Terms and Conditions

The following ODS promotion is intended for residents in the United States only and shall be construed and evaluated according to the laws of the United States. To participate in ODS promotions, you must also be at least 18 years old. If you do not meet these requirements, we ask that you not register with us. In order to receive the stated promotion, it requires completion of the offer terms. Offer terms include; age and residency requirements, along with a valid email and shipping address.

NO AFFILIATION OR ENDORSEMENT: This promotion is the sole venture of ODS. ODS is solely responsible for administration of this offer. ODS is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or endorsed by the schools or merchandise contained on this website in any way. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners with all rights reserved. Signing up, registering, or enrolling in one of these schools does not increase your chances of winning.

ELIGIBILITY: This ODS promotion is open to any individual 18 years or older. Applicants must be permanent residents of the United States. Employees, officers, and directors of ODS (Sponsor) and its related companies and agents, and members of the immediate family and household of each are not eligible. Immediate family members include parents, siblings, or any person residing in the same household as employee. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. By participating in the promotion, entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding. Void outside of the U.S. and where prohibited by law.

SPONSER: The sponsor of this promotion is ODS, 419 Lafyette St. Fl 2, New York, New York 10003.

ENTRY: To apply, go to https://www.online-degree-scholarships.com and follow the links and instructions to register. Registration is free and there is no purchase necessary. Each applicant may enter the promotion once every 7 days during the registration time frame. The registration time frame is from approximately June 16th, 2007 at 12:01 AM until August 14, 2007 11:59 PM, Eastern Standard Time. All applicants must submit a valid email and shipping address.

ODS is not responsible for errors, omissions, lost, late, interruptions, deletions, delays in operations or transmission, invalid, incomplete, technically corrupted or misdirected entries. All of these types of entries will be disqualified. All entries become the property of ODS and will not be returned. ODS is not responsible for any claims, liabilities or damages in conjunction with the prize of the contest. ODS is not responsible for any claims liabilities or damages in conjunction with the process of meeting the contest rules. ODS reserves the right to disqualify contestants for any reason we deem fit and at any time. Contest rules and guidelines are subject to update and modification at anytime and for any reason.

In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the entrant, entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the respective domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

DRAWING & PRIZES: One winner will be selected by a random drawing of all eligible entrants on or about August 15, 2007. A one-time scholarship grant of $2,000 will be rewarded. Use of the data and personal information will be in compliance with our general privacy policy. You may view our privacy policy at http://www.online-degree-scholarships.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=13&Itemid=30 . Drawings will be held annually and Sponsor will conduct the drawing. The potential winner will be notified by e-mail, telephone, regular U.S. postal mail, or by overnight carrier within approximately three (3) business days of the selection. If a potential winner cannot be contacted after reasonable effort within two (2) days after the first attempt to contact him/her, this will result in forfeiture of the prize and an alternate entrant will be selected in his/her place at random from among all eligible entries received during the registration time frame. Potential winners must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements listed.

The scholarship monies will be paid directly to the winner upon verification that the winner applied. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES, AND ANY OTHER COSTS AND EXPENSES, ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF THE PRIZE ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. The scholarship may be tax free if the recipient meets all IRS requirements. To view IRS requirements, please visit http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p520/pdf. Prize is awarded WITHOUT WARRENTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, without limitation. If the winner chooses not to accept his/her prize, an alternate winner may be chosen. The award will be paid in one lump sum to the winner of the promotion.

Our next Scholarship drawing will be awarded on August 15, 2020!

SUBSTITUTION & ASSIGNMENT: Prize is not transferable. No substitution or cash redemptions of prize, however, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event a prize becomes unavailable for any reason.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: By participating, entrants (a): agree that the Sponsor, and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, service providers, and agencies, and their directors, officers, agents, employees, attorneys, and any other person or entity associated with such entities and/or promotion shall not be liable for any and all claims, damages, losses or injuries, including any third party claims, arising from or relating to, in whole or in part, this Contest/Promotion, including entry and participation is this Contest and acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prizes; (b) agree that Sponsor and its employees and agents have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize including, but not limited to, its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose; (c) agree to be bound by the official rules and the decisions of the Sponsor (including but not limited to eligibility determinations) which are final and binding in all respects; and (d) consent to use of his/her name, photograph and/or likeness for advertising and promotional purposes in connection with this Promotion without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law.

All entrants further agree that in the event of any third party claims, damages, losses or injuries, arising from or relating to this Contest, they will indemnify Sponsor from any and all such claims, including the attorneys’ fees related thereto. Sponsor shall not be liable for entries and winner notification responses that are delayed, lost, misdirected, illegible, mutilated, incorrect or incomplete, and such entries will be not be eligible for this Contest. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, incomplete, inaccurate or misdirected entries, whether caused by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Promotion; computer system, phone line, computer equipment or computer malfunctions, software, program malfunctions or other failures, or other errors or delays; or network connections that are human, mechanical or technical in nature. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, Sponsor and its employees and agents liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the contest, and in no event shall the released parties be liable for attorneys fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct or indirect damages. ANY PERSON ATTEMPTING TO DEFRAUD OR IN ANY WAY TAMPER WITH THIS CONTEST WILL BE INELIGIBLE FOR PRIZES AND MAY PROSECUTED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this Contest should viruses, bugs or other causes beyond their control corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Contest. Sponsor further reserves the right to modify the rules of the Contest in any way or at any time, as long as reasonable notice is given.

DISPUTES: This Promotion is governed by the laws of the United States without respect to conflict of law doctrines. As a condition of participating in this Promotion, participants agree that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Promotion, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in the U.S. having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participants be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (e.g. costs associated with entering), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

WINNER INFORMATION/CONTEST RESULTS: For winner information, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope ODS, 19 Lafyette, New York 10003. The scholarship prize will be awarded on August 15, 2020!