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Scholarship: Unigo $10K Scholarship Program contest 2017/2018

Details on the Unigo $10K Scholarship Program.

Unigo is offering a scholarship opportunity worth USD10,000 to 
post-secondary institution of higher education. Read through the post to
check for the scholarship guidelines. wish you good luck.

Unigo is the premier network for current and future college students
to get to where they’re going. Unigo provides cutting-edge tools,
compelling content, and essential information, empowering students to
make the best decisions about their college experience

Application Deadline
 December 31, 2017

Applicants must:

  • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
  • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
  • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education
Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question:
“Weighing the expected investment and return, is college worth it for you? Why?”
The Unigo $10K Scholarship winner will be notified by email or phone on or around March 31, 2018.

No Purchase Necessary to Apply. A purchase will not (and cannot) increase your chances of winning.


1. ELIGIBILITY: The Unigo $10K Scholarship Program contest
is open only to those legal residents of the fifty (50) United States
and the District of Columbia who are thirteen (13) years of age or older
at the time of application and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no
later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary
institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school).
Current employees, officers, directors and agents of Sponsor and its
related companies and members of their immediate families (defined as
spouse, parents, siblings and children) and persons residing at the same
address are not eligible to win. Void where prohibited.

2. HOW TO ENTER: To enter, beginning December 31, 2016, submit a
complete scholarship Application online at the Sponsor’s Website
( no later than December 31, 2017 at
11:59 pm Pacific Time. Limit one (1) Application per person. Application
must include name and contact information, background details, academic
details, and a short original, previously unpublished written response
to the scholarship topic, “Weighing the expected investment and return,
is college worth it for you? Why?” Your written response must be written
in English, with correct spelling and grammar, and it must not exceed
two-hundred fifty (250) words. No substitutions of new drafts or
corrected pages will be accepted once you have submitted your original
Application. Written responses that are obscene, pornographic, libelous
or otherwise objectionable will be disqualified. All Applications become
the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor assumes
no responsibility for lost, late, misdirected, or unintelligible
Applications. By submitting an Application, you fully and
unconditionally accept and agree to these Official Rules and the
decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding.

3. SELECTION OF POTENTIAL WINNERS: Sponsor is looking for eligible
Applicants who follow directions and submit Applications that are
well-written and clearly and creatively address the topic described
above. On or about April 30, 2018, a qualified panel of judges will
select one (1) potential winner based on the criteria of writing ability
(25%), creativity (25%), originality (25%), and overall excellence
(25%). Sponsor will select at least one (1) of the submitted
Applications as the potential Prize Winning Application. In the event of
a tie, the potential winner will be the Applicant with the higher score
for overall excellence. The potential winner will be notified by
e-mail, at which time he/she will be required to sign further
documentation as explained below. Sponsor shall have no liability for
any potential winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not
received by the potential winner for any reason. Sponsor reserves the
right to choose no Scholarship Prize Recipient if, in its sole
discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and
qualified Applications. Portions of the Prize Winning Application may be
posted on the Sponsor’s Website, or used in other marketing materials,
without further compensation or notice to the winner.

4. PRIZES: One (1) winner will receive a Scholarship Prize in the
amount of ten thousand dollars and zero cents ($10,000.00). The
Scholarship Prize will be in the form of a check made payable directly
to the accredited post-secondary institution of higher education
attended by the Scholarship Prize Recipient (once the Scholarship Prize
Recipient has enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution of
higher education and submitted proof of enrollment to Sponsor).
Scholarship Prize Recipient must submit proof of enrollment on or before
12/31/2023. Scholarship Prize may not be assigned, transferred, or
changed, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. No cash equivalent
prize will be awarded. The awarding of any Scholarship Prize is
contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules and subject to
Sponsor’s verification of Applicant and Applicant’s submission.

Applicants agree to be bound by Official Rules and agree that if any
Scholarship Prize Recipient fails to provide proof of identity, refuses
to provide required affidavit, refuses to complete and provide any
requested tax forms (including IRS W-9 form), is found to have violated
the Official Rules or otherwise does not meet eligibility criteria,
Scholarship Prize will be forfeited and the Applicant who submitted the
Application with the next highest score will become an alternate
potential Scholarship Prize Recipient. Applicants understand that
Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses or damages of any kind
arising from participation in this Scholarship Program and acceptance,
possession and use of Scholarship Prize. Sponsor is not responsible for
any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer,
administration of the Scholarship Program or in the announcement of the
Scholarship Prize. Taxes on prizes are sole responsibility of
Scholarship Prize Recipients. Scholarship Prize Recipients will be
issued 1099 tax forms.

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5. PRIVACY: By submitting an Application, you acknowledge that the
Sponsor and its related companies may also call and/or send you
information it thinks may be of interest to you, subject to Sponsor’s
privacy policy at

6. PUBLICITY: Except where prohibited, by accepting a Scholarship
Prize, the Scholarship Prize Recipients agree that Sponsor may, without
any limitation or further compensation or notice, use his or her name,
voice and/or likeness in any and all media, worldwide, for the purpose
of advertising and promoting the Website, the Sponsor, the Scholarship
Program, or any other promotion, contest or sweepstakes sponsored by

7. OWNERSHIP: By submitting an Application, you acknowledge and agree
that: (a) Sponsor will own your Application, including your written
response submission, and (b) as between you and Sponsor, Sponsor will
own all publishing rights in and to the Application and the written
response submission. Each Applicant hereby irrevocably grants,
transfers, sells, assigns and conveys to the Sponsor, its successors and
assigns, all present and future right, title and interest of every kind
and nature whatsoever, including, without limitation, all copyrights,
and all rights incidental, subsidiary, ancillary or allied thereto
(including, without limitation, all derivative rights) in and to the
Application and the written response submission(s) for exploitation
throughout the universe, in perpetuity, by means of any and all media
and devices whether now known or hereafter devised (the “Rights”).
Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to edit,
composite, morph, scan, duplicate, or alter, the Application and written
response submission(s) for any purpose which Sponsor deems necessary or
desirable, and each Applicant irrevocably waives any and all so-called
moral rights they may have in the Application and written response
submission(s) submitted by him or her. Each Applicant hereby
acknowledges that such Applicant does not reserve any rights in and to
the Application and the written response submissions.

