When searching for scholarships, you may come across options that are scams. When something looks too good to be true, it sadly, is the case. It is very important to consider the source of the scholarship and do the research before you apply. The following links advise on how to notice and avoid scholarship scams:

http://collegeapps.about.com/od/grantsandscholarships/tp/scholarship-scams.htm

http://professionals.collegeboard.com/guidance/financial-aid/scams

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDBLhELTf2o

Whenever you have questions you can always turn to Financial Aid staff, your advisor, or anyone at MxCC that you confide in to help you navigate your college career experience.