NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO APPLY OR PARTICIPATE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF SELECTION AS A SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT.
THE FOLLOWING PROGRAM IS GOVERNED BY THESE TERMS AND INTENDED FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ONLY AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO UNITED STATES LAW. BY APPLYING FOR A SCHOLARSHIP, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS STATED HEREIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
The Program Period: The Program begins on February 15, 2017 at 12:00:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) and ends at 12:00:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (“PDT”) on May 12, 2017 (the “Program Period”). Scholarship recipients will be selected between May 13, 2017 and July 30, 2017 (the “Selection Period”).
How to Apply: To apply, create a video (two (2) minutes or less in length) that answers at least the first four of the following questions (a “Video”):
Then, visit www.LiveMasScholarship.com (the “Website”) during the Program Period, and follow the on-screen instructions to complete and submit the online application form with your first and last name, date of birth, email address, parent/guardian email address (if you are a minor in your state of residence), address, city, state, zip code, phone number, and high school name (optional), and upload your Video (altogether, an “application”). All applications will be reviewed for content and compliance with the submission guidelines below to determine eligibility. An applicant who is a minor in his/her state of residence must obtain and submit written permission from his/her parent/legal guardian to apply. Applications must be in English. Videos must be no larger than 1 GB, two (2) minutes or less in length, and in the following formats: MP4, MPEG, MOV, AVI or WMV. Limit one (1) application per person.
BY SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION, APPLICANT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HIS/HER APPLICATION, INCLUDING HIS/HER VIDEO, MAY BE POSTED ON SPONSOR’S WEBSITE, AT SPONSOR’S DISCRETION. SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION GRANTS SPONSOR, ITS AGENTS, AND TACO BELL CORP. THE IRREVOCABLE, PERPETUAL, ROYALTY-FREE LICENSE AND RIGHT TO PUBLISH, USE, ADAPT, EDIT, PUBLICLY PERFORM AND/OR MODIFY SUCH APPLICATION AND VIDEO IN ANY WAY, IN ANY AND ALL MEDIA, WITHOUT LIMITATION, AND WITHOUT CONSIDERATION TO THE APPLICANT.
Application Guidelines: By submitting an application, you agree that your application is gratuitous and made without restriction, and will not place Sponsor under any obligation, and that Sponsor is free to disclose the ideas contained in the application on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the ideas without any additional compensation to you. You acknowledge that, by acceptance of your application, Sponsor does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to Sponsor, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you. Sponsor reserves the right to, and may or may not, monitor/screen applications. By applying, you acknowledge that Sponsor has no obligation to use or post any application you submit.
By submitting an application you warrant and represent that it: (a) is your original work, (b) has not been previously published, (c) has not won previous awards, (d) does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity; and (e) and that publication of the application via various media including Web posting, will not infringe on any third party rights. Any such applicant will indemnify and hold harmless, Sponsor and Releasees (defined below) from any claims to the contrary.
As determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, applications must meet the following guidelines:
If you think that any application infringes your intellectual property rights, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or write to Taco Bell Foundation at 1 Glen Bell Way, Irvine CA 92618.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT APPLICATIONS POSTED TO THE WEBSITE (IF ANY) ARE THE VIEWS/OPINIONS OF THE INDIVIDUAL APPLICANT AND DO NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS OF SPONSOR IN ANY MANNER. Sponsor reserves the right to accept or reject any application in its sole discretion. Any waiver of any obligation hereunder by Sponsor does not constitute a general waiver of any obligation to applicants. Sponsor reserves the right to waive the submission requirements set forth herein in its reasonable discretion.
Scholarship Recipient Selection and Notification:
Sponsor or its designee(s) (to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) will generally consider the following characteristics or attributes when reviewing eligible Videos:
At the end of the Program Period, a total of one hundred (100) eligible applicants will be selected as recipients of scholarship awards as outlined in Section 6, below. Selected scholarship recipients will be notified by mail, email and/or phone on or about August 1, 2017. Sponsor may notify recipients earlier.
