Us Bank – Spring Student Scholarship – Win a $5000 Scholarship Award
2021 U.S. Bank SpringStudent Scholarship Sweepstakes Official
2021 U.S. Bank “Spring Student Scholarship Sweepstakes”
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL
NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
ARBITRATION NOTICE: BY ENTERING, YOU AGREE THAT DISPUTES BETWEEN YOU AND ANY
PROMOTION ENTITY WILL BE RESOLVED BY BINDING, INDIVIDUAL ARBITRATION AND YOU
WAIVE YOUR RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT OR CLASS-WIDE
ARBITRATION. See Disputes/Arbitration provision.
ELIGIBILITY: The 2021 U.S. Bank “Spring Student Scholarship Sweepstakes” (“Promotion”) is only open and offered to
legal residents of the 50 United States and theDistrict of Columbia (“U.S.”) who are at least 16 years of age or older,
and are enrolled as an undergraduate student (for at least 6 credit hours per semester) as of Sept 1, 2021 at an eligible,
accredited two- or four-year U.S. brick and mortar college or university (specifically excluding trade, vocational and
online only schools) (“entrant”). Entrants who are not enrolled/accepted at a recognized accredited institution within the
time specified, have insufficient credit hours, or otherwise do not meet theeligibility criteria, the terms of these Rules
and any other writtenrequirements of Sponsor, will be disqualified and ineligible to receive a prize. IMPORTANT NOTE:
Prior confirmed winners of a U.S. Bank Student Scholarship Sweepstakes are not eligible to enter or win a prize.
Entrants who are under the legal age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence must obtain consent of their parent or
legal guardian to enter and the latter must executerequired documentation by and on behalf of their minor child.
Employees, officers, directors of U.S. Bank (“Sponsor”), BI WORLDWIDE (“Administrator”), EverFi, Inc., their respective
subsidiaries and affiliated companies, agents, advertising/promotion agencies, individuals engaged in the development,
production, or distribution of materials for, or implementation of the Promotion (collectively referred to herein as the
“Promotion Entities”), and the immediate family members (spouse, siblings, childrenand parents including foster and
step-relations) or those living in their same household (whether or not related) as any person in any of the preceding
categories are not eligible to enter or win a prize. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
By entering the Promotion, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to and accept theseOfficial Rules, the information
provided on any Website(s), and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator (and their authorizedrepresentatives)
which are final and binding with respect toall matters pertainingto the Promotion and all elements thereof.
PROMOTION PERIOD: The Promotion begins on or about 12:00 a.m. Central Time (CT) on January 11, 2021 and ends
at 11:59 p.m. CT on June 25, 2021 (the “Promotion Period”). The clock onthe Sponsor’s server shall be the official time
keeping device for this Promotion. All timereferenced in connection with the Promotion is Central Time. Entrants are
solely responsible for determining the corresponding time zone in their respective jurisdictions; Promotion Entities
disclaim all liability or responsibility relating thereto.
REGISTRATION/HOWTO ENTER/MODULES: In order to participate in the Promotion all entrants must complete a
registration during thePromotion Periodby visiting www.usbank.com/scholarship (the “Website”) and following the
online directions for registration and to create a login.
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There are two ways to enter:
(1) Entrants login at the Website, access the links to and completein-full various offered learning activities
(“Modules”) during the PromotionPeriod. Entrants may select which Modules to complete. Modules may vary in length
and may be completed once. The stated minimum number of Modules are required for each drawing; in other words, if
an entrant completes 12 Modules, they will be eligible for entry into the Grand Prize and First Prize drawings, but not the
Grand Prize drawing (unless and until they have timely completed 12 Modules). Entrants who complete the following
number of required Modules will earn one(1) entry into the applicable drawing (each is an “entry”). Entrants may earn
one (1) entry per drawing, and up to two (2) entries in total, as follows:
First Prize drawing: Register + 6 Modules;
Grand Prize drawing: Register + 12 Modules
(2) Once registered, eligible entrants may enter without completing Modules by mailing a separate mail-inrequest
for each drawing to receiveone(1) entry per drawing. To enter by mail: hand-print your full name, address (no PO
boxes), contact phone, email address (used to register on the Website), and the eligible U.S. college or university at
which you are or will beenrolled on a 3″x 5″ card, and separately mail in a first-class sufficiently U.S. stamped envelope.
