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Title 16 : Education

Chapter 087 : GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIP, AND EDUCATION LOAN PROGRAMS

Subchapter 008 : VERMONT UNIVERSAL CHILDREN'S HIGHER EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNT PROGRAM

(Cite as: 16 V.S.A. § 2880d)
  • § 2880d. Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan accounts; matching allocations for families with limited income

    (a) The Corporation shall invite the parents or legal guardians of each Program beneficiary to open a Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan account on the beneficiary's behalf.

    (b) The beneficiary, his or her parents or legal guardians, other individuals, and private and public entities may make additional deposits into a beneficiary's Investment Plan account.

    (c) Annually, the Corporation shall deposit into the Program Fund a matching allocation of up to $250.00 per eligible child on a dollar-to-dollar basis for contributions made that year to a single Investment Plan account established for the child under this section, provided that at the time of deposit, the eligible child has a family income of less than 250 percent of the federal poverty level.

    (d) Notwithstanding subsection (c) of this section, if the available funds in a given calendar year are insufficient to provide for the maximum allocation amounts under this subsection, the Corporation shall prorate the allocations accordingly. (Added 2015, No. 45, § 2.)