"Don't Wait to Reach Your Potential" Scholarship for Alabama Teens Rules and Requirements

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OVERVIEW: Potential Magazine will award a $500 scholarship around January 5, 2018 to an eligible Alabama student.

PROGRAM DURATION: Registration for the scholarship begins on February 1, 2017 at 12:00 a.m. CST and runs through January 5, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. CST. The winner will be drawn and notified via email around January 5, 2018

ENTRY:  Upon signing up for the Countdown to College (C2C) free weekly eNewsletter, students will be automatically registered for the "Don't Wait to Reach Your Potential" Scholarship for Alabama Teens. Parents or legal guardians may register on behalf of a student, but they must designate a students name to receive the scholarship.

PARTICIPANT ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for the scholarship, participants must legal residents of the state of Alabama. Participants must be current subscribers to the newsletter at the time of the drawing. Registration is only open to legal residents of Alabama. Being entered into the scholarship drawing constitutes agreeing to the terms of these Official Rules. Potential Magazine is not responsible for incorrect entry of information or for entries that are incomplete or lost in cyberspace. Entries that are falsified will be disqualified. Potential Magazine reserves the right to reject any entry that it deems to violate any of these requirements. Immediate family members include parents, siblings, or any person residing in the same household as a Potential Magazine employee are ineligible.

SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST ODDS: The number of eligible entries into the scholarship will determine the odds of winning.

CLAIMING YOUR SCHOLARSHIP: The winner will be notified by email around January 5, 2018. The winner must respond within 72 hours to claim the scholarship. Failure to respond will result in a forfeit of the scholarship and another winner will be selected.

A participant who wins a scholarship must email editor@potentialmagazine.com and provide the following information:

If currently enrolled in high school:

  • Name of high school
  • Name of College or University to send the scholarship to and the contact information for the financial aid office
  • A photo of the winner
  • A one paragraph testimonial of how the scholarship will assist the winner with their educational goals

If enrolled in a college or university at the time of the drawing:

  • Name of college or university
  • Contact information for financial aid office
  • Student ID number or last 4 digits of social security number
  • A photo of the winner (for press releases)
  • A one paragraph testimonial of how the scholarship will assist the winner with their educational goals


ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES, AND ANY OTHER COSTS AND EXPENSES, ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY SCHOLARSHIP ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS MAY BE SENT TO YOUR SECONDARY SCHOOL OR 529 PROGRAM WITHOUTH INCURRING TAXES.

PAYMENT DIRECTIONS: Potential Magazine will issue one check for each $500 Scholarship awarded directly to an accredited college or university. 

GENERAL: A potential winner may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and, where legal, a Publicity Release. By entering, participants (1) agree to be bound by the official rules which are final and binding in all respects; (2) agree to release the Potential Magazine, and its employees from any and all liability, loss, damage or injury resulting from awarding, receipt, possession use and/or misuse of any prize; and (3) consent to use of his/her name, photograph and/or likeness for promotional purposes in connection with Potential Magazine without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law.

MISCELLANEOUS: Potential Magazine reserves the right to modify the terms and rules of the "Don't Wait to Reach Your Potential" Scholarship for Alabama Teens.

Questions? Email us at: editor@potentialmagazine.com

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