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Beware of Scholarship Scams. Part 1: False Claims

Beware of Scholarship Scams. Part 1: False Claims

Don't be a victim of scholarship scams.

By Roxana Hadad
Published April 21, 2009
Scholarship Scam Red Flags

Scholarship Scam Red Flags

The best rule of thumb to follow? If it seems too good to be true, it probably is!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 8, 2016
10 Scam Warning Signs

10 Scam Warning Signs

These quick tips can help you spot a scam.

Published March 5, 2009
Beware: Student Scams!

Beware: Student Scams!

If it seems too good to be true, it probably is.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 8, 2015
Steer Clear of ID Theft When Applying Online

Steer Clear of ID Theft When Applying Online

Make sure your personal information is safe when applying for scholarships.

By Bridget Kulla
Published April 21, 2009
Let’s Talk Scholarships: Application Tips

Let’s Talk Scholarships: Application Tips

If you’re debating on when to start applying, the time is now.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 17, 2016
Beware: Scholarships Can Reduce Your Need-Based Financial Aid

Beware: Scholarships Can Reduce Your Need-Based Financial Aid

Scholarships can actually reduce the amount of financial aid you receive.

Compiled by FastWeb Staff Writers
Published March 4, 2009
Colleges’ Anti-Scholarship Policies

Colleges’ Anti-Scholarship Policies

What seems like an oxymoron may actually be reality.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 15, 2013
Beware of Scholarship Scams. Part 2: Fraud

Beware of Scholarship Scams. Part 2: Fraud

Protect yourself and your wallet. Be able to identify scholarship scams.

Published April 21, 2009