Each stamped envelope MUST also be clearly marked with the drawing into which the mail-in entry shall be
entered (i.e. “Grand PrizeDrawing”, “First Prize Drawing”, etc.). Mail-in entries can be submitted to:
2021 U.S. Bank “Spring Student Scholarship Sweepstakes”, PO Box 390700, Minneapolis, MN 55439. Mail-in request
must be postmarked by June 28, 2021, and received by July 6, 2021. Each separately marked and mailed eligible mail-
in request received represents one (1) entry and will be assigned by Administrator into the respective drawing as
indicated on the stamped envelope (First, Grand). Entries without a drawing clearly indicated on the stamped envelope
shall be considered incomplete, and invalid. Limit one(1) mail-in requests per person/email perdrawing, limit up to
two (2) mail-in requests.
Limit up to two (2) entriestotal per person/email regardless of entry method used.
Incomplete, ineligible, or non-compliant entries are void. Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be
returned. Entrants may not enter through a sweepstakes club (or similar method whether or not paid), with multiple
identities, devices, accounts, registrations, e-mail addresses, IP addresses, and/or phone numbers, nor shall entrants
use any other device or artifice to enter or participate. Entries may only be submitted by a single registered user; group
or commercial submissions are not permissible. Any suspected use of artifice, cheating, fraud, on-line clubs (or similar
methods), exchange sites, robotic, automatic, macro, script, programmed or like methods as determined in Sponsor’s
sole and absolute discretion, will void all such entries by such methods, and disqualify any entrant suspected of
using/benefitting from such methods. Without limiting the foregoing, Sponsor has the right to verify entrants’ eligibility
and compliance with these Official Rules and, on the basis of its investigation, to disqualify any entry/entrant at any time
during or after thePromotion Period, and will require immediate prize return in-full if applicable. Promotion Entities
assume no responsibility for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, illegible, delayed, destroyed, damaged, not received,
undelivered, postage due, or misdirected entries (in whole or in part). Entries must be complete, compliant, submitted
via the method of entry communicated herein, and received by Sponsor within the timestated. Entries submitted via
any other entry method will not beaccepted.
If an entrant is participating in the Sweepstakes via a mobile device, entrant consents to receiving communications – –
including but not limited to pre-recorded or artificial voice message calls, texts, and calls made by an automatic
telephone dialing system – – from Sponsor and its agents at that number. Message and data rates may apply. Entrant
should consult his/her wireless service provider regarding its pricing plans. Participation may not be availableon all
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mobiledevices. Consent is not a condition of purchase.
RANDOM DRAWINGS/ODDS: Administrator will conduct a separate random drawing for each prize level on or about
July 7, 2021 from among all eligible entries received for eachdrawing to select the applicable number of potential
winners as follows: First Prize drawing, one (1) potential winner; and Grand Prize drawing, one (1) potential winner.
Non-winning entries from one drawing will not be eligiblefor or placed into theother drawing. Odds of winning depend
on the number of eligible entries received for each drawing during the Promotion Period. Potential winners will be
notified by phone, mail, and/or email (in Sponsor’s sole discretion) on or about seven (7) business days after the
Potential winners (or if a minor their parent/legal guardian) will be required to complete, sign, and return an Affidavit of
Eligibility, Liability and, where lawful, Publicity Release within seven (7) days of notification, or else prize will be forfeited
and an alternate potential winner selected for the applicable prize/level from remaining eligible entries received for the
applicable drawing. Additional documents may be required respecting Prize award as determined by Sponsor and/or
Institution as applicable.
PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): Assuming sufficient eligible entries are received, thefollowing
prizes are availableto be awarded, subject to verification and complianceof potential winners:
First Prize (1): a $5,000 Scholarship Award.
Grand Prize(1): a $20,000 Scholarship Award.
Scholarship Award prize payments (each referred to herein as a “prize” and/or “Award”) will be made in U.S. dollars,
paid directly to the U.S. college or university (“Institution”) at which the eligible winner is enrolled, upon receipt of all
completed documentation from thewinner necessary to process payment. Winner must be enrolled in Institution at time
of prize award, or else prize will beforfeited. Prize must be used towards thewinner’s academic financial support and
qualifying expenses as determined by Sponsor and Institution (e.g. tuition, books and other educational materials and
fees), and excludes meals, room and board, and similar living expenses. The First Prize Award will be made as a single
one-time payment. With respect only to the Grand Prize Award, such payment will be paid in two equal installments,
with the first payment made for the Fall quarter or semester, and the second payment made for the third quarter or
Spring semester. The second Grand Prize payment will be madeonly if the winner remains enrolled and in good
standing at the accredited Institution.
