Warning: When we initially researched this scholarship database, we were given a system warning: “Reported Attack Page! This web page at www.nextstudent.com has been reported as an attack page and has been blocked based on your security preferences. Attack pages try to install programs that steal private information, use your computer to attack others, or damage your system. Some attack pages intentionally distribute harmful software, but many are compromised without the knowledge or permission of their owners.” As of publication, this website returned a “Server Not Found” error message.
Therefore, we cannot recommend or evaluate this site. We did learn that this scholarship search engine was formerly known as Scholarships101.
According to the Better Business Bureau at the date of this writing: “BBB complaints allege this company offered a service to consumers to consolidate student loans for a lower monthly payment for an upfront fee (usually $599) and failed to deliver what was promised. As of August 16, 2012, this business is no longer responding to BBB complaints. As of May 28, 2013, this company’s phone number and website are inactive.”