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One (1) winner of $500 will be selected at random from new monthly registrants. All federal, state and local taxes associated with the receipt or use of the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution or transfer of prizes permitted, except at the discretion of Scholarships.com. If the winner chooses not to accept the prize, the prize will be forfeited and no alternate winner will be selected. If an eligible individual under 18 years of age is selected as the winner, his/her parent or legal guardian will be required to give authorization with an electronic affidavit. The prize check will be issued in the winner's name.
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