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  • 4 signs that a scholarship website or offer is a scam

    free@thefreeschool.education

    http://www.thefreeschool.education/scholarships.html

  • Scholarship scams exist: Many scholarship applicants come from the poorest nations,

    poorest communities and poorest families.

    Believe it or not, there are people who will seek to exploit

    scholarship seekers and defraud scholarship seekers for what

    little money they have.

    This presentation offers 4 tips that you should NEVER DO.on

  • Beware:We will write your

    scholarship application for you

    NEVER PAY A FEE TO ANY PERSON OR COMPANY THAT OFFERS TO PREPARE YOUR APPLICATION.

    For a fee $$$$$, of course.

    Why not?

    Most scholarship applications are not successful.

    Can you really afford to pay $150 each time for 10 or more applications?

    Those who seek to profit from disadvantaged scholarship seekers are more likely to be unethical, dishonest people who cannot be trusted with your money. They might copy your application letter from the internet or disappear after you pay them.

  • Never provide your credit card detailsAny unofficial scholarship application support agency that asks for these details is probably a scammer:

    A copy of your birth certificate and/or passport or the details on these documents

    Your credit card details

    Your bank account details

    Copies of other identity documents such as your drivers licence

    Copies of your academic transcripts and degrees.

    You can provide these details to the university, college or government authority yourself.

    Beware of identity theft.

  • Claim We are the only company that can help youBeware of companies that make claims such as:

    WE ARE THE ONLY COMPANY/PERSON THAT HAS A LIST OF THE

    SCHOLARSHIPS THAT MATCH YOUR DETAILS. IF YOU DO NOT PAY US A FEE TO

    SUPPORT YOU, YOU WILL NEVER LEARN WHAT SCHOLARSHIPS EXIST FOR YOU.

    LIAR, LIAR. PANTS ON FIRE..Scholarships details are always advertised for free. Always. Examples can be seen at:

    http://dfat.gov.au/people-to-people/australia-awards/pages/how-to-apply-for-an-australia-a

    wards-scholarship.aspx

    http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/resources/scholarships-for-international-students/

    http://dfat.gov.au/people-to-people/australia-awards/pages/how-to-apply-for-an-australia-awards-scholarship.aspxhttp://dfat.gov.au/people-to-people/australia-awards/pages/how-to-apply-for-an-australia-awards-scholarship.aspxhttp://dfat.gov.au/people-to-people/australia-awards/pages/how-to-apply-for-an-australia-awards-scholarship.aspxhttp://www.gsd.harvard.edu/resources/scholarships-for-international-students/

  • You have been randomly selected as winnerBeware of people and companies that make claims such as:

    WE HAVE BEEN SEARCHING THE INTERNET AND SEE THAT YOUR DETAILS ARE

    THE BEST PERSON FOR A SCHOLARSHIP WE ARE OFFERING.

    LIAR, LIAR. PANTS ON FIRE..Scholarships are never randomly given away to lucky winners.

    One of the many examples of this scam is as follows. They will charge you an application

    and processing fee of $100 to award you a cash scholarship that does not even exist.

    The scammer will not be traceable after you pay your application fee.

    NEVER PAY AN APPLICATION OR PROCESSING FEE FOR ANY SCHOLARSHIP

  • HOW TO SECURE A SCHOLARSHIP.

    Cherie ChampPrepare an excellent

    curriculum vitae (CV) and covering letter.Upload a friendly presentation on YouTube that introduces yourself and your career goals! Its free to do this.

    Adam Awesome-author

    Polly Persister

    Prepare a winner original essay even if it is not

    requested. Put a copyright stamp on it to show you

    are author.

    Most scholarship applications are not

    successful. Choose the right ones and you have a

    higher chance. Keep persisting.

    Wally Workhard

    If you dont have a strong CV yet, work hard to build one. Volunteer to work for

    respected charities and earn some good reference

    letters.

  • http://thefreeschool.education

    Free assistance with your scholarship applications.

    No fees.

    No personal details required !!!!