Collegevine Junior ScholarshipAnswered
Hi I recently won a collegevine junior scholarship (which I'm very grateful for) but while filling out the affidavit form it states that the social security number section is required. I don't want to give out my social security number so I was wondering if there is a way around this and why would they need my SSN?
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Thanks for reaching out about this and congratulations on winning the Junior Scholarship. We certainly understand your concerns with sharing your SSN and any personal information online, however, we require the SSN of each scholarship recipient for tax purposes as part of US Scholarship Rules.
Your SSN is submitted through a secure form outside of our platform and is kept private. If you are concerned about potential security issues with the form, I encourage you to check out PandaDoc and the extensive measures they have in place to avoid any issues. You can learn more about that here: https://www.pandadoc.com/lp/security/.
I hope this helps! Please let me know if you have any additional questions and feel free to reach out to me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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