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Bottega / Climb Scholarship

Apply for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship to attend Bottega University!

Kickstart a career in the growing technology field with  Bottega University’s Full Stack Certificate Program! 

There are five (5) chances to win a $1,000 scholarship to kickstart your career in technology! Apply before June 25, 2021 to be considered.

How it works:

  1. Apply for the scholarship by entering your name and email in the form above — as well as your answers to the short essay questions: “Why are you interested in joining the technology field?” and “Where would an Bottega University certification take your career?”
  2. Climb and Bottega University will choose scholarship winners based on the answer to the short answer question by June 30, 2021.
  3. Bottega University will receive notification of selected recipients to request the $1,000 scholarship funds for application to students account.
  4. Complete your application at Bottega University to receive the value of the Scholarship if selected!

About Bottega University:

Our mission is to leverage advances in innovative technologies and educational models to provide high-quality, flexible, and affordable distance education programs so students can attain recognized degrees that advance their careers and improve their lives.

This includes employing:

  • Outcomes-based education in which course length is measured by demonstrated achievement of learning outcomes through carefully crafted objective and performance assessments;
  • Technology-assisted learning environments, where students learn at their own pace and according to their personal learning style;
  • Peer-to-peer learning communities in which students share their knowledge and skills and help each other obtain recognized degrees and credentials;
  • Pedagogical models in which the faculty serve as mentors and coaches as well as subject matter experts;
  • Evaluation systems that measure student achievement solely on whether students meet standards that are rigorous, clearly articulated, and recognized; and
  • Affordable tuition models.

About Climb:

Climb Credit (NMLS# 1240013) is an innovative student payments platform that makes career creation and transformation more accessible, affordable, and accountable than ever before. Driven by a mission to empower individuals to unlock their career potential — no matter what their credit profile — Climb identifies programs and schools with a demonstrated ability to improve the earnings of their graduates. Recognizing the dynamic and diverse nature of an economy in rapid change, Climb partners with schools that teach everything from cybersecurity to pilot training, heavy machine operation to data science, and culinary arts to coding. While some colleges are struggling to meet the real-world needs of their students, Climb and its partner schools are committed to an inspiring practicality that brings real career results as individuals Own Their Next.

Scholarship rules:

SPONSOR

This promotion (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Climb Credit (“Sponsor”), 133 West 19th Street, 4th Floor New York, New York, 10011. 

 

ELIGIBILITY

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY 

The contest is open to legal residents of the United States, eighteen (18) years of age and older as of June 2, 2021, excluding employees and immediate family members of Sponsor, and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, assigns, advertising, promotional and fulfillment agents, attorneys, and other representatives and the persons with whom each of the above are domiciled. 

Each entrant in the Contest must be the rightful owner or have authorized use of the e-mail account indicated by the entrant’s e-mail address. In the event of a dispute concerning the identity of a winner submitting an entry, the winner will be deemed to be the person in whose name the email account is opened. The e-mail account must be opened prior to 1:00 p.m. (ET) on June 3, 2021.

 

Offer void in Rhode Island, and outside the United States and wherever prohibited or restricted by law.

 

ENTRY METHOD

To enter, complete the answers to the questions set forth below in the Submission Requirements in the designated spaces according to onscreen instructions at https://climbcredit.com/resources/bottega-climb-scholarship (the “Web Site”).  In order to register, you will also be required to provide a valid email address. You must provide all information requested to be eligible to win. Multiple entries are automatically disqualified without notification, and only the first entry will be considered.  

 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible for consideration, you must submit complete answers to two (2) questions asked in the registration form (the “Submission”):

“Why are you interested in joining the technology field?” 

Where would an Bottega University certification take your career?”

 

  • The Submission must be in English.
  • All elements incorporated in the Submission must be an original work created solely by you.
  • The Submission must NOT contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to material that violates privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement. Without limiting the foregoing, the Submission must NOT include third party trademarks, logos, insignia, location signage, photographs, artwork, or sculptures.
  • The Submission must not contain material which is (or promotes activities which are) sexually explicit, obscene, pornographic, violent, self-mutilating (e.g., relating to murder, the sales of weapons, cruelty, abuse, etc.), discriminatory (based on race, sex, religion, natural origin, physical disability, sexual orientation or age), illegal (e.g. underage drinking, substance abuse, computer hacking, etc.), offensive, threatening, profane, or harassing.
  • Submissions will not be returned and will be destroyed at the end of the Entry Period. Entrants may retain a copy of their submitted entries either in digital or hard-copy form.
  • Entrants must meet the criteria to be considered eligible for the program as set forth at the following website: https://bottega.edu/

Any Submission that Sponsor determines in its reasonable business judgment does not comply with any of these requirements will be disqualified without notice.  Submission forms with incomplete information will be disqualified without notification.

