Official Rules

Entry

Sweepstakes begins on 10/01/2016 and ends on 12/31/2016. You will be entered once for each student you refer via the form on our website who fills out and completes a valid User Profile at Scholarships.com. An individual user may only have one profile, even if that individual has multiple e-mail addresses. Additionally, only one account per e-mail address is allowed. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Entries generated by automated devices are void. All entries become the property of Scholarships.com, LLC. Any attempt to damage the Scholarships.com website or undermine the legitimate operation of this promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws. In the event of such an attempt being made, Scholarships.com reserves the right to prosecute violators to the fullest extent allowable by law.

Prize

One (1) winner of $1,000 and one (1) winner of $500 selected at random from the $1,000 winner's referrals. 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 winners 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.

Prize Drawing

Two (2) winners - one referrer and one referee - will be selected on or about 12/31/2016 from among those returning users who refer at least one (1) eligible user during the entry period. An eligible user is here defined as someone referred by the potential winner via the form on our website and has created and completed a valid User Profile on Scholarships.com. If Scholarships.com is unable to contact the potential winner by email or telephone, or if any potential winner fails to respond to the prize notification within fourteen (14) days of issuance of notification, or if any potential winner fails to comply with any one of the requirements, the prize will be forfeited and no alternate winners will be selected. Winners will be e-mailed and required to fill out an affidavit form of eligibility/publicity and liability releases, and return said form for Scholarship.com's receipt within seven (7) days of responding to the notification. By accepting the prize, winners consent to the use of their name and place of residence for promotional purposes, including online announcements, without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. Allow 3-4 weeks after verification of winning status for the receipt of prize by mail.

All Rights Reserved

Scholarships.com reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the sweepstakes should viruses, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of Scholarships.com compromise the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this sweepstakes.

Limitation of Liability

Scholarships.com is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, technical error or human error which may occur in the processing of entries and submissions. Scholarships.com assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or alteration of entries. Scholarships.com reserves the rights to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the scholarship, in whole or in part, at any time.

Terms & Conditions

By entering, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Scholarships.com, which shall be final. All applicable federal, provincial, state and local laws and regulations apply.

Except where prohibited by law, participation constitutes the winners' consent to Scholarships.com’s use of their names, cities and states of residence and entries for advertising, publicity, and promotional purposes in any media, online or offline, without further permission, consent, payment or other consideration, unless prohibited by law. If, for any reason, the promotion is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the promotion, Scholarships.com reserves the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion and to award the grand prize from among all eligible entries received prior to the date of termination. Scholarships.com reserves the right to amend or modify the terms & conditions at any time during the promotion.

Last Edited: December 2016

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