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Fayette Campus One-year Tuition Award 

UIU Daily Course Promotion 


OFFICIAL RULES: FAYETTE CAMPUS ONE-YEAR TUITION AWARD FOR IOWA STATE FAIR 2017

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

By entering this contest, each participant accepts and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules.

1. HOW TO ENTER. Registrations for the Tuition Award will be 9am to 9pm each day from August 10, 2017 through August 20, 2017 at the Upper Iowa University's booth in the Varied Industries Building at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa. Participants must fully complete the paper entry form or electronic entry form, whichever is available, at the Upper Iowa University Booth at Iowa State Fair and deposit the entry form where indicated at the Booth. The drawing for the winning entries will take place on August 24, 2017 on the Upper Iowa University campus in Fayette, Iowa.

Registration is limited to one entry per household. All duplicate entries will be null, void and disqualified, including any attempts to enter more than once by altering personal information. Upper Iowa University has no responsibility for any incorrect or inaccurate transcription, lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entry forms.

No copies, facsimiles or reproductions of entries will be accepted. If, for any reason, this scholarship give-away is not capable of running as planned, including tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or any other causes beyond the control of UIU, which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this promotion, Upper Iowa University reserves the right to cancel the promotion. All entries become the property of UIU and will not be returned.

2. ELIGIBILITY AND LIMITATIONS: The UIU Tuition Award is only open to the following individuals:

A) Participants must be at least 16 years of age on August 24, 2017.

B) Parents or Legal Guardians of a non-UIU student who must be at least 16 years of age on or before August 24, 2017 may enter provided they transfer the Scholarship Award to their son or daughter.

C) Participants must also be either a United States citizen or permanent resident. Prior to accepting the prize awarded, the winner must also complete an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and gain acceptance to UIU's Fayette campus pursuant to and in accordance with UIU's admission standards.

D) Current UIU students are eligible, current students include any student who has already been accepted at UIU without regard to whether classes have begun.

E) If any of the eligibility requirements set forth herein are not satisfied by the winners, the Scholarship Award shall be forfeited by the winner.

3. TUITION AWARD: UIU will award two (2) one (1) year tuition awards consisting solely of tuition only. The tuition award must be used toward tuition for one of Upper Iowa University's Fayette campus undergraduate degree programs on or before fall semester 2019. The tuition award recipients must also gain acceptance to UIU based on standard admission requirements for the Fayette campus only in order to utilize the tuition award. Failure to gain acceptance will result in a forfeiture of the tuition award. Upper Iowa University will not draw an alternate winner from the entries received.

The tuition award is for tuition only and the prize does not include books, room, board, personal computer, required student fees or any other miscellaneous expenses. No monetary funds will be transferred to the student, but rather a transfer of tuition credit will be made from the UIU Business Office on behalf of the Student to establish tuition payment. The total value of each scholarship shall not exceed $28,850 for the 2017-2018 academic year and will be increased TO THE TUITION RATE SET BY THE UIU BOARD OF TRUSTEES for those students who do not enroll until the 2019-2020 academic year or the fall 2019. There is no substitution or exchange of this scholarship and transfer can only take place from a winning parent or guardian to a son, daughter or dependent high school or college student. The UIU Tuition Award shall be awarded for tuition only. Tuition constitutes amounts due and owing after first applying all other grants (including but not limited to applicable federal and state grants), all federal and state tuition assistance (not including loans), awards, and any other scholarships including but not limited to institutional, public, and/or private. The winner shall complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the established deadline for the Term the winner desires to attend Upper Iowa University. Failure to complete the FAFSA by the established deadline shall result in a forfeiture of the tuition award.

Winner of tuition award will be determined by a random drawing, occurring on August 24, 2017 from all eligible entries received by the deadline. The drawing and announcement of the randomly selected winners will be on August 24, 2017 at the Upper Iowa University Fayette campus in Fayette, IA.

Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. The winner need not be present to win. The winner will be notified by phone, e-mail and/or certified mail within 10 business days of the selection process.

4. TAXES: Any valuation of the prize(s) stated above is based on available information at the inception of the Contest. The value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes related to the prize(s) and paying any expenses associated with any prize which is not specifically provided for in the official rules. Each winner must provide Upper Iowa University with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize(s) will be awarded.

5. ACADEMIC ELIGIBILITY: Tuition award winner must meet the following academic requirements for admission into UIU:

New applicants or High school students must have a minimum 2.0 GPA and an ACT score of 17 or equivalent SAT score at time of enrollment to UIU to be eligible for tuition award. College transfer students must have a 2.0 post-secondary GPA and meet credit requirements at time of enrollment to UIU.