ENTRY PERIOD 

The Contest will commence on June 3, 2021 (1:00 p.m. ET). The last entry will be accepted on June, 25, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).

 

SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS 

The potential winners will be selected by a panel of four (4) judges: two (2) members of the Climb staff and two (2) members of Bottega University’s staff (“Judges”), (i) conveyance/articulation of entrant’s interest in joining the technology field (50%), and (ii) the kind of work the winners would aspire to do as a technology worker (50%).

 

If there is a tie of two (2) or more entries for the final position, Climb will compare the tied entries directly based upon the criteria above and make the final determination.  Five (5) winners will be selected from among the entries by the Judges based on the same criteria above. 

 

Winners will be chosen on or about June 30, 2021.

 

Offer applies to courses starting on or after June 30, 2021 and starting on or before December 31, 2021 and cannot be applied retroactively to students already enrolled in or who have already graduated from a Bottega University program.

 

All potential winners will be notified by email. Potential winners will be required to sign and return to Sponsor an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability (the “Affidavit”), and, if the Affidavit is not returned within three (3) days of notification, the potential winner will be deemed to have forfeited the prize, and an alternate potential winner will be chosen. 

 

In Sponsor’s sole discretion, a potential winner may be disqualified and required to forfeit his/her prize, and an alternate winner may be selected in accordance with these Official Rules from among the remaining eligible entries, if sufficient time exists, if potential winner: (i) is unreachable or winner notification is returned as undeliverable; (ii) declines or cannot accept, receive or use the prize for any reason; (iii) does not comply with these Official Rules; or (iv) winner discontinues to attend school one (1) week after starting the program.

 

PRIZES

Each winner will receive the following:

  • A scholarship to be applied to the costs of Bottega University’s Full Stack Certificate Program – Estimated retail value $1,000.00
  • Estimated retail value of all prizes: $5,000

The prize is not transferable, assignable or redeemable for cash. Sponsor will pay Bottega University directly for the winner’s enrollment.  Winners will not receive any monies or compensation directly.

 

CONDITIONS

By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Judges, which shall be final, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Contest and/or these Official Rules. Acceptance of prizes constitutes permission granted to Sponsor and Partner to use the name and likeness of each winner for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity without additional compensation, except where prohibited or restricted by law.

 

Winners also agree to share with Sponsor, upon request and for no compensation, a commentary of their experience after successfully completing the program.

 

The winners are fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes).

 

The entrants release, discharge, and hold harmless Sponsor, Bottega University and their respective, parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and assigns, and their respective employees, attorneys, representatives and agents, including advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies, (“Released Parties”) from any and all liability or damages arising from the administration of the Contest and the use or misuse of any prize received in the Contest, including, without limitation, the following: (i) late, lost, incomplete, delayed, misdirected or unintelligible entries, (ii) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Contest, including, without limitation, entry materials and prize notifications, and (iii) any damage to the entrant’s computer and related equipment and software resulting from entrant’s downloading of information regarding the Contest or participation in the Contest. Entry materials and prize notifications that have been tampered with, altered, or do not comply with these Official Rules are void.

Schools do not endorse loans originated by Climb InvestCo, LLC, and Climb InvestCo, LLC is not affiliated with any school.

 

Sponsor may only use the personally identifiable information obtained from the entrants in accordance with these Rules and its privacy policy, which may be found at https://climbcredit.com/privacy

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend this Contest should a virus, bug, computer problem or other causes beyond its control corrupt the administration, security or proper operation of the Contest. Sponsor may prohibit you from participating in the Contest or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that you are attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking or employing other unfair practices or by abusing other entrants or the representatives of Sponsor. 

 

ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND, IN SUCH EVENT, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PURSUE THEIR REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING COSTS AND ATTORNEY’S FEES) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW. 

Any dispute arising from the Contest will be determined according to the laws of the State of New York, without reference to its conflict of laws principles, and the entrants consent to the personal jurisdiction of the State and Federal Courts located in the State and County of New York over them and agree that such courts have exclusive jurisdiction over all such disputes. 

THE ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND UPON THE QUALITY AND NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED. 

 

For the names of prize winners, e-mail your request to hello@climbcredit.com no earlier than June 30, 2021 or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (no postage required from Vermont residents) to Bottega-Climb Credit Scholarship at 133 19th Street, 4th Floor New York, New York 10011. All requests for a list of winners must be received by December 31, 2021.

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