75% of college students have unmet financial need. With the growing gap between federal aid dollars and the rising cost of higher education, scholarships are crucial to increasing accessibility and driving down student borrowing. But the high demand for scholarships makes students more vulnerable to predatory scams than ever before.
Approximately 1 in 5 scholarships are fraudulent (think identity theft, solicitation, and illegal use of intellectual property). Protect your students from scams—especially those that require fees, banking information, or a social security number—with this downloadable scholarship vetting checklist.
Want to ensure your students never encounter a scholarship scam?
ScholarshipUniverse—the complete scholarship management platform by CampusLogic—helps higher ed institutions increase accessibility and retention by matching students to highly relevant scholarships from a fully-vetted database—both internal and external opportunities.