Scholarship scam alert

Scholarship scam alert!

Every year there are several scams based on imitations of legitimate foundations, scholarship sponsors, lenders and scholarship search companies. A college education can cost a lot of money and, unfortunately, students and their families often fall prey to such scams while looking for ways to pay for school. FinAid provides advice on how to identify scholarship scams, how to protect yourself and what to do if you are scammed.