8. DISPUTE RESOLUTION: Except where prohibited, by participating,
Applicant agrees that all issues and questions concerning the
construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these
Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participants and
Sponsor and their agents shall be governed by and construed exclusively
in accordance with the laws of the state of Oregon without giving effect
to any principles of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction. Applicant
agrees that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to
this Scholarship Program, or awarding of the prizes, shall be filed
only in the state or federal courts located in the state of Oregon and
Applicant hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of
such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. Except where
prohibited, by participating in this Scholarship Program, Applicant
agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action
arising out of or connected with this Scholarship Program, or awarding
of the Scholarship Prizes, shall be resolved individually, without
resort to any form of class action; and (b) any and all claims,
judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs
incurred, including costs associated with participating in this
Scholarship Program but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no
circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain awards for and
hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and
consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual
out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages
multiplied or otherwise increased. Some jurisdictions do not allow the
limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential
damages, so the above may not apply to you.

enters this Scholarship Program represents and warrants to Sponsor as
follows: (i) the Application, including the written response submission
is the Applicant’s own original, previously unpublished, and previously
unproduced work; (ii) the written response submission is wholly original
with Applicant and as of the date of submission, is not the subject of
any actual or threatened litigation or claim; (iii) the written response
submission neither infringes upon nor violates the intellectual
property rights or other rights of any other person or entity; (iv) the
written response submission does not and will not violate any applicable
laws, and meets the Submission Requirements set forth above. Each
Applicant hereby agrees to indemnify and hold the Sponsor harmless from
and against any and all third party claims, actions or proceedings of
any kind and from any and all damages, liabilities, costs and expenses
relating to or arising out of any breach or alleged breach of any of the
warranties, representations or agreements of Applicant hereunder.

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10. FURTHER DOCUMENTATION: Except where prohibited, potential
Scholarship Prize Recipients (or their parents or legal guardians if
they are minors at the time of application) will be required to complete
and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Publicity/Liability Release,
and Copyright Assignment within ten (10) days of notification or the
Applicant with the Application with the next highest score will become
an alternate potential Scholarship Prize Recipient. If notification to a
potential Scholarship Prize Recipient is returned as undeliverable, the
Applicant with the Application with the next highest score may become
an alternate potential Scholarship Prize Recipient.

11. NO OBLIGATION TO USE. Sponsor shall have no obligation (express
or implied) to use any winning Application, or to otherwise exploit a
winning Application or continue the development, production,
distribution or exploitation thereof, and Sponsor may at any time
abandon the use of the winning Application for any reason, with or
without legal justification or excuse, and the Scholarship Prize
Recipients shall not be entitled to any damages or other relief by
reason thereof.

LIABILITY. By entering the Scholarship Program, each Applicant
acknowledges and agrees that the Sponsor, its related companies,
affiliates, and each such company’s respective employees, officers,
directors and agents are not responsible for any costs, injuries,
losses, or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with: (i)
incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries or for failure
to receive Applications due to any cause, including without limitation
human, transmission, or technical problems, failures, or malfunctions of
any kind, whether originating with sender, or otherwise, that may limit
an Applicant’s ability to participate in the Scholarship Program; or
(ii) any injury or damage resulting, directly or indirectly, in whole or
in part, from participation in the Scholarship Program and/or the use
of any prize, including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries,
losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss
or destruction of property, or any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or
damages related to or based on the Applicant’s rights of publicity or
privacy, or the Applicant’s claim that he or she has somehow been
defamed or portrayed in a false light. Sponsor assumes no responsibility
for any damage to an Applicant’s computer system which is occasioned by
accessing the Website or participating in the Scholarship Program, or
for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program
malfunctions, or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions
or network connections that are human or technical in nature, or for the
incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to
capture any information. This scholarship program is subject to all U.
S. federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Scholarship Program by any
event beyond its reasonable control, then Sponsor shall have the right
in its sole discretion to modify, suspend, or terminate the Scholarship

14. GENERAL PROVISIONS. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole
discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering
with the application process or the operation of the Scholarship Program
or the Website, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, to
be submitting responses dishonestly or inaccurately, or to be acting in
an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. In the event of a dispute as to
the identity of any entrant, the authorized account holder of the email
address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized
account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an
Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization
responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with
the submitted address. If an Application is confirmed by Sponsor to
have been erroneously deleted, lost or destroyed, the entrant’s sole
remedy shall be another Application, if time permits. Sponsor’s failure
to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a
waiver of that or of any other provision.

Scholarship Prize Recipients of this Scholarship Program will be posted
on the Website at Our Scholarships Winners.

16. SPONSOR: The Scholarship Program is sponsored by

220 NW Eighth Avenue
Portland, OR 97209

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