We began talking about scholarship scams a little on today’s radio show. I just read this article and thougt it was a perfect compliment to the discusion. It lays out, quite clearly, the different types of scholarship scams.
We don’t believe in reinventing the wheel, so we’ll as you to read the article at your leisure and post any questions you may have here or DM us on Twitter.
We post legitimate scholarship information as soon as we get it. We want to make sure that no one misses an opportunity due to our inactivity. In the spirit of being helpful we would love to share this article about scholarship scams.
As a general rule, legitimate scholarships do not require a fee to apply. Scholarship sites will not pressure you to “apply now”. Scholarships usually have a date listed and provide ample time for you to get the requisite essays, transcripts, applications, etc. together.
Read the article for a clearly laid out description of 23 different ways to spot a scholarship scam.