Beware of Potential Scholarship and Financial Aid Scams

Filed under Administrative, Financial on February 8, 2016.

According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency, unscrupulous companies may guarantee or promise scholarships, grants or fantastic financial aid packages. Visit the Federal Trade Commission’s website at https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/scholarshipscams for more information on scholarships and financial aid scams. Federal Student Aid’s website also has information on how to spot potential fraud, avoid paying for free services, and prevent identity theft. https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/scams