Terms and Conditions

  1. The Promoter is Global Poverty Project, Inc d/b/a Global Citizen of 594 Broadway, Suite 207, NY NY 10012, United States of America (“Promoter”).
  2. By entering the 2019 Curtis Scholarship Award (the “Competition”), entrants accept these Terms & Conditions of entry.
  3. Entry to this Competition is open to individuals (“Entrant(s)”) that:
    1. are 16-20 years of age at time of submitting an application for the Competition; and.
    2. are a U.S. Citizen;
    3. have limited past overseas travel;
    4. D. have a family household income of under $85,000 USD

      If an Entrant is under the age of majority, then he/she must obtain prior consent from his/her parent or legal guardian to enter into this Competition and the parent or legal guardian may be required to verify the granting of consent and/or sign a release at the discretion of the Promoter. Failure of an Entrant’s parent or legal guardian to verify consent and/or sign a release will invalidate an Entrant’s application.
  4. To enter the Competition, entrants must follow the instructions at https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/programs/curtis-scholarship/. Entries must be submitted between 9:00 AM EDT on March 15, 2019 and 11:59PM EDT on April 21, 2019. Entrants will be graded out of 50 points in three areas: global citizenship, potential, passion/personality and commitment to social justice, as elaborated below. Each Entrant will be scored twice by two different reviewers selected by Promoter to gain a possible total of 100 points. The top 25 Entrants will be reviewed in a second round and up to 10 finalists shall be selected by Promoter, in consultation with Kelly Curtis (“Finalist(s)”). The Entrants will be evaluated on individual merit, including the following three (3) key areas:
    1. Global Citizenship - embodying and exemplifying the values and practices of a global citizen.
    2. Potential - the amount the Award (as defined below) would improve the Entrant’s capabilities to meet its desired goals as a social advocate.
    3. Passion - the Entrant’s dedication to social justice and advocacy.
  5. The award consists of (“Award”):
    1. Weekly pre-trip activities (June through August) and Monthly post-trip activities (September - December)
    2. Round trip economy airfare to South Africa (August 1 - 11) and New York (September 26-29)
    3. Global Citizen-led Orientation (“Orientation”)
  6. Promoter will pay for the following for each Finalist:
    1. One-way economy airfares to New York City for each Finalist from home of origin for Orientation on July 31st, 2019;
    2. Hotel accommodation in New York City for each Finalist for Orientation on July 31st, 2019;
    3. Return economy airfares to South Africa for Finalists for 1-11 August 2019 departing from NYC and returning each Finalist to home of origin;
    4. Hotel accommodation in South Africa for each Finalist for the period of 1-11 August 2019;
    5. All trip-related meals for each Finalist during July 31st-11 August 2019 and during 26-29 September 2019;
    6. Hotel accommodation in New York City for Finalists for the period 26-29 September 2019;
    7. All trip-related transportation in New York City (26-29 September 2019) and in South Africa (1-11 August 2019);
    8. Insurance, passport fees and processing for all Finalists;
    9. Other trip related expenses at the Promoter’s sole discretion.
  7. Promoter will not be liable for any expenses other than expressly outlined above, including, without limitation, items of a personal nature, in-room charges and all other ancillary costs. Each Finalist must depart from and return to the same departure point and travel together. Itineraries are to be determined by the Promoter in its absolute discretion.
  8. Finalists will be selected by Promoter at 594 Broadway, Suite 207, NY NY 10012 on or around May 31, 2019. Promotor will contact each Finalist by email or phone within five (5) business days of selection and will be announced on the Promoter website by 3 June 2019.
  9. This Competition is a game of skill and as such, the Finalists are selected based on the creativity of entries submitted.
  10. All Entrants grant Promoter the right to use said Entrant’s name, city, and other information as contained in the entry application for publicity and Competition purposes and to generally promote the charitable endeavors and mission of Promoter, without compensation.
  11. Promoter shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) or for any personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with the Competition or the Award except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.
  12. As a condition of accepting the Award, each Finalist must sign any legal documentation as and in the form required by Promoter, including but not limited to a legal release and indemnity form.
  13. Each Entrant's personal information ("PI") is collected to enable Promoter to administer and promote this Competition and the Finalists. The PI of each Finalist may be provided to third parties who are assisting the Promoter, including Award suppliers, deliverers and authorities that regulate competitions. Entrants who fail to provide all requested PI, may be determined by Promoter, at its sole discretion, to be ineligible to win the Award. Errors and omissions may be accepted at Promoter's discretion. Failure by Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights. The collection, use and disclosure of personal information provided in connection with this Competition is further governed by Promoter’s Privacy Policy.
  14. Promoter assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, corruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to, or alteration of, entries. Promoter is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer networks and systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Promoter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, or any combination of them, including any injury or damage to any Entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Competition.
  15. All entries become the property of Promoter. As such, Promoter is the owner of all copyright and all other intellectual property in the Competition entries, and to the extent Promoter is not considered the owner, each Entrant hereby transfers and assigns all right and title in and to the information contained in the entries Promoter.
  16. The Competition will be governed by the laws of the State of New York and subject to the jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts residing in New York County, New York.
  17. Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who Promoter has reason to believe has breached any of these conditions, or engaged in any unlawful or other improper misconduct calculated to jeopardize the fair and proper conduct of the Competition. The Promoter’s legal rights to recover damages or other compensation from such an offender are reserved.
  18. If for any reason the Competition is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of Promoter, which corrupt or affect the administration security, fairness or integrity or proper conduct of this competition, Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competition.
  19. Prior to Finalists being notified of such status by Promoter, Promoter may cancel, postpone, modify, or otherwise terminate the Competition in Promoter’s sole discretion. In the case of the intervention of any outside agent or event which naturally changes the result or prevents or hinders its determination, including but not limited to vandalism, power failures, tempests, natural disasters, acts of God, civil unrest, strikes; Promoter may in its absolute discretion cancel the Competition and/or recommence it from the start on the same or different conditions at a later date.