Scam Alert: You have been nominated for PhD Program at a leading US University

Started by MyInfoStride, Jul 29, 2013, 08:57 AM


This is another scam to be aware of. I received the unsolicited message acclaimed to be from HeiFoundation <> but alert, the reply message will go to This reply email has clearly indicated that it is a scam message. Perhaps, I did not subscribe for any PhD study information alert. Read the detailed message below and beware!

From: HeiFoundation <>
Sent: Monday, 29 July 2013, 5:58

Subject: Ade Ade, you have been nominated for PhD Program at a leading US University

Dear Ade Ade,

Honoring Exceptional Individuals Foundation (HEIFoundation) has been recognizing & acknowledging individuals since past 25 years. During these years, we have been successful in nominating working adults for exponential career growth and academic progress by referring them to Top-Notch Universities based on their achievements or unmatched experience in their respective fields.

For a limited time period ending July 30, 2013; we are nominating exceptional individuals for a PhD Program at one of the top US Universities.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria for the PhD Program:
•   Minimum Age: 30 years and above
•   Successful completion of Master's Program;
•   Satisfactory progress in any conducted research.

Note: Individuals with working experience of more than 2 years, in respective field, can also apply.

Key Benefits:
On successful completion of your PhD Program you are entitled to receive the following:

•   Authority Letter: allowing you to use the prestigious Dr. Title with your name (e.g. Dr. Ade Ade) once you have graduated
•   Approval Letter: to join one of the universities on our panel as Faculty member and Earn an average of $100,000 per annum.

The processing fee for the PhD Program normally ranges between $750 and $1000, based on the applicant's portfolio. To show your interest as a potential applicant, you may reply to this email with the following:
1) Full Name
2) Phone Number
3) Updated Resume/CV

If you have any queries or concerns you may contact us by replying to this email. Since there are Limited Seats, preference will be given to first 50 applicants.

Nomination Office