According to FinAid.org, hundreds of thousands of students and parents are cheated
by scholarship scams each year. These victims lose more than $100 million annually.
Scammers try to disguise themselves as legitimate government agencies, nonprofit
organizations, education lenders, and scholarship matching services. They could
have even gotten your name from an honest business or agency, but they're still
scammers. Their names may include official-sounding words, such as "National," "Federal,"