2011 Safe Driver Scholarship Rules

CheapCarInsurace.Net (“CheapCarInsurace”) is seeking original content in any digital media format including text, images, and video, that exemplify distracted driving and mention “CheapCarInsurance.NET”. Any visual content can not show anything illegal or dangerous. Instead, submitted content is to creatively demonstrate or explain the concept of safe driving without the actual operation of a vehicle.


  • This opportunity is open to all United States citizens, permanent residents, legal aliens, F1 students, and anyone else legally authorized to be residing in the United States.
  • Scholarship payable to the winner’s college/university or certified trade school in the United States; student must enroll in semester beginning no later than Winter 2012.
  • The applicant does NOT need to currently be enrolled in any educational program, and is therefore open to anyone including students and non-students alike.
  • Each applicant may submit only 1 entry
  • Relatives of CheapCarInsurance staff or board members may not enter.
  • Winners not based on financial need
  • You must have no traffic incidents, accidents, or violations (tickets) for the last 12 months. We will ask for proof after you are chosen as a winner.
  • We must receive a minimum threshold of 100 entries from 100 individuals in order for any prize(s) to be awarded.

Submission Method:

All submissions must be submitted via the scholarship entry form on the website. Submissions by mail will not be accepted. Any entries that are not submitted via this form may be disqualified.


  • One award shall be awarded scholarships in the following amounts:
    • $2,500 (x1)
    • The winner must sign all required legal documents provided by us or award management company, verifying and guaranteeing that the work submitted is an original, unpublished design authored by the winner. Any design found to be, in any way, reproduced or copied from an existing work will immediately be disqualified and, if the scholarship has already been awarded, the winner will be required to return the funds.
    • The winner must actually attend a U.S. Department of Education accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university in the fall semester of 2011, or trade school. Funds will be paid by check in the name of both the student and the college or university designated by the student.

Award money is to be used solely as tuition for the winner’s own college education in the field or major of his or her choosing. In order to receive the scholarship money, Prize Acceptance Requirements: Winner Notification: Due to the number of entries received, we can only notify winners.

We will contact each winner by email/phone using contact information given by the entrant during application process. Winners have ten (10) days from date email is sent/phone message is left to respond and verify they meet the eligibility requirements as defined on the scholarship contest Web site.

Once you are confirmed as winner, we will send you the appropriate college/university/trade school forms to complete for a check to be issued to your chosen school and deposited into your student account. Before receiving the scholarship money, the winner may be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility, a publicity/liability release, and a confirmation of originality and assignment of all rights to the winning design, within two (2) weeks of responding to the notification.

No funds will be issued directly to individuals. All forms and processes must be completed within sixty (60) days of contest end date or your scholarship is forfeited.

Winners may also be notified for appropriate recognition to include award assemblies, graduation ceremonies and newspaper announcements.

Winners’ names will be posted on this web site after the contest has been completed and finalized.

Additional Scholarship Privacy Policies

We do not collect personal information for personal use, nor do we license/sell it to partners/third-parties. All submitted data is used exclusively for processing scholarship entries and winners. Applicants will not be marketed or solicited to in any way (email, mail, phone). Further communication may be used to request clarification, send notice of scholarship changes/updates, and to notify the winner(s).

All Rights Reserved:

We reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this offer, program, or the Official Rules, in whole or in part, at any time.

Limitation of Liability:

We are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, technical error, or human error which may occur in the processing of entries and submissions. We assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or alteration of entries. Furthermore, all contest participants, regardless of whether content is submitted as an entry, agree to indemnify us and its affiliates against, hold them harmless from, and defend them against, any and all claims, suits, actions, damages, losses and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorney’s fees) arising from the participant’s participation in this scholarship contest.

Terms & Conditions:

By submitting an entry, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of CheapCarInsurance.Net and its affiliates/partners, which shall be final. All applicable federal, provincial, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

Your submission of an entry under this program, whether or not you are the winner, constitutes your consent to CheapCarInsurance.Net and its affiliates/partners use of your name, city and state of residence, and your entry, for advertising, publicity, and promotional purposes in any media, online or offline, without further permission, consent, payment or other consideration. Further, your submission of any entry, whether or not you are the winner, constitutes your agreement, without any additional payment or consideration, that CheapCarInsurance.Net and its affiliates/partners shall own all right, title, and interest (including without limitation patent rights, copyrights, and all other intellectual property rights) to your submission, and you thereby assign to CheapCarInsurance.Net and its affiliates/partners all right, title, and interest in and to your submission, including without limitation the right to reproduce, distribute, sublicense, perform, and display the work and to create and use derivative works therefrom in any medium throughout the world. The term “derivative works” as used herein has the same meaning as used in the Copyright Act of the United States. You agree to complete and execute all documents reasonably requested by CheapCarInsurance.Net and its affiliates/partners to confirm and effectuate the provisions of this paragraph.

By submitting an entry under this program, you represent and warrant to CheapCarInsurance.Net and its affiliates/partners that the work you submit is an original, unpublished design authored by you and that no other person or entity has any legal rights to the work. You also agree to indemnify CheapCarInsurance.Net and its affiliates/partners against, hold them harmless from, and defend them against, any and all claims, suits, actions, damages, and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorney’s fees) arising from any third-party claim against any of them that a third party has any legal rights to the work that you submit.