As families struggle to obtain the funds they need to pay for a college education, it is easy to fall prey to scholarship scams. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) advises caution when you see the following lines:
The scholarship is guaranteed or your money back.
You can't get this information anywhere else.
I just need your credit card or bank account number to hold this scholarship.
We'll do all the work.
The scholarship will cost some money.
You've been selected by a national foundation to receive a scholarship or
We are here to help you through the financial aid process. Baylor financial aid counselors are available by phone at 254-710-2611 or 800-BAYLOR-U, Option 8, Option 2, by contacting us here, or in person at Clifton Robinson Tower.