Show Us Your #CollegeSwag

Official Sweepstakes Rules

This scholarship giveaway is being sponsored by NHHEAF at 4 Barrell Court, Concord, NH 03301.



Eligibility: This scholarship giveaway is open to legal residents of New Hampshire who, are or will be enrolled at any Title IV eligible college or university by September 30, 2017; non–New Hampshire residents who are or will be enrolled at a Title IV eligible New Hampshire college or university by September 30, 2017; and foreign students with a valid visa who are or will be enrolled at a Title IV eligible New Hampshire college or university by September 30, 2017. "Title IV eligible college or university" refers to those that are eligible under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965. Such persons must eighteen (18) years of age or older or have reached the age required by their states or territories of residence to be reached in order to enter sweepstakes, if such age is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, or age seventeen (17) AND whose parents or legal guardian have also read and agreed to these Official Rules on their behalf,

The following individuals are NOT eligible to participate:

  • Employees of the NHHEAF Network Organizations or its affiliates; and
  • Family members and any persons living in the same household of an employee.

Prize: This scholarship giveaway will conclude with the random selection of two (2) $500 scholarship winners for a total prize value of $1,000. Scholarship winners will be awarded a $500.00 scholarship to be paid, on the winners behalf, to the eligible college or university, upon verification of enrollment on at least a half time basis as defined by that college or university and completion of Affidavit of Eligibility.

To Enter: Individuals will enter by submitting a “selfie” taken with their college swag (i.e. sweatshirts, hats, pennants, etc. in addition, Entrants are encouraged to include the best advice the entrant would give a high school student about planning and preparing for college. Entries will be submitted via Twitter and/or Facebook, or Instagram by tagging @NHHEAF with #CollegeBoundNH.

Only entries received by 011:59:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time ("EDT") on Thursday, August 31, 2017 will be eligible for the drawing. No limit on number of original sweepstakes entries.

The sponsor is not responsible for, and will void, incomplete, lost, misdirected, or otherwise faulty entries, regardless of the cause. The sponsor 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, deceptive or harmful practices or if the entry is deemed by NHHEAF to be inappropriate, unlawful, defamatory or otherwise not in keeping with sweepstakes rules or the positive nature and intent of this promotion.

Representations of Entrants: By submitting an entry as described above, entrants are representing that:

They have read the official sweepstakes rules in their entirety and that they are the creator of the image submitted and that the image being submitted does not infringe upon trademark or copyright of another party;

That they meet the eligibility requirements above and that they (or their Parent/legal guardian) consent and agree with the sweepstakes rules;

They have received the permission of any other individuals depicted in the selfie for this purpose or from the parent or legal guardian of said individual if under the age of 18;

Their entry does not involve anything unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, libelous, hateful or racially, ethnically or otherwise unlawful, inappropriate, or objectionable.

Winning: Winners will be drawn at random from all eligible entries submitted prior to the deadline and the drawing will occur on or around the first of September 2017.. Winners may not choose an alternate prize and the prize may not be transferred. Except where prohibited by law, winners shall agree that NHHEAF may use his or her name, likeness, general biographical information and statements for publicity purposes without further compensation or limitation in connection with the promotion. Each winner (or parent/legal guardian for entrants under age 18) will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility. Each winner is responsible for any tax implications that come as a result of winning.

Odds of Winning: Each eligible entry has an equal chance of winning. The odds of winning for a particular entry will depend directly on the number of eligible entries received.

Notification: Notification will be sent to each winner within 10 days after the drawing via direct message or by the social media handle/username provided at the time of entry. If the participant does not respond to the notification within 30 days, refuses receipt of the prize, or if the winner is unable to provide the necessary enrollment verification or proof of eligibility, the sponsor reserves the right to retain ownership of the prize or to award that prize to a different entrant drawn at random from all remaining eligible entries. Reasonable follow-up attempts may be used to contact the winner as deemed necessary by NHHEAF.

Use of Entries: By submitting an entry the Entrant gives NHHEAF the right to post any and all submissions provided by the entrants on its social media sites or its corporate website.

Privacy: The information provided to the sponsor will be used to communicate with entrants regarding this sweepstakes. By submitting an entry, all entrants acknowledge and agree that the personal information that they have provided will be maintained by the sponsor in accordance with the sponsor's Privacy Policy.

Governing Law: The substantive laws of the State of New Hampshire, United States apply to and govern this Sweepstakes and any claims must be raised and resolved in the Federal or state courts located in Merrimack County, New Hampshire.

Limitation on Liability: By agreeing to the rules herein, the participant (and parent or legal guardian if applicable) agrees to indemnify the sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents as well as its employees, directors and officers for any cost, loss or damage of any kind resulting from his or her participation in this promotion.

Right to Modify, Suspend or Terminate: The sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate this scholarship promotion at any time, at its sole discretion.

Not Endorsed by Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram: By participating in this sweepstakes, you acknowledge that this sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram and release Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram from any and all liability arising from or related to this sweepstakes.