Scholarship and Financial Aid Scams

SCHOLARSHIP AND FINANCIAL AID SCAMS lists some tell-tale lines that you may be dealing with a scam artist.

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SCHOLARSHIP AND FINANCIAL AID SCAMS highlights pitches made by unscrupulous companies. For example, they guarantee that they can get scholarships on behalf of students or award them "scholarships" in exchange for an advance fee. Most offer a "money back guarantee" – but attach conditions that make it impossible to get the refund.

Provider
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Author
Federal Trade Commission
Price
Free
Published
2012
Resource Categories
Curricula, Information, Tools
Resource Type
Article/Story, Downloadable resources
Grade Level
9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, College & young adult
Target Users
Parent, home school, Student, self-directed study, Teacher, classroom or after school
Jump$tart Standards
None

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