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The Student’s Guide to Scholarship Application Safety

The Student’s Guide to Scholarship Application Safety

by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | August 07, 2017
Last Edited: August 07, 2017 by Victor Poole

This scholarship safety guide will help students learn to identify legitimate scholarship opportunities and avoid scholarship scams.

Information in the article includes:

  • What is a scholarship?
  • 7 common scholarship scams
  • Ask these questions before you apply
  • Warning signs of a scholarship scam
  • Where do legitimate scholarships come from?
  • Searching for scholarships online
  • What information do scholarships request?
  • Using the FAFSA to securely share information
  • What if a scholarship asks for financial information
  • Sharing grades and academic information
  • Wrap up: Scholarship application safety tips

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DISCLAIMER: The scholarship listed on this page is not affiliated with East Georgia State College and do not constitute endorsement by EGSC of the scholarship being offered or any organizations mentioned. Scholarships listed are for informational purposes only. It is the student’s responsibility to verify all information related to the scholarship application, including any requirements and related deadlines.