If any prize recipient is officially subject to suspension or expulsionfrom their Institution for any reason, brings public
scandal or disrepute onto Sponsor, becomes ineligible (by for exampletaking less than 6 credit hours per semester),
withdraws without proof of transfer to alternate accredited Institution, or subsequently becomes otherwise ineligible for
the prize for any other reason, any portionof their Scholarship Award that is remaining, unused, unclaimed, un-awarded
or unearned (“remaining prize amount”) will beimmediately subject to forfeiture by such winner, and such remaining
prize amount will be immediately due and returnable to the Sponsor. Provided a prize recipient remains eligible (and
compliant with these Rules, Affidavit and subsequent Prize related documentation), it is each winner’s sole responsibility
to arrange for and execute all documentation required by Sponsor and/or the Institution(s) for any remaining prize
amount of their Scholarship Award, for example, to be applied to future tuition costs and/or transferred to their transfer
Institution, or else remaining prize amount will be forfeited and immediately due and returnable to the Sponsor.
Scholarship Awards, their use, details, limitations and restrictions and any other elements relating thereto are subject to
terms and conditions established by each Institution, whichvary. PromotionEntities disclaim all liability and
responsibility for any Scholarship Awards once awarded.
Limit one (1) prize perperson. Prior confirmed winners of a U.S. Bank Student Scholarship Sweepstakes are
not eligible to enter or win a prize and will be disqualified. All prizes are subject to compliance, verificationof
eligibility and receipt of all documentation from the potential winner necessary to process payment. All details and other
restrictions of prizes not specified in these Official Rules will be determined by Sponsor (and Institution, as applicable) in
their absolute discretion. Prize must be accepted as a whole. Prizes cannot be assigned, transferred, or substituted, in
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whole or in part, except by Sponsor who may, at its sole discretion, substitute a prize or any element thereof, with a
different prize of equal or greater value. Sponsor will not replace any lost, misdirected, destroyed or stolen checks which
become the sole responsibility of the winner/Institution upon receipt. Any and all applicablelocal, state, and federal
taxes and all expenses not specifically stated herein are solely the responsibility of a winner. Winners are advised to
seek independent counsel regarding tax implications of their prize winning. Only the number of prizes stated in these
Official Rules is available to be won in the Promotion. In no event is the Sponsor responsible for awarding more prizes
or prizes in greater amount than the number of prizes or amounts stated herein.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: BY PARTICIPATING, ENTRANTS AGREE TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED
BY LAW TO RELEASE, DISCHARGE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE SPONSOR, ADMINISTRATOR, OTHER
PROMOTION ENTITIES, AND THEIR PARENT, AFFILIATED AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, ADVERTISING AND
PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE DISTRIBUTORS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES,
INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, REPRESENTATIVES, ASSIGNS AND AGENTS (“RELEASED PARTIES”) FROM
AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL ALLEGED AND/OR ACTUAL CLAIMS, CAUSES OF ACTION, DEMANDS, LOSSES,
SETTLEMENTS (WHETHER OR NOT LITIGATIONOR OTHER LEGAL PROCEEDINGS ARE COMMENCED),
LIABILITIES AND DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER EXISTING NOWOR ARISINGIN THE FUTURE
(INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, BODILY INJURY, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, DISABILITY AND
PROPERTY DAMAGE, VIOLATION OF PROPRIETARY, PUBLICITY, PRIVACY OR ANY OTHERRIGHT), COSTS
AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES, COURT COSTS,
SETTLEMENT AND DISBURSEMENTS) DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ARISINGOUT OF USE OF THE ENTRY IN
WHOLE OR IN PART, THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE (OR INABILITY TO USE), MISDIRECTION, OR
MISUSE OF A PRIZE OR ANY ELEMENT THEREOF, PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION AND/OR PRIZE
RELATED ACTIVITY, AND ACCESS/USE OF ALL WEBSITES, WHETHER OR NOT CAUSED BY THE
NEGLIGENCE OF ONE OR MORE OF THE RELEASED PARTIES. Entrants covenant not to sue any Released Party
or cause them to be sued regarding any matter released above; and further covenant not to disaffirm, limit or rescind
these releases to the fullest extent permitted by law. A waiver by one or more of the Released Parties of any term in
these Official Rules does not constitute a waiver of any other provision. Any invalid, illegal or unenforceable provision
shall be deemed severed from these Official Rules only to the extent of its invalidity, illegality or unenforceability, and
these Official Rules shall beconstrued and enforced as if they did not containthe stricken provision.
IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS PROMOTION, PARTICIPATION IN
PROMOTION AND/OR PRIZE RELATED ACTIVITIES, THE USE (OR INABILITY TO USE), MISDIRECTION OR
MISUSE OF A PRIZE OR ANY ELEMENT THEREOF, OR ACCESS TO, AND USE OF ANY PARTICIPATING
WEBSITE(S)/APP OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM SAID
SITE(S). WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THE WEBSITES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”
WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND
Publicity Release: By entering and/or accepting a prize, entrants and winners (or if a minor, their parent or adult legal
guardian) hereby irrevocably consent, where lawful, to the use (but without obligation) by Sponsor (and their affiliated
companies and their respective authorized representatives) of their name, image, photographs, videotape, likeness,
hometown name, biographical information, voice as well as any statements made by winner regarding the Promotion or
Sponsor (provided they are true) for publicity, trade, advertising and promotional purposes in all media now known or
hereafter developed worldwide, including but not limited to the Internet, mobile devices, and World WideWeb, and
including but not limited to Sponsor’s and unrelated third party social media sites, without additional compensation, and
without the right of review, notification or approval.
