$1,000 SCHOLARSHIPS & $500 IKEA DORM IMPROVEMENT GIFT CARD Participate in College Application Month (CAM) for your chance to win a $1,000 scholarship each week and an IKEA $500 Dorm Improvement Gift Card. College In Colorado will award Colorado students participating in CAM by awarding one $1,000 scholarship each week during the month of October. In addition, all students who enter the weekly scholarship will also be entered into a drawing for a $500 IKEA Dorm Improvement Gift Card that will be given away at the end of October. You don’t have to be a senior to enter. All ages are encouraged to apply. Enter to win by completing the activities below each week, and one student will be chosen at random for the $1,000 scholarship and the $500 IKEA Dorm Improvement Gift Card. On each entry make sure to include your name, address, phone number, school you attend and grade level. Week One $1,000 Scholarship: Narrowing down your college choice. Answer the following questions: • How did you narrow down your college choices? • What was the most difficult part of narrowing down your choices? • What tools did you use on CollegeInColorado.org to simplify the process? How did the tools help? • To which three colleges do you plan on applying during College Application Month? IKEA BONUS QUESTION: • How does higher education help meet your life improvement goals? Send your answers to Scholarships@cic.state.co.us by October 10, 2011. Week Two $1,000 Scholarship: Week Three $1,000 Scholarship: “All About Me” Personal Statement Send your completed “All About Me” Send your personal statement to Worksheet to Scholarships@cic.state.co.us Scholarships@cic.state.co.us by October 26, 2011. by October 17, 2011. Week Four $1,000 Scholarship: Narrowing down your college choice. Answer the following questions: • What next steps you will take after you apply to colleges? • How will you use CollegeInColorado.org to continue preparing for college? • To which colleges did/will you apply? IKEA BONUS QUESTION: • How does higher education help meet your life improvement goals? Send your answer to Scholarships@cic.state.co.us by October 31, 2011. TERMS: 1. ELIGIBILITY AND GENERAL TERMS: Entrants must be legal residents of the United States. Further, entrant registering must be student between the ages of 13-18 residing in Colorado. Residency is subject to verification under Colorado law. One entry per student, per week. Employees of College In Colorado and CollegeInvest and their immediate family members and members of the same household of such employees are not eligible to win. Employees, or immediate family members of an employee of IKEA Centennial, any of its affiliates, subsidiaries or related companies are not eligible to win. No substitution of prize is offered, no transfer of prize to a third party is permitted, and prize may not be redeemed for cash value. College In Colorado reserves the right to substitute any prize for one of equal or greater value. Limit one prize per student. Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law. Starter Account Scholarship Prize will be forfeited if the winner does not return the completed Starter Account Scholarship application and any other required documents within 90 days of the winner announcement. No groups, clubs, newsletters or organizations may reproduce or distribute any portion of these rules to their members and anyone who enters this program through means not permitted by these rules is disqualified. All entrants, as a condition of entry, agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of College In Colorado, which are final. 2. WINNER SELECTION, NOTIFICATION, AND ACCOUNT ESTABLISHMENT: All eligible entries received by College InColorado that are postmarked on or before the deadlines for entries of October 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2011 will be entered into a random drawing. Four (4) CollegeInvest Starter Account Scholarship winners will be selected at random, one (1) per week during October and one (1) IKEA $500 Gift Card at the end of October. Decisions shall be final. Winners will receive notification from College In Colorado via phone and mail. Entrants will receive confirmation of registration viamail accompanied by information about College In Colorado. Winners agree that all Starter Accounts established with a Scholarship prize will be established in the CollegeInvest Stable Value Plus College Savings Plan, with CollegeInvest functioning as the Account Owner, and the designated student as the Account Beneficiary. CollegeInvest assumes all rights and responsibilities of the Account Owner per the Plan Disclosure Statement (PDS) and Participation Agreement, and will have final decision concerning any changes to the account. Funds contained within the account must be used by the time the Account Beneficiary has reached age twenty-four (24) or such funds shall be forfeited. If other parties wish to make additional contributions, a separate account must be established. 3. ENTRANT RELEASES: All Entrants, by submitting an entry, agree to release and hold harmless College In Colorado, IKEA, CollegeInvest, the State of Colorado, and their respective affiliates, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional or judging agencies from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership or use/misuse of the prize or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to any prize-related activity. Except where prohibited by law, winners consent to College In Colorado’s use of their name, voice, picture or other likeness without compensation for promotional purposes as determined by College In Colorado. Entrants consent to IKEA Centennial and College In Colorado use of the winner’s name, address, likeness and/or photograph in any and all advertising and promotional materials relating to the Contest and similar promotions which IKEA may offer, without any compensation. 4. WINNERS LIST: For a list of the prize winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to College Application Month, College In Colorado, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1700, Denver, CO 80202. Winners list will be available after November 15, 2011.
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