Official Contest Scholarship Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A SCHOLARSHIP.

Void where prohibited.

Glossary of Terms:

Applicant: A woman who applies or submits an application to this contest.

Contestant: A woman who has been approved by Golden Women Foundation to post their video submission on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.

Voter: A person who votes for a contestant.

School/Institution: 2 or 4-year accredited U.S. colleges, universities or trade schools.

The Sponsor is Golden Women Foundation P.O Box 481068, Los Angeles CA 90048

Scholarship Contest Description: A contestant could win up to $250 towards their tuition or school fees for the Fall of 2015.  To enter the contest, contestant must create a :15 to :30 second video on the things they have done to give back to your community, help others in need or why they are a Golden Woman.  Void where prohibited. 

Eligibility Requirements: Women, U.S. residents, attending 2 or 4-year accredited U.S. colleges, universities or trade schools during for the Fall of 2015.  Applicants must be 13 years old or older to apply.

Contest Instructions: Applicants must fill out the contest scholarship application BEFORE posting any videos.  Once applicant has received an approval email, they may then post their :15 or :30 second video on social media outlets (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter), tag @GoldenWomenFnd (Golden Women Foundation) and ask their peers/followers to go to GoldenWomen.org to vote for their submission. 

To Enter Contest: Go to www.goldenwomen.org and click on the Golden Contest scholarship link. Applicants must fully complete contest application provided.  Contest application is only available and can be submitted via the website, www.goldenwomen.org.

Contest Duration:  The contest starts June 1, 2015 at 12:00am Pacific Standard Time and is over July 31, 2015 at 11:59pm Pacific Standard Time.  Applications and Votes must be submitted by these times.

How Winners are chosen: Contestants with the most inspiring video, with the most votes wins the contest scholarship.  Golden Women Foundation has the sole right to choose a winner and will determine what is inspiring. 

Contest Prize: Winner of the contest will receive a scholarship up to $250 for tuition or school related fees, depending on winner's need.  The school/institution will be paid directly once need has been verified.  Scholarship monies will not be dispersed directly to any applicants, contestants, voters or winner.  Funds will not be dispersed until acceptance into the school/institution has been validated. 

Limited voting entries: One vote per voter.

Limited entries: One applicant/contestant per contest. Contestant cannot vote for one self.

Winners will be selected by August 15, 2015 and will be notified directly.

Voters should check Golden Women Foundation’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for our official winners by August 30, 2015.

By participating, each applicant/contestant/voter grants Golden Women Foundation permission to use your name, likeness, ideas or comments for any and all purposes.  Submission of an idea does not constitute any binding relationship between Applicant, Contestant, Voter and Golden Women Foundation.

Applicant/Contestant/Voter gives Golden Women Foundation permission to contacted via phone, email or standard mail.

Golden Women Foundation is not responsible for and will void incomplete, lost, misdirected, or otherwise faulty entries, regardless of the cause. Golden Women Foundation also reserves the right to disqualify entries at its sole discretion if it is believed that the entry was received as the result of unfair or deceptive practices.

Golden Women Foundation disclaims liability for fraud, viruses, or other events that compromise the integrity of the scholarship contest and reserves the right to terminate or modify the contest in such a situation.

Golden Women Foundation disclaims liability for late, lost, damaged video footage.

Golden Women Foundation disclaims liability for deactivated, suspended, fraud or spam-marked accounts by Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter.

Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are released from all or any liability by each entrant or participant.  This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

In no event shall Golden Women Foundation, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages of any kind (including but not limited to lost data or profits), or any other damages whatsoever whether or not advised of the possible damage, under any theory of liability, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of this information.

All applicants/contestants/voters agree to accept future promotional and/or informative emails from Golden Women Foundation as a condition to entering the contest.

Contestant agree to remove video from Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter if Golden Women Foundation feels the companies integrity has been compromised, disrespected, misrepresented or is misleading, in any way.  Contestant also agrees that Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter will be contacted and notified of any misconduct on the contestant's behalf and may result in disciplinary actions on their account.

All information given to Golden Women Foundation must be valid and true to the best of the applicant’s knowledge and may be subject to verification.

These rules may change at any time and will be updated here.