionate nature that provided comfort to her family and friends, as well as the most casual of acquaintances. Carol died in May 2004 at the age of 55. This scholarship was established by her friends, family, and colleagues. For 14 years, Carol served as a VSAC Outreach counselor, working in high schools to assist first-generation, college-bound students with the difficult task of preparing for college. This scholarship embodies Carol’s own beliefs and actions.

* Graduate from one of the following high schools: Randolph Area Vocational Center, Randolph Union High School, Rochester School, Whitcomb High School, Windsor High School, or Woostock Union High School (preference given to applicants who are among the first generation in their family to attend postsecondary school)
* Attend an accredited postsecondary school approved for federal Title IV funding
* Enroll full-time in an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program
* Demonstrate financial need
* Demonstrate school/community involvement
* Demonstrate academic achievement (minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale)