Warning Signs of Scholarship Scams

Warning Signs of Scholarship Scams


•“The scholarship is guaranteed or your money back.”
•“The scholarship service will do all the work.”
•“The scholarship will cost some money.”
•“You can’t get this information anywhere else.”
•“You are a ‘finalist’ in a contest you never entered, or have been select by a ‘nation foundation’ to receive a scholarship.”
•“The scholarship service needs your credit card or checking account number in advance.”
•“You are invited to a free seminar (or interview) with a trained financial aid consultant who will unlock the secrets on how to make yourself eligible for more financial aid.”


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