New students and students who transfer college credits will be eligible for no more than the tuition needed during one academic year to complete their degree for which they have applied. No transfer into an additional degree program will be allowed and no cash or transfer of remaining scholarship balances will be allowed.

Scholarship winner must also maintain status as a full-time student and must maintain a minimum of a 2.0 GPA, and complete at least 12 credit hours every semester.

6. MISCELLANEOUS:

Employees and those with agency relationships to Upper Iowa University and their immediate families (defined as spouses, children, parents, siblings, in-laws) and persons living in the same household of such employees and agents are not eligible to participate.

The winner will be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and Publicity Release prior to accepting the prize. If the winner fails to execute and return the required forms within ten (10) days, the scholarship will be forfeited. All decisions of Upper Iowa University are final. Winners are required to apply and enroll for classes before or for the Fall Semester 2019, otherwise winners automatically forfeit their prize.

As a condition of participating, the winner hereby grants to Upper Iowa University permission to use their name, likeness, persona and other biographical information for advertising and other uses without compensation or prior approval unless prohibited by law. By participating, each participant A) accepts and agrees to these Official Rules and all decisions of Upper Iowa University whose decisions are final, and B) agree to release, indemnify, and hold Upper Iowa University and its directors, officers, employees and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, charges, liability, injuries or damages of any kind arising out of participants participation in the promotion or the acceptance and use of any prize.

7. LIMITATION, LIABILITY AND DISCLAIMERS: The decision of the University relating to the winner, the interpretation of the Official Rules and other matters related to this promotion are final. THE UNIVERSITY MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY NATURE WITH RESPECT TO THE PROMOTION OR THE PRIZE, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR QUALITY OF EDUCATION. PARTICIPANTS HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT, EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY SET FORTH HEREIN, UNIVERSITY HAS NOT MADE ANY WARRANTY AND DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY WARRANTY OR LIABILITY RELATING TO THE PROMOTION, THE DRAWING AND USE OF THE PRIZE WHETHER IN LAW OR FACT, CONTRACT OR TORT. ALL PARTICIPANTS, BY ENTERING THIS PROMOTION, AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES. BY ACCEPTING THE PRIZE, THE WINNER AGREES TO RELEASE, DEFEND AND INDEMNIFY THE UNIVERSITY, ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS AND ALL OTHERS PARTICIPATING WITH THE UNIVERSITY IN THE PROMOTION FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, LOSS OR PERSONAL OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, THE AWARDING, RECEIPT, ACCEPTING, USING OR MISUSING OF THE PRIZE.

8. TUITION AWARD WINNERS' LIST: To receive a name of scholarship winner, please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by 12/11/17 to: Upper Iowa University, 605 Washington St., P.O. Box 1857, Fayette, IA 52142, attention Communications and Marketing.

9. GOVERNING LAW: This promotion is subject to applicable federal, state and local laws. All disputes surrounding the promotion and the prize awarded hereunder will be subject to the substantive laws of the State of Iowa. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. By participating in this promotion all Participants agree and consent that any and all disputes shall be heard by a court of competent jurisdiction in the District Court for Fayette County, Iowa.

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OFFICIAL RULES: UIU Daily Course Promotion at the Iowa State Fair August 10-20, 2017.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

WINNERS Must have a high school diploma or GED by August 20, 2017.  Entry constitutes participant's full and unconditional agreement and acceptance of these Official Rules.  Registrations for the Free Course Tuition Award will begin August 10, 2017, at approximately 9AM CDT, and will continue until August 20, 2017, at approximately 9PM CDT.  The drawing for the winning entries will take place  approximately within 24 hours of the closing of the booth each night of the Iowa State Fair (August 10-20, 2017) at Upper Iowa University’s booth in the Varied Industries Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa.

1. WHO MAY PARTICIPATE: This drawing Award is open to the following individuals:

A) Anyone who holds a high school diploma or GED by August 20, 2017,

B) Current UIU enrolled student may enter the drawing to win a free class to take in one of the learning centers, online, or through the self-paced degree program.

Participants must also be either a United States citizen or permanent resident. Prior to accepting the prize as awarded, the winner must also complete an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and gain acceptance to UIU in accordance with UIU's admission standards.

If any of the participation requirements set forth herein are not satisfied by the winners, Upper Iowa University MAY conduct another random drawing of eligible entries and/or select an alternate winner.

2. HOW TO ENTER: Participants must fully complete an electronic or paper entry form available at the Upper Iowa University Booth at the Iowa State Fair and deposit the entry form where indicated at the Booth.

This offer is only valid between August 10, 2017, and August 20, 2017. One entry per household per day. All duplicate within the same day will be null, void and disqualified, including any attempts to enter more than once by altering personal information. Upper Iowa University has no responsibility for any incorrect or inaccurate transcription, lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entry forms.

