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OVERVIEW: Potential Magazine will award a $500 scholarship around January 4, 2019 to an eligible student who has signed up for our Countdown to College eNewsletter. Potential Magazine will award a $1,000 scholarship around May 4, 2019 to an eligible student who has signed up for our Countdown to College eNewsletter.
PROGRAM DURATION: Registration for the $500 scholarship begins on May 5, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. CST and runs through January 4, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. The winner will be drawn and notified via email around January 5, 2019. Registration for the $1,000 scholarship begins on November 7, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. CST and runs through May 4, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. The winner will be drawn and notified via email around May 5, 2019.
ENTRY: Upon signing up for the Countdown to College (C2C) free weekly eNewsletter, student will be automatically registered for the National Countdown to College $500 and $1,000 Scholarships. Parents or legal guardians may register on behalf of a student, but they must designate a students name to receive the scholarship.
PARTICIPANT ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for the scholarship, participants must register for our Countdown to College eNewsletter. Participants must be current subscribers to the newsletter at the time of the drawing. Registration is open to legal residents of the 50 United States. Being entered into the scholarship drawing constitutes agreeing to the terms of these Official Rules. Potential Magazine is not responsible for incorrect entry of information or for entries that are incomplete or lost in cyberspace. Entries that are falsified will be disqualified. Potential Magazine reserves the right to reject any entry that it deems to violate any of these requirements. Immediate family members include parents, siblings, or any person residing in the same household as a Potential Magazine employee are ineligible.
SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST ODDS: The number of eligible entries into the scholarship will determine the odds of winning.
CLAIMING YOUR SCHOLARSHIP: The $500 winner will be notified by email around January 5, 2019. The $1,000 winner will be notified by email around May 5, 2019. The winner must respond within 72 hours to claim the scholarship. Failure to respond will result in a forfeit of the scholarship and another winner will be selected.
A participant who wins a scholarship must email email@example.com and provide the following information:
If currently enrolled in high school:
If enrolled in a college or university at the time of the drawing:
ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES, AND ANY OTHER COSTS AND EXPENSES, ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY SCHOLARSHIP ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS MAY BE SENT TO YOUR SECONDARY SCHOOL OR 529 PROGRAM WITHOUT INCURRING TAXES.
PAYMENT DIRECTIONS: Potential Magazine will issue one check for each $500 Scholarship awarded directly to an accredited college or university.
GENERAL: A potential winner may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and, where legal, a Publicity Release. By entering, participants (1) agree to be bound by the official rules which are final and binding in all respects; (2) agree to release the Potential Magazine, and its employees from any and all liability, loss, damage or injury resulting from awarding, receipt, possession use and/or misuse of any prize; and (3) consent to use of his/her name, photograph and/or likeness for promotional purposes in connection with Potential Magazine without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law.
MISCELLANEOUS: Potential Magazine reserves the right to modify the terms and rules of the National Countdown to College Scholarship.
AWARD INFORMATION: For a list of past winners, please click here.
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