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Scholarship

At Fox, our team strives to lift others and build leaders in our communities. As part of our community involvement, we want to support young people, who can be the change we need. We recognize the influence and potential within young people to be the leaders of tomorrow.

Fox Pest Control is pleased to offer a $2,000 scholarship to an outstanding student who exemplifies our core values of building relationships with those in our Long Island communities and providing services to those in need. We look forward to helping you succeed in your college efforts as you continue to make an impact in your community and the world.

Entry Period

The Entry Period for the promotion starts on April 1, 2021, and will end on August 1, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EDT.

Scholarship Award

There will be one prize consisting of USD $2,000, to be applied toward the winner’s college expenses such as books, tuition, accommodation, etc.

Award Date: A check will be mailed to the recipient’s college or university by September 1, 2021

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Eligibility

You must meet all of the following conditions to participate (hereinafter, each an “Entrant”):

At the conclusion of the entry period, you must 1.) Be at least 18 years of age, 2.) Be enrolled or planning to take courses at a U.S. based college or university for Fall 2021, 3.) Have a high school or college grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher, and 4.) Be a legal resident of one of the following U.S. states: 

  • Connecticut 
  • Florida
  • Illinois 
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana 
  • Massachusetts 
  • Maryland
  • New Hampshire
  • New York 
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania 
  • Rhode Island 
  • Texas 
  • Virginia 

Additionally Entrants may not be affiliated with Fox. This includes, being a past or present Fox employee or a family member residing in the same household as a Fox full-time, part-time or seasonal employee. Fox customers are eligible to receive this scholarship.

Application Description

How to Enter

There are two options for Long Island Entrants to submit their entry for judging: 

Option 1:
  • Submit a video (3-5 minutes in length) explaining a philanthropic project that you have organized or participated in at any time over the past two years.
  • Include how the project impacted you and others involved. You may record yourself talking in front of the camera, or you can get creative.
  • Include photos or videos of the project as a reference.
  • Upload the video to Youtube and submit the link in the application.
  • Provide a letter of reference and recommendation from the recipient of your service project. Include the recipient’s contact information (name, email, phone number). Submit a link to the document in the application (Google Doc or Dropbox).
  • Provide certification of your most recent or current GPA, such as an unofficial transcript. Submit a link to the PDF via Google Drive or Dropbox.
Option 2:
  • Submit a 300-500 word essay explaining a philanthropic project that you have organized or participated in at any time over the past two years. Submit a link to the document in the application (Google Doc or Dropbox).
  • Include how the project impacted you and others involved.
  • Please include photos of the event or project as a reference.
  • Submit a link to the document in the application (Google Doc or Dropbox).
  • Provide a letter of reference and recommendation from the recipient of your service project. Include the recipient’s contact information (name, email, phone number).  Submit a link to the document in the application (Google Doc or Dropbox).
  • Provide certification of your most recent or current GPA, such as an unofficial transcript. Submit a link to the PDF via Google Drive or Dropbox.

If you have questions, please email scholarship@fox-pest.com.

OFFICIAL RULES 

The Fox Scholarship Promotion is sponsored and administered by Fox Pest Control.

No purchase is necessary to enter or win, and the Promotion is void where prohibited. By entering, each entrant agrees to be bound by these official rules and the decision of the judges, which shall be final in all respects.

By submitting your entry, you acknowledge your agreement with these Official Entry Rules, and acknowledge and accept that personal information collected from you will be utilized as disclosed in these Official Entry Rules and in accordance with Fox’s Privacy Policy.

Eligible Entries will be judged by designated employees of Fox. The decision of the judges and Fox will be final. The judges will select one winner from all Eligible Entries.

WINNER NOTIFICATION; PRIZE CONDITIONS. The potential winner will be notified by email or phone by August 20th, 2021.

Prior to receipt of a prize, the winner must complete, sign, and return the following documents to Fox (the “Documentation”): 1) a declaration of compliance with these Official Rules, and a Liability Release and 2) a Publicity Release.

The Prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected if the Documentation is not returned within the required time period of seven business days or if an Entrant fails to respond to Fox’s notifications or if the Entrant’s compliance with these Official Entry Rules cannot be verified to Fox’s satisfaction. Any waiver of any obligation hereunder by Fox does not constitute a general waiver of any obligation to Entrants. Fox reserves the right to take any actions necessary to verify an Entrant’s compliance with these Official Entry Rules before announcing the winner and/or awarding the Prize.

Fox will send the Prize directly to the winner’s college or university for it to be applied to the winner’s account. The Prize can be used on any outstanding balance on the winner’s account at the institution. If there is no outstanding balance, the winner’s institution can leave it as an open credit or refund it back to the winner. Once the Prize is accepted by the institution, the winner acknowledges that all communication about the money must take place between themselves and their institution and Fox is not responsible for any actions or statements made by any other institution.  

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE OFFICIAL WINNER. The sponsor will publicly announce the winner of the promotion in September, 2021 on the Fox Pest Control Facebook page.

RIGHT TO CANCEL, MODIFY OR DISQUALIFY. If for any reason the promotion is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the promotion, Fox reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion.

INTERNET. Fox is not responsible for any late, lost, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, undeliverable, or destroyed entries due to system errors, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or other telecommunication transmission malfunctions, hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, typographical or system/human errors and failures, technical malfunction(s) of any telephone network or lines, cable connections, satellite transmissions, servers or providers, or computer equipment, traffic congestion on the Internet , or any combination thereof, including other telecommunication, cable, digital or satellite malfunctions which may limit an entrant’s ability to participate.

OWNERSHIP OF ENTRIES. All entries become the exclusive property of Fox. Each entrant irrevocably assigns and transfers to Fox all rights in his or her entry, including, without limitation, all copyrights.

PUBLICITY. Except where prohibited by law, each entrant grants to Fox, and those acting under Fox’s authority, the royalty-free, irrevocable, and perpetual right to use, publish, and broadcast his/her name, picture, image, likeness, voice, biographical information (including course of study, major, high school, college, or university, etc.), and entry, for the purposes of advertising, marketing and promoting Fox, its products and its services, and/or in relation to publicity regarding the Promotion and/or future promotions that may be sponsored by Fox, on a perpetual basis throughout the world and in any medium or format now existing or hereafter created, including but not limited to, internet streaming and downloading, on websites including Fox’s websites, other digital transmission methods, mobile applications, television broadcasts, trade shows, and in print, and on any platform including but not limited to televisions, computers, and mobile devices, without notice to, or consent or approval from, or any royalty, payment or other compensation to, the entrant. The foregoing license grant includes the right and license to digitize, modify, alter, edit, adapt, create derivative works, display, publicly perform, exhibit, transmit, broadcast, reproduce, exploit, sell, rent, license, otherwise use, and permit others to do any of the foregoing, with respect to the entrant’s entry. Pursuant to the foregoing, each entrant agrees to release, defend, indemnify and hold harmless the sponsor from and against any claims, damages or liability arising from or related to the use of his or her entry, including but not limited to claims of defamation, invasion of privacy or rights of publicity or copyright infringement.

WARRANTIES. You warrant that your entry is your own original work and you have the right to submit your entry in the promotion and grant the required licenses to Fox. You agree not to submit any content that (a) infringes any third party proprietary rights, intellectual property rights, rights of publicity or endorsement, personal or moral rights or any other rights, including without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, privacy, publicity or confidentiality obligations; or (b) otherwise violates applicable state, federal, local or provincial law.

INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE. Personal information will be collected during the entry process. Any personal information collected shall be used by Fox and its agents for purposes of the administration and fulfillment of the Promotion and as otherwise described in these Official Entry Rules. In addition, you agree that Fox or its agents can contact you with periodic communications relating to future promotions, or Fox’s services, or other events/promotions/service features, that Fox considers may be of interest to you. By submitting an entry, you agree and acknowledge that you may be contacted by Fox via email or direct mail. You further agree and acknowledge that email communication shall not be considered to be unsolicited commercial email or spam.

