24.3 SMILE PROUD Scholarship terms and conditions. These scholarship terms are subject to change at any time. Current terms and conditions are as follows :
24.3.1 PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The My College Dentist Smile Proud Scholarship applications will be reset on Jan. 1st and July 1st of every year at midnight, Mountain Standard Time. It is highly advised that students visit the dentist at least twice a year for their routine cleaning, exam, and necessary Xrays for a professional oral health evaluation. Staying current with your routine dental cleanings and exams will give you the best possible chance to win a scholarship!
The sponsor of this Scholarship is My College Dentist LLC (hereafter referred to as “Sponsor”). By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the scholarship prizes. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Scholarship. Sponsor may be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org during the Promotion Period.
24.3.2 ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the United States who are actively enrolled in an institution of higher education. By using My College Dentist resources to schedule an appointment with a dentist registered on MyCollegeDentist.com, you are eligible to apply for the SMILE PROUD Scholarship. You must complete the following criteria on our scholarship page to officially apply. In order to be eligible for the Smile Proud Scholarship, you must complete the following criteria:
- Be ACTIVELY ENROLLED at a college or university in the U.S. and be able to provide proof (i.e. transcript)
- Schedule an appointment with a dentist registered on MyCollegeDentist.com and arrive to your appointment on time
- Schedule and attend at least ONE dental visit during the semester in which you’re applying for the scholarship.
- Post an honest and respectful review of your appointment on your dentist profile located at MyCollegeDentist.com
- Post a picture on either facebook and/or instagram of you smiling with your dentist, tag @mycollegedentist in the picture, and in the caption include the hashtag #MCDSmileProud
- Complete the application form located on the Scholarships page
- Complete the Rafflecopter entry contest under the application form
* THERE IS NO G.P.A. REQUIREMENT TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP.
** Just by using MyCollegeDentist.com to find a dentist and showing up on time for your appointment, you are eligible to apply for the SMILE PROUD Scholarships. One eligible student will be randomly selected for each of the Spring and Fall semesters. The winners’ eligibility will be evaluated and verified to ensure honesty.
**Scholarship will be awarded ONCE for the 2018 school year & will be given out on Jan 1, 2019.
**We will begin awarding scholarships for BOTH Spring and Fall semesters in 2019.
***Students must visit the dentist once per semester to be eligible for that semester’s scholarship.
**** Being late to your dental appointment can make you ineligible for the current scholarship sweepstakes and not showing up for your appointment without proper notice may suspend your student eligibility until further notice.
While there is no age requirement, you MUST be actively enrolled in a higher education institution during the length of the sweepstakes term and you MUST be able to provide proof of enrollment. Sponsor, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors and employees (the “Promotion Entities”), are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize. Household Members and Immediate Family Members of such individuals are also not eligible to enter or win. “Household Members” shall mean those people who share the same residence at least three months a year. “Immediate Family Members” shall mean parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited or restricted by law.
In the beginning, one prize will be given out during each SMILE PROUD scholarship sweepstakes term. Amount of prizes awarded is subject to change and may increase as My College Dentist® expands and more dentists join.
1st Prize: $500 minimum cash prize that will vary each scholarship sweepstakes. Prizes may increase in value. Cash prizes are dependent on the amount of dentists that are paying members of mycollegedentist.com. Winners will be notified of the total cash prize amount when they are selected and verified.
The total value of the scholarships offered will be outlined in the official offer email. We reserve the right to offer any value of funds, as it will be dependent on the amount of dentists memberships in circulation at the time.
For the cash prize, My College Dentist® will make payment of the funds in one single installment via check by Certified Mail or online deposit, though we reserve the right to make payment in multiple installments, as we see fit.
Scholarships are awarded based on established eligibility criteria. You must meet the eligibility requirements to receive your scholarship payment. The eligibility requirements for each scholarship are outlined on our scholarship page of our website.
Only one prize per person and per household will be awarded. Prizes cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or substituted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value if a prize described in these Official Rules is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items.
This scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States of America and prizes will only be awarded and/or delivered to addresses within said locations. All federal, state and/or local taxes, fees, and surcharges are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.
24.3.4 HOW TO ENTER: Enter the scholarship during the Promotion Period online by visiting the application form, which can be found on the following website at https://mycollegedentist.com/my-college-dentist-scholarships
Automated or robotic entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified. Internet entry must be made by the Entrant. Any attempt by Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins or any other methods, including, but not limited to, commercial contest/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will void Entrant’s Entries and that Entrant may be disqualified. Final eligibility for the award of any prize is subject to eligibility verification as set forth below. All Entries must be posted by the end of the Promotion Period in order to participate. Sponsor’s database clock will be the official timekeeper for this scholarship. The deadline to apply is December 31 of each year.
24.3.5 WINNER SELECTION: The Winner(s) of the scholarship will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received throughout the Promotion Period. The random drawing will be conducted approximately 3 weeks after the Promotion Period by Sponsor or its designated representatives, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible Entries received.
24.3.6 WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner will be notified by email at the email address provided in the Entry Information approximately 3 weeks after the random drawing. Potential Winner must accept a prize by email as directed by Sponsor within 7 days of notification. Sponsor is not responsible for any delay or failure to receive notification for any reason, including inactive email account(s), technical difficulties associated therewith, or Winner’s failure to adequately monitor any email account.
Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture. The potential prize winners may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, and a Publicity Release (collectively “the Prize Claim Documents”). No substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted except by Sponsor.
24.3.8 LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this scholarship; (c) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, camera, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the scholarship; (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of any network or wireless service, the Internet or website or any combination thereof; (e) suspended or discontinued Internet, wireless or landline phone service; or (f) any injury or damage to participant’s or to any other person’s computer or mobile device which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the scholarship or download of any materials in the Scholarship.
If, for any reason, the scholarship sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this scholarship, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the scholarship in whole or in part. In such event, Sponsor shall immediately suspend all drawings and prize awards. Sponsor and Released Parties shall not have any further liability to any participant in connection with the scholarship.
24.3.9 SOCIAL NETWORK DISCLAIMER
24.3.10 WINNER LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain a copy of the Winner List or a copy of these Official Rules, send your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: My College Dentist, LLC. cc: Smile Proud Scholarship at 18601 Green Valley Ranch Blvd, Ste 108, Denver, CO 80249-8371. Requests for the names of the winners must be received no later than 4 weeks after the Promotion Period has ended. For accessing a Winner List online, visit www.mycollegedentist.com/my-college-dentist-scholarships/ The winner list will be posted after winner confirmation is complete.
My College Dentist, LLC.
18601 Green Valley Ranch Blvd, Ste 108
Denver, CO 80249-8371