College Covered – Win 1 of 20 Scholarship Awards in the form of a $2,500 check by February 29, 2016!
$2,500 DISCOVER STUDENT LOANS SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
ENDS AT 11:59:59 PM ET on February 29, 2016
The Sweepstakes is open to citizens of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and citizens of Puerto Rico who are either: 16 years of age or older and are seniors in high school who are planning to attend an accredited, non-profit, four-year college or university in the 50 United States, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico, at time of entry and prize notification; OR 16 years of age or older and are current college students who are planning on continuing to attend an accredited, non-profit, four-year undergraduate college or university in the 50 United States, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico, at time of entry and prize notification.
2. HERE’S HOW TO ENTER:
Beginning 12:00 AM (ET) on 3/6/2015 through 11:59:59 PM ET on 2/29/2016
visit www.collegecovered.com or www.discoverstudentloans.com and follow the on-screen instructions to submit an Entry into the Sweepstakes. After you enter the Sweepstakes, you will be invited to share the Sweepstakes for the opportunity to earn Bonus Entries. See below.
• BONUS ENTRIES:
Entrants will have the opportunity to earn up to 3 Bonus entries if Entrant shares the Sweepstakes information via social share on Facebook, Twitter and/or Email (each a “Share”). Entrant will receive one (1) Bonus entry for each social share/email method for the first referred person that is eligible per these Official Rules and who enters via the link in the Share.
You can receive a Bonus entry: a) once per a Facebook share, once per a Twitter share and once per an Email share; b) only when your friend successfully enters the Sweepstakes; c) only if your friend has not previously entered the Sweepstakes and d) only if your friend enters the Sweepstakes after clicking on the unique link contained in your Share. You may only refer persons with whom you have an existing personal relationship and with whom a message from you would not be considered spam.
• IMPORTANT: There is a maximum entry limit of four (4)entries per Eligible Entrant throughout the Sweepstakes Period. The breakdown is as follows:
• one (1) Entry via the initial Sweepstakes Entry;
• one (1) Bonus Entry via a Facebook share;
• one (1) Bonus Entry via a Twitter share; and
• one (1) Bonus Entry via an Email share.
Entries must be received by the deadline indicated in the chart below to be eligible for that drawing and any subsequent drawings. Entries will be rolled over to subsequent drawing(s). Entries must be received by 11:59:59 PM ET on 2/29/2016 to be eligible for the final drawing.
• Drawing # – Random Drawing Date – Entry Deadline Date
From among all eligible entries received by 11:59:59 PM ET on …
• 1 6/8/2015 – 5/31/2015
• 2 9/7/2015 – 8/31/2015
• 3 12/7/2015 – 11/30/2015
• 4 3/7/2016 – 2/29/2016
A person can use only one email address to enter. A person can use only one Twitter or Facebook or email account to participate via the social share Bonus Entry Method. A free Twitter account can be obtained at www.twitter.com; a free Facebook account can be obtained at www.facebook.com. Bonus Entries must comply with Twitter Rules and Terms of Service and Facebook Terms and Policies. If you need Internet access, visit your local public or school library.
3. RANDOM DRAWINGS:
Five (5) winners per drawing will be selected in a random drawing on or about each random drawing date indicated in the chart in Rule 2 from among all eligible entries received by the corresponding Entry deadline date. Drawings will be conducted by D.L. Blair, Inc., an independent judging organization whose decisions are final. Odds of winning a prize will depend upon the number of eligible entries received for each drawing. Winners will be notified by email and/or mail.
4. SCHOLARSHIP AWARD & VALUE:
Twenty (20) Scholarship Awards (5 per Drawing) – Each winner (or the parent/legal guardian if winner is deemed a minor in his/her state of residence) will receive a Scholarship Award in the form of a $2,500 check. The check will be made payable to a qualified institution reflected on the winner’s Affidavit of Eligibility. A qualified institution must be an accredited, non-profit, four-year college or university in the 50 United States, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico on Sponsor’s list of qualified institutions. A list of qualified institutions can be found at www.collegecovered.com. Prize checks are to be applied to the winner’s college costs (i.e., tuition, housing, books, etc.). If for any reason a winner cannot select a college or does not attend a qualified college within 1-year of winner notification, prize will be forfeited or donated to a school of Sponsor’s choice. Prize checks must be cashed by the institution within 90 days of receipt. If there are any changes to a prize check once it is issued, winner will be responsible for any associated fees as a result of changes. Prizes consist of only the item specifically listed as the prize. Limit one prize per household. Previous winners of any Discover Student Loans Scholarship Awards are not eligible to enter or win a $2,500 Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award.
5. GENERAL RULES:
Potential scholarship award winner will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability, Prize Acceptance Form and, if legally permissible, a Publicity Release within 10 days of attempted delivery of same. If minor wins a prize, parent/legal guardian will be required to execute all required verification documents for check to be awarded to winner’s school. Noncompliance within this time period or return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification without further notice and an alternate winner will be selected. Winners will be notified by email/mail. Winners will be required to execute a W9 form and their total winnings will be reported to the IRS, in accordance with law. Sponsor may conduct a background check on the potential winners in order to ensure eligibility. Such background check may include (but is not limited to) investigation of educational and employment history and any other factor deemed relevant by Sponsor. No substitution or transfer of prize by winner permitted. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value. All applicable federal, state and local taxes on prize and any expenses relating to the acceptance/use of prize not specified herein are the sole responsibility of winner. In no event will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded. If an Entrant submits more than the stated number of entries permitted, and/or if the Sponsor suspects that an Entrant attempted to obtain additional entries by using multiple email addresses, registrations, identities or any other method, all entries submitted by the Entrant may be declared null and void. Entrants/winners (and parent/legal guardian if Entrant/winner is a minor in his/her state of residence) agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Released Parties from and against any and all liability (including damages caused or claimed to be caused) arising out of participation and/or acceptance/use of prize, and agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the judges’ decisions, which are final. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its agencies to use winners’ names and/or likenesses for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, including a winners list, unless prohibited by law. Claims may not be resolved through any form of class action. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any sweepstakes materials and the terms and conditions of theOfficial Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control. All material submitted becomes the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prizes. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Twitter.
7. WINNER LIST
For the names of winners, available beginning on or about 6/18/2016 or after prizes are awarded, visit www.collegecovered.com.