For Immediate Release
February 4, 2014

Contact: Tara Payne
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New Year, New College Scholarship Winners Announced by EDvestinU

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 newest winners of its recent monthly scholarship giveaways. Since launch last year, the scholarship has awarded twenty-one $1000 scholarships to high school seniors and current college students from across the country. With the goal of making college more affordable, EDvestinU continues to focus on programs that assist students in reaching their higher education goals.

“Scholarship programs are one of the most important support systems available to students throughout their higher education career,” stated Erin Hathaway, National Marketing Manager. “We are pleased to be able to continue to provide this support system to these students.” Recent winner Ashley Cooper was thrilled to receive the news she was a recent winner, noting, “Winning this scholarship means everything to me. It means a second chance to get things right, to graduate and to succeed in life.”

The latest winners include:

  • Jozef Udovic, University of Phoenix
  • Andrew Scott, Lower Columbia College
  • Bree McHugh, Plymouth State University
  • Caitlin Marcelo, University of Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Lauren Crosby, Green River Community College
  • Vanessa Ware, New Hampshire Institute of Art
  • RoDerrick Courtney, Ivy Tech Community College
  • Elizabeth Weaver, Southeastern College
  • Andrew Bujarski, St. John’s University
  • Grace Thompson, Portland Community College
  • Ashley Cooper, University of Texas at Arlington
  • Jordan Dansereau, Lakes Region Community College

EDvestinU offers an array of support services to students including private education loans programs with zero application fees, cosigner release and industry-low rates to eligible students, welcoming students to “experience the nonprofit difference.” 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.