Fox’s privacy policy is located here. You may subsequently opt-out of receiving further communications from Fox as set forth in Fox’s privacy policy.

DISCLAIMERS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAWS, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL FOX, IT SUBSIDIARIES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY “FOX PARTIES”) HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM, WITHOUT LIMITATION, (A) YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION; (B) YOUR RECEIPT, USE OR REDEMPTION OF A PRIZE OR YOUR SHARE OF A PRIZE; OR (C) YOUR INABILITY TO RECEIVE, USE OR REDEEM THE PRIZE OR A SHARE OF A PRIZE, UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY CAUSE OF ACTION WHETHER IN TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER ANY FOX PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, THE FOX PARTIES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER STATUTORY, EXPRESS, OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE PROMOTION OR THE PRIZE. IN NO EVENT WILL THE FOX PARTIES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES IN CONNECTION WITH THE Promotion, THE PRIZE, OR THESE OFFICIAL RULES.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. IN NO EVENT WILL THE FOX PARTIES’ LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY IN CONNECTION WITH THE PROMOTION OR THESE OFFICIAL RULES, UNDER ANY THEORY, EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100).

INDEMNITY. You agree to release, indemnify, defend and hold Fox and its subsidiaries, and their respective directors, officers, employees, successors and assigns, and any other persons and organizations related to the promotion, harmless, from any and all claims, injuries, damages, expenses or losses to person or property and/or liabilities of any nature that arise from your participation in the promotion or acceptance or use of a prize or share thereof, including without limitation (i) any condition caused by events beyond Fox’s control that may cause the promotion to be disrupted or corrupted; (ii) any claim that an entry infringes a third party’s intellectual property or proprietary rights; (iii) any injuries, losses, or damages (compensatory, direct, incidental, consequential or otherwise) of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the Prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the Prize, or from participation in the Promotion; (iv) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Promotion or any technical errors that may impair your ability to participate in the Promotion; (v) errors in the administration of the promotion; or (vi) any non-compliance by you with these Official Entry Rules.

DISPUTES; MANDATORY ARBITRATION. The construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Entry Rules along with the rights and obligations of you and Fox in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Utah, U.S.A., without giving effect to the conflict of laws rules thereof. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Entry Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. If there are any discrepancies or conflicts between printed, digital or other promotional materials, or any other written or verbal representations regarding the Promotion and these Official Entry Rules, the provisions of these Official Entry Rules will govern and control.

Except where prohibited by law, you agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the promotion, the Official Entry Rules, or any prize awarded hereunder, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action.

If a claim is not otherwise resolved through direct discussions, it shall be resolved exclusively by final and binding arbitration administered without resort to any form of class action, by Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services (JAMS), in accordance with its rules and procedures (the, “JAMS RULES”). The JAM RULES for selection of an arbitrator shall be followed except that the arbitrator shall be experienced and licensed to practice law in California. Any claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis and will not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim of any other party.

All proceedings shall be conducted in Cache County, Utah. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages and in no event, shall you be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim.

If any part of this arbitration provision is deemed to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal (other than that claims will not be arbitrated on a class or representative basis), or otherwise conflicts with the rules and procedures established by JAMS, then the balance of this arbitration provision shall remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with its terms as if the invalid, unenforceable, illegal or conflicting provision were not contained herein. You agree to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of Utah. EACH ENTRANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF OR ANY TRIAL BEFORE A JUDGE OR A JURY.

ENTIRE AGREEMENT. Except as expressly provided herein, these Official Entry Rules set forth the entire understanding and agreement between you and Fox regarding, or related in any way to, the promotion, and you acknowledge and agree that there are no other representations or agreements between you and the sponsor regarding the promotion.

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