Each applicant acknowledges and agrees that potential scholarship recipients are subject to a background check (including, without limitation, civil and criminal court records and police reports) and an audit of the potential recipients’ social media accounts. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any applicant if the results of such background check/audit reveals that the applicant is either not eligible to participate in the Program or if the Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that participation of applicant might reflect negatively on Sponsor or any of its related or affiliated companies, employees, or affiliates, or if the application contains false, deceptive, or incomplete information.
Potential scholarship recipients are also subject to verification, including verification of age. Each scholarship recipient (and his/her parent/legal guardian, if applicable) will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within thirty (30) days of attempted notification. If a potential scholarship recipient is found not to be eligible or not in compliance with these Terms and Conditions for any reason, declines the opportunity to receive a scholarship, or if notification is returned as undeliverable, another applicant will be selected as a potential scholarship recipient, in Sponsor’s sole discretion (even if the scholarship recipient’s name has already been announced). Sponsor is not responsible for any change of email address or other contact information of applicants.
Scholarship Awards (100 total): Sponsor will evaluate applications and award scholarships as follows:
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Sponsor reserves the right to award more than the above 100 scholarships and more than $1,000,000.00 in scholarships based on available resources and as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
General Scholarship Conditions: Total value of all scholarships: $1,000,000.00. Limit one (1) scholarship per person..
All awards will be directed by Sponsor to International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. (“ISTS”), who will work with selected scholarship recipients to administer scholarship funds to the higher education institute designated by the scholarship recipient upon the recipient’s enrollment. Selected scholarship recipient agrees that he or she will promptly provide ISTS with all information required to administer the scholarship award to the higher education institute. Scholarships must be utilized at an accredited post-high school/post-secondary educational programs (including accredited two- and four-year college, universities, vocational-technical, and trade schools) for tuition, required fees, books, room and board, and course-specific supplies. Scholarship award amounts must be accessed and used by the recipient within three (3) years of notification of scholarship award. Recipients may request distribution over multiple years provided the recipient remains enrolled at the designated higher education institute. Sponsor reserves the right to award more than 100 scholarships and more than $1,000,000.00 in scholarships based on available resources and as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In the event that Sponsor does award additional scholarships, those additional scholarship recipients will be chosen based on substantially similar selection criteria, however Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, (i) modify the award amount for each additional scholarship, and (ii) limit the selection of recipients to legal residents of certain states, regions, counties or cities. The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all matters relating to this Program. Scholarships are non-transferable and no cash equivalent or substitution of a scholarship is offered, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Scholarship recipients are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with scholarship receipt and/or use, regardless of whether scholarship is used, in whole or in part. Unclaimed scholarships will not be awarded. Receipt of a scholarship is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
General Program Conditions: By applying, all applicants (or applicants’ parent/legal guardian, as applicable) agree and covenant on behalf of themselves and their family, heirs, personal representatives executors, assigns and insurers, (a) to release, acquit, hold harmless, waive and forever discharge Sponsor and its parent company, subsidiaries and affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, members, managers, employees, contractors and agents (collectively, “Releasees”) from any and all claims, demands, damages, debts, costs, fees, obligations, loss, expenses, compensation, actions or causes of action whatsoever, of every nature, character and description, whether known, unknown, discovered, undiscovered, suspected or unsuspected, including death, or property damage (collectively, “Claims”), including but not limited to Claims arising on account of, or in any way growing out of, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any items received in connection with acceptance of a scholarship, participation in this Program or any scholarship-related activities, and (b) except where legally prohibited, scholarship recipient (or recipient’s parent/legal guardian, as applicable) grants (and agrees to confirm that grant in writing) permission to Sponsor and those acting under its authority the right to the use of his/her/applicant’s name, picture, likeness, voice, Video, biographical information and statements, at any time or times, for advertising, trade, publicity and promotional purposes without additional compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide and on the Internet and World Wide Web, without notice, review or approval.