In the event of noncompliance, if an entrant is or becomes noncompliant or ineligible during or after the Promotion
Period, or a potential winner fails to respond within the time specified, or cannot be reached within two (2) separate
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attempts using the contact information (in Sponsor’s discretion) provided at registration, that prize will be forfeited in its
entirety and an alternate potential winner may be selected for the applicable prize/level. In the event none (or
insufficient) eligible entries are received within a particular prize level, that prize will NOT be awarded. Prize or prize
notifications that are declined, unclaimed, returned, unresponsive, untimely, undeliverable, misdirected (including into
spam or junk folders), unredeemed or otherwise, will be forfeited and will not be awarded or re-awarded.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Neither Sponsor nor its agencies are responsible for lost, late, misdirected, incomplete,
unintelligible, illegible, stolen, returned, or undelivered entries, mail or e-mail, or for lost, interrupted or unavailable
satellite, network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), Website, App, or other connections availability, accessibility or
traffic congestion, or miscommunications, or failed computer, network, telephone, satellite, cable hardware, software or
lines, or technical failure, or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions, or computer hardware or
software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, incompatibility, or errors of any kind whether human, mechanical,
electronic or network, or theincorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information, nor for the failure to capture
any such information. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Promotion or either Website, as solely
determined by the Sponsor, will be disqualified. ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE
THE WEBSITE, OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION IS IN VIOLATION OF
CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT
TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY
LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. Sponsor is not responsible for injury or damage to entrants’ or to any
other person’s computer or mobile device related to or resulting from participating in this Promotion or downloading
materials from or use of either Website. Should any portion of the Promotion be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion,
compromised by virus, worms, bugs, scripts, robotic or other invidious programming, non-authorized human
intervention, technical failures or other causes similar or dissimilar which, in the sole opinion of theSponsor, corrupt or
impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves theright at its
sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Promotion, or any element thereof and select winners by random
from eligible entries received prior to actiontaken, or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Sponsor is
not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any
equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion, and assumes no responsibility for any error,
interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation, or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction to, or
unauthorized use of the Website. In the event of a disputeregarding entries received from multiple users having the
same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account used to enter at the time of entry will be deemed
to be the entrant and must comply with these rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned
the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organizationresponsible for
assigning e-mail addresses or phone numbers. If there still remains a dispute, the entry will be deemed to be submitted
by the primary individual associated with the account used at time of entry. In the event of any discrepancy, ambiguity,
inconsistency, printing or any other error or miscommunication in any advertising, Promotionmaterials and/or any other
information relating to this Promotion, these Official Rules shall govern.
PromotionEntities shall not be liable to entrants, winners or any other person or entity for failure to execute the
Promotionor supply a prize, or any part thereof, by reasonof any act of God, any action(s), regulation(s) order(s) or
request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not theaction(s), regulation(s), order(s) or
request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist act, cyber-attack, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion,
unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material
shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, pandemic or
epidemic, or any similar or dissimilar event beyond their reasonable control.
DISPUTES/ARBITRATION: THIS PROMOTION IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE
STATE OF MINNESOTA WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. Entrants are solely responsible
for compliancewith all applicable laws, rules and regulations including but not limited to tax and similar reporting
obligations imposed by the Federal, state and local authorities. As a condition of participating in this Promotion, entrants
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agree that any and all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of
these Official Rules, Entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the
Promotion, and any other disputes that cannot be informally resolved between the parties arising out of or connected
with this Promotionor any element thereof shall be resolved individually, without resort to and waive their rights to claim
any form of class action, exclusively before a neutral binding one person arbitration panel located in Minneapolis, MN.
entrant expressly consents to the Sponsor (and its authorized representatives including Administrator) storing, sharing
and using the personal information submitted with entry for thepurpose of administering the Sweepstakes, prize award
WINNERS LIST: To obtain a list of winners, mail your request in a U.S. sufficiently stamped envelope
to be received by August 30, 2021 to: 2021 U.S. Bank Spring Student Scholarship Sweepstakes Winners List, PO Box
390347, Minneapolis, MN 55439.
SPONSOR: U.S. Bank, 800 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55402.