Around the Corner from College Scholarship Details

This page outlines the Rules, Terms & Conditions, and Privacy Policy for the "Around the Corner from College" Scholarship, hosted by Access Scholarships.

Summary of Key Rules

  • Open to all high school students living in the United States
  • Open to US citizens, permanent residents, students with DACA status and international students planning on attending college/university in the US.
  • One (1) entry allowed per person. A new winner will be chosen every application period. Entries are only valid for the application period that they are submitted.
  • Prizes will be awarded directly to the winners. Winners will be notified by e-mail and posted on our scholarship page.

Complete Official Rules

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SCHOLARSHIP. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED AS OF THE APPLICABLE DRAWING DATE DEADLINE. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

The AccessScholarships.com Around the Corner From College Scholarship begins on July 1, 2021 at 12:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) and has two deadlines annually: March 31 and June 30. The sponsor reserves the right to extend or shorten the Sweepstakes at its sole discretion. The sponsor of this Scholarship is AccessScholarships.com. The Sweepstakes shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, all participants agree to be bound by the terms and conditions herein.

ELIGIBILITY: The Scholarship is open to high school students living in the United States and internationally. The Scholarship is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations. 

PRIVACY INFORMATION: The information obtained from your scholarship entry may be used by AccessScholarships.com and its affiliates. Personal contact information is collected to notify Scholarship winners and verify their identity. This information will not be sold or shared with our partners unless you opt-in to an offer or express interest in a school by checking off the corresponding box on the Scholarship application. However, AccessScholarships.com would like to contact each scholarship entrant via email about our special scholarships, resources, and offers. If you prefer not to receive these updates, please send an e-mail to info@accessscholarships.com with the words “remove my name” in the subject line of the e-mail. 

HOW TO ENTER THE SCHOLARSHIP: The only way to enter the Scholarship during the Entry Period is via online entry. No other method of entry will be accepted. Any entries that do not comply with the Content Restrictions or otherwise with these Official Rules, are void. All entries submitted in compliance with the Official Rules and not disqualified are considered “Eligible Entries” for the purposes of the Scholarship.

HOW TO ENTER ONLINE: Please go to the application page under Access Scholarship’s “Scholarships” tab to enter online by submitting all requested information set forth therein. 

WINNER SELECTION: One (1) winner of the Scholarship will be selected based on the response to the final question on the Scholarship application. Announcement and instructions for the Prize (defined below) will be sent via mail within five (5) days of drawing date. Each entrant is responsible for monitoring any Scholarship-related communications. 

The potential winner shall forfeit the Prize (defined below) and a new winner will be randomly selected from the remaining Eligible Entries in each of the following scenarios: (a) the potential winner cannot be reached by Access Scholarships within two (2) calendar days from the time award notification was sent, using the contact information provided at the time of entry; (b) the potential winner is ineligible under the Official Rules of the Sweepstakes; (c) the potential winner fails to timely return all completed forms necessary to claim the Prize; or (d) the Prize is returned as undeliverable. The potential winner, regardless of prize amount, will be required to complete a tax affidavit prior to receiving his or her prize. The potential prize winner may be required to present valid identification and to sign additional documentation in order to receive the prize, including photo ID and address verification. If the potential prize winner does not fulfill these requirements or the potential winner fails to comply with these Official Rules, then he or she will be disqualified, the prize will be forfeited, and a substitute winner may be selected from the remaining Eligible Entries. Prizes may not be awarded if an insufficient number of Eligible Entries are received, as determined by Access Scholarships. Any violation of these Official Rules by a potential winner, as determined by the sole discretion of Access Scholarships, will result in his or her immediate disqualification from the Scholarship and all privileges as the Winner will be immediately terminated.

PRIZE: One (1) prize of $1,000 cash will be awarded for the Sweepstakes (“Prize”).

PRIZE CONDITIONS: All Prize details shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of Access Scholarships. Each Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes). All costs and expenses associated with the Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided and other expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of each individual Winner. The Prize is non-transferable and non-assignable. Access Scholarships reserves the right to substitute the Prize (or any portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion. Released Parties (defined below) shall not be liable to the Winner or any other person for failure to supply the Prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond the Sponsor’s sole control.

