For Immediate Release
October 9, 2013

Contact: Tara Payne
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EDvestinU™ Announces Winners of National Monthly Scholarship Giveaway

Concord, NH - EDvestinU, the nonprofit private student loan program committed to helping students nationwide achieve their higher education goals, is pleased to announce the 12 winners of its recent monthly scholarship giveaways. The following students were awarded $1,000 each to help make paying for college a little more affordable. Winners include:

  • Jun Meagan Snavely - New Hampshire Institute of Art
  • Emily Lamb - University of California - LA
  • Duncan McQuarrie - Arizona State University
  • Jul Alexander - Sandor New Hampshire Institute of Art
  • Angela Balchunis - Plymouth State University
  • Nyalat Biliew - University of Southern Maine
  • Aug Kellen Rattigan - New Hampshire Institute of Art
  • Cryzel Gonzalez - University of California, San Diego
  • Lee Cooper - Plymouth State University

According to recipient Meagan Snavely, “Winning this scholarship means less stress for me. Winning $1,000 dollars and putting it towards my tuition has been a mini weight taken off my shoulders. I'm so grateful for it.”

The newly-launched private student loan program invites undergraduate and graduate students to “experience the nonprofit difference” with its zero application fees, cosigner release and industry-low rates to eligible students. “The scholarship giveaway is one more way we hope to encourage and support students,” according to Erin Hathaway, National Marketing Manager.

To learn more about the EDvestinU’s affordable student loan or to apply for its National Monthly Scholarship Giveaway, visit


EDvestinU™ is a national student loan program of the New Hampshire Higher Education Loan Corporation (NHHELCO), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency that provides students and families with the resources and funding to pursue higher education aspirations. NHHELCO is one of three active nonprofit companies that comprise The NHHEAF Network Organizations. Funds generated by the Organizations make its charitable mission possible as student loan earnings are reinvested in programs and services that benefit citizens of New Hampshire.