There are a number of free scholarship search programs on the Internet that are available to families. We suggest that families begin this process by reviewing this important information provided by the Department of Education.
·United Negro College Fund
On November 5, 2000, Congress passed the College Scholarship Fraud Prevention Act of 2000 (“CSFPA”)). The CSFPA enhances protection against fraud in student financial assistance programs by establishing stricter sentencing guidelines for criminal financial aid fraud.
Please review the following information so that you have the tools to protect yourself against this crime.
·Student Aid on the Web’s Scholarship “Scams” page
·Additional Information on Scams from finaid.org