Our goal is to help you navigate the very big decisions related to paying for college with high-quality, expert content. A simple online search about paying for college leaves many students and parents confused and frustrated. We were frustrated too, which is why we started Scholarships360.
We work hard to thoroughly research every topic that we write about and ensure that every piece of content is reviewed by a subject matter expert. Every year, we help more than 500,000 students, parents, and educators pay for college. Our mission is simple: to make paying for college easy to understand.
Trust is everything to us and below you will learn about a few of the principles that guide our business.
Subject matter expertise
All Scholarships360 writers have extensive experience in education and writing. We produce all of our content in-house and everything that is published on our site has been reviewed by an expert in college admissions or financial aid. Here are a few members of our writing team:
Will Geiger, College Admissions and Scholarship Expert
Will has a decade of experience in the college admissions and financial aid processes. He is a former Senior Assistant Director of Admissions at Kenyon College where he personally reviewed 10,000 admissions applications and essays. Will also managed the Kenyon College merit scholarship program and served on the financial aid appeals committee. He has also worked as an Associate Director of College Counseling at a Connecticut independent school.
Will earned his master’s in education from the University of Pennsylvania and received his undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University. You can follow Will on Linkedin.
Maria Geiger, Writing Expert
Maria has an extensive background in teaching, writing, editing, and educational technology. As a college writing instructor, she taught underclassmen the fundamentals of writing and composition at both Monmouth University and Georgian Court University. Maria also taught educational technology courses at the University of the Arts, with a focus on new and emerging models of digital writing and communication.
Maria holds two masters degrees, in education and English from Monmouth University. She also earned a certificate in Virtual Online Teaching from the University of Pennsylvania. You can follow Maria on Linkedin.
Educational Review Board
Scholarships360 content is also fact-checked and reviewed by education professionals to ensure that our advice is clear, factual, and in line with industry best-practices. You can learn more about our Educational Review Board here.
At Scholarships360, our content is everything. All of our writers create content to help you navigate the very complicated and sometimes stressful process of paying for college. Each piece of content on the site is original, based on extensive research, and reviewed by multiple editors, including a subject matter expert. This ensures that all of our content is up-to-date, useful, accurate, and thorough. When we were students looking for scholarships we were constantly frustrated by the number of websites with outdated scholarships and incorrect information. If you see any content on our site that could be improved, please reach out to us at [email protected].
Our reviews and recommendations are based on extensive research, testing, and feedback. We may receive commission from links on our website, but that doesn’t affect our editors’ opinions. Our marketing partners don’t review, approve or endorse our editorial content. It’s accurate to the best of our knowledge when posted. You can find a complete list of our partners here.
A student-centric voice
At its core, our team is made up of educators and people who love working with students. We want the Scholarships360 brand voice to reflect this. We want every student and parent to feel like “we’ve got this” and know that Scholarships360 is always here to help with any decision related to paying for college.
Scholarships360 Data Attribution
We are committed to giving our users access to the latest and most extensive set of scholarship and financial aid information on the web. Our editorial team and expert consultants work diligently to provide Scholarships360 users with accurate and timely information from the most authoritative sources.
Certain scholarship data displayed on the Scholarships360 website is licensed from third parties and used with permission of those third parties. Some scholarship data is copyrighted material which is reproduced in this publication by permission of Peterson’s. Copyright © 2023 by Peterson’s.