If, for any reason, this scholarship give-away is not capable of running as planned, including tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or any other causes beyond the control of UIU, which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this promotion, Upper Iowa University reserves the right to cancel the promotion. All entries become the property of UIU, and will not be returned.

3. PRIZE: UIU will award one (1) free course consisting solely of tuition for a course taken in one of UIU’s centers, online, or through the self-paced degree program.  The prize must be used toward tuition for one of Upper Iowa University's undergraduate or graduate classes at a center, online, or self-paced degree program on or before fall semester 2018. The tuition award recipients must also gain acceptance to UIU based on standard admission requirements.  Failure to gain acceptance to UIU will result in forfeiture of the tuition award. 

This award is for tuition only and does not include books, personal computer or any other miscellaneous student fees. No monetary funds will be transferred to the student, but rather a transfer of tuition credit will be made from the UIU Business Office on behalf of the student to establish tuition payment. The total value of each award shall not exceed $1644 for the 2017-18 academic year and will be increased accordingly for those students who do not enroll until fall semester 2018 as tuition increases are approved by the UIU Board of Trustees.  There is no substitution or exchange of this scholarship; and transfer can only take place from a winning parent or guardian to a son, daughter or dependent high school or college student.

The winner is solely responsible for all taxes, fees and other miscellaneous costs or expenses relating to the scholarship.  Winner of tuition award will be determined by the daily random one-time drawings from all eligible entries submitted within the designated promotional period. The drawing and announcement of the randomly selected winner will be posted online at www.uiu.edu.

Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the entry period. The winner need not be present to win.  The winner will be notified by phone, e-mail and/or certified mail within 10 business days of the selection process. 

4. ACADEMIC ELIGIBILITY IS AS FOLLOWS:

Winners must meet the following academic requirements for admission into UIU:

New applicants must have a high school diploma or GED before enrollment to UIU.

5. GENERAL CONDITIONS:

Employees and those with agency relationships to Upper Iowa University and their immediate families (defined as spouses, children, parents, siblings, in-laws) and persons living in the same household of such employees and agents are not eligible to participate.

The winner will be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and Publicity Release prior to accepting the prize. If the winner fails to execute and return the required forms within ten (10) days, the award will be forfeited. All decisions of Upper Iowa University are final. Winners are required to apply and enroll for classes before the fall semester 2018, otherwise winners forfeit their prize.

As a condition of participating, the winner hereby grants to Upper Iowa University permission to use his/her name, likeness, persona and other biographical information for advertising and other uses without compensation or prior approval unless prohibited by law. By participating, each participant A) accepts and agrees to these Official Rules and all decisions of Upper Iowa University whose decisions are final, and B) agrees to release, indemnify, and hold Upper Iowa University and its directors, officers, employees and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, charges, liability, injuries or damages of any kind arising out of participants participation in the promotion or the acceptance and use of any prize.

6. LIMITATION, LIABILITY AND DISCLAIMERS: The decision of the University relating to the winner, the interpretation of the Official Rules and other matters related to this promotion is final. THE UNIVERSITY MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY NATURE WITH RESPECT TO THE PROMOTION OR THE PRIZE, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR QUALITY. PARTICIPANTS HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT, EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY SET FORTH HEREIN, UNIVERSITY HAS NOT MADE ANY WARRANTY AND DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY WARRANTY OR LIABILITY RELATING TO THE PROMOTION, THE DRAWING AND USE OF THE PRIZE WHETHER IN LAW OR FACT, CONTRACT OR TORT. ALL PARTICIPANTS, BY ENTERING THIS PROMOTION, AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES. BY ACCEPTING THE PRIZE, THE WINNER AGREES TO RELEASE, DEFEND AND INDEMNIFY THE UNIVERSITY, ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS AND ALL OTHERS PARTICIPATING WITH THE UNIVERSITY IN THE PROMOTION FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, LOSS OR PERSONAL OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, THE AWARDING, RECEIPT, ACCEPTING, USING OR MISUSING OF THE PRIZE.

7. AWARD WINNERS' LIST: To receive a name of award winner, please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Upper Iowa University, 605 Washington St., P.O. Box 1857, Fayette, IA 52142, attention Office of Communications and Marketing.

8. GOVERNING LAW: This promotion is subject to applicable federal, state and local laws. All disputes surrounding the promotion and the prize awarded hereunder will be subject to the substantive laws of the State of Iowa. By participating in this promotion all Participants agree and consent that any and all disputes shall be heard by a court of competent jurisdiction in the District Court for Fayette County, Iowa. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

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