PUBLICATION, LICENSE, AND RELEASE: By entering the Scholarship and submitting an entry, each entrant: (a) agrees that his/her entry is an original work of authorship and that he/she owns all right, title and interest in the entry as of the date of submission or has all necessary rights and authorizations to submit it and the express permission of all individuals, content, and materials embodied in the entry to submit it for possible use as provided herein; (b) agrees that his/her entry does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity, or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity; (c) grants to Access Scholarships and Promotion Parties and each of their respective designees the perpetual and unlimited right and license to use, license, edit, modify, duplicate and/or create derivative works from his/her entry throughout the world and in perpetuity, including, but not limited to, the right for Access Scholarships and Promotion Parties, as applicable, to publish, display, broadcast, distribute, reproduce, perform, create derivative works from and otherwise use and exploit the entry via the Internet or any other interactive media, on television, in print and/or any other media currently existing and hereafter developed and without limitation and without payment of any compensation to the entrant or his/her heirs and successors, (i) on its own or as part of any audiovisual or other production; (ii) to advertise any products, programming or services of the Sponsor or Promotion Parties or for any other advertising, marketing, publicizing, and promotional purposes and in any materials related thereto; and/or (iii) for any other purpose whatsoever; and (d) release in perpetuity the Released Parties (defined below) from any claims, demands, losses, and liabilities of any nature arising out of or in any way connected with the entry, and the use thereof as permitted hereunder, including, but not limited to, claims of false endorsement or infringement of rights of publicity or privacy. Nothing herein will obligate the Sponsor or Promotion Parties to make any use of any of the rights set forth herein.

CONTENT RESTRICTIONS: Entrants must not include any of the following content (the "Content Restrictions") in any entry: (a) pornography, adult-oriented content or any other sexually-explicit material; (b) materials relating to lotteries or gambling; (c) explicit language or content, images of violence, or promotion of illegal activities; (d) content in violation of intellectual property rights or laws; (e) libelous, defamatory, disparaging, tortious or slanderous materials; (f) tobacco, alcohol or drugs; (g) dangerous stunts; (h) real weapons of any kind including, but not limited to, guns, knives or projectiles; (i) material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, age or any other basis protected by federal, state, territory, provincial or local law, ordinance, or regulation; (j) audio and/or visual content owned by any third party (e.g., recorded music; pre-produced video, etc.); and (k) material that is unlawful, or otherwise in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where the entry is created. Any entry that does not comply with the foregoing, in the sole discretion of Access Scholarships will be disqualified.

WAIVER OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE: By participating in the Around the Corner from College Scholarship and submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to (a) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (b) waive any and all claims against Access Scholarships, the Promotion Parties, and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Scholarship, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, “Released Parties”) for any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the Scholarship or from the receipt or use of the Prize (or any portion thereof) or any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of the Prize (or any portion thereof). By entering this Scholarship, each entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by Access Scholarships by telephone, email and/or postal mail for Scholarship purposes. Each Winner, by acceptance of the Prize, grants to the Released Parties and each of their respective designees the right to publicize such Winner’s name, address (city and state/territory/province of residence), photograph, voice, statements and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, promotional, trade and/or any other purpose in any media or format now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without further compensation, consideration, permission or notification, unless prohibited by law.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: The Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, misrouted, scrambled, damaged, delayed, undelivered, mutilated, postage-due or garbled entries, transmissions, email or mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), wireless network, website, or other connections including those through and/or by any website, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cable or wireless transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; wireless service congestion; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone systems, wireless towers or cellular tower equipment; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in wireless or other transmission, processing, or communication; non-delivery; misdirected, blocked, or delayed email notifications; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any Scholarship-related advertisements or other materials; or any other errors, problems or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, telephone, wireless service, mail, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Scholarship, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Scholarship, the processing of entries, or the announcement of the Prize or in any Scholarship-related materials. The Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Scholarship. The Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person's computer and/or wireless device related to or resulting from participating in this Scholarship or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Scholarship or website or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Scholarship by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or any representative of the Sponsor or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by the Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Scholarship is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsor and/or their respective agents. Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means will be disqualified. The Sponsor shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Scholarship and to resolve all disputes in its sole discretion. The Released Parties (a) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning the Prize (or any portion thereof), and (b) disclaim any implied warranty. The Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

Access Scholarships reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Scholarship (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Scholarship (or any portion thereof). Access Scholarships reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Scholarship. The Website is available to adults in the United States and all other countries.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SCHOLARSHIP OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SCHOLARSHIP MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT, AND THE SPONSOR AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY BY ENTERING THE SCHOLARSHIP, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE RELEASED PARTIES FROM ANY LIABILITY, DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THAT ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE SCHOLARSHIP AND THE ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE THAT MAY BE WON. THE RELEASED PARTIES DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONDITION, FITNESS, OR MERCHANTABILITY OF THE PRIZE. THE RELEASED PARTIES DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM RESULTING FROM ACCESS TO OR THE DOWNLOAD OF INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONNECTED WITH THE SCHOLARSHIP.

NOTE: Internet entry must be made by the entrant only at the entry sites. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other website or e-mail address, including, but not limited to, commercial scholarship subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Scholarship. The use of any device or software to automate the entry process is prohibited.