Beware of Scholarship Scams!
How can you tell which scholarship offers are legitimate and which are scams? The signs that follow many not mean an offer is a scam, but if an offer has more than one of these characteristics, it should be treated with caution.
Other clues to indicate a scam:
Not sure? Have questions about a scholarship offer? Get an independent opinion from a trusted source. Show the offer to your school counselor, to the staff at your college’s financial aid office, or to a counselor at your nearest Get2College Center.