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2014 - 2015 WyzAnt college scholarship official rules

Application. Please submit your application to by May 1, 2015. Each individual who applies ("Applicant") will be required to write an essay in English of no more than 300 words answering the question: "Describe one way in which your education has empowered you." The essay must be the sole original work of the Applicant and there may be only one entry per Applicant. All essays become WyzAnt's property and will not be returned. Applicant warrants that the information submitted is true and verifiable, that the essay is his/her original work and that his/her nomination does not violate any law, regulation or right of any third party. Applicant warrants that his/her essay does not defame any person. As part of the application, Applicant may use tools and services provided by WyzAnt to promote the essay to friends and family.

Selection of the Scholarship Recipients. The evaluation of applications will take place in two rounds. First, prior to May 1, 2015, all visitors to WyzAnt’s website will be able to vote on previously submitted essays. Only one vote per essay, per site user is allowed. At the conclusion of this period, the ten essays with the highest total number of votes will be selected for a final round. In addition, ten essays will be selected by WyzAnt staff for the final round. WyzAnt’s decisions are at its sole discretion. Prior to June 4, 2015, a second round of evaluation will take place during which current tutors on WyzAnt will be allowed to vote on the twenty finalists. At the conclusion of this period, the three Applicants whose essays have secured the highest total votes will be awarded scholarships of $10,000, $3,000 and $2,000 respectively. Each scholarship will be paid directly to the scholarship recipient's college or university.

General. By submitting an application, Applicant agrees that the essay shall become property of WyzAnt (including all rights embodied therein, including but not limited to the copyright) and that WyzAnt and its designees may exploit, reproduce, publish, use, edit, adapt and/or modify the essay in any way, in any and all media, now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without limitation and without additional compensation, notification or permission of Applicant or any third party. WyzAnt reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend this scholarship should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of WyzAnt corrupt or impair the administration, security, or fairness of the process. WyzAnt shall have the exclusive ability to determine whether an application complies with the Official Rules. In the event the scholarship is canceled, WyzAnt may award scholarships using all eligible applications received up to the date of cancellation or suspension using the judging procedures outlined above. All Applicants agree to release and hold harmless WyzAnt from and against any and all claims or damages arising in connection with their participation. By participating, Applicants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. No purchase necessary. Awards are subject to all applicable Federal, State and local laws. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provisions. In the event that such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

Recipients’ List. A list of scholarship recipients will be posted on on or about June 10, 2015.