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Autotype Emerging Designer Scholarship Program

Details:

Autotype’s scholarship recipients are selected by our ADC panel of respected industry leaders. Scholarships are awarded in denominations of $1000 USD, and for each scholarship, applicants are capped at the first 100 students to apply. We do this to ensure that we’re supporting as large a cohort of students as possible, and that each submission has a real opportunity for success. Scholarships are available and announced on a rolling basis as funds permit.

Eligibility:

The Autotype Emerging Designer Scholarship is open to all students currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, graduate, or extension program in one of the following disciplines: graphic & computer design, industrial design, art media and technology, fashion design, photography, illustration, fine art, film & animation, architecture, exhibition design, landscape design, interiors, or writing. Students must also be in good academic standing, with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must have an active student email and be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States. Must not be an awardee of an Autotype scholarship within the last 12 months.

Must be legal residents of the fifty United States (“U.S.”), the District of Columbia (“D.C.”), and Puerto Rico who are eighteen (18) years or older at the time of entry and who live in and have legal status to reside in the U.S., D.C., or Puerto Rico; can provide proof of such status; have valid consent of a parent/legal guardian (if a minor) to enter the Scholarship; agree to all laws and tax obligations of the U.S. and the jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico; and agree to be bound by the terms of these provisions. Void where prohibited by law.

Submission Guidelines

Please submit three links or jpgs of your work along with material description and process. You can only submit work for one active scholarship at a time. By submitting an entry you (hereinafter referred to as “You” and “Your”) warrant and represent, to the best of your knowledge, that Your submission: (1) does not violate any applicable law, regulation, or right of any third party including but not limited to patent, copyright, trademark, publicity, privacy, or other intellectual property rights; (2) does not contain intellectual property of any company or individual without that entity’s/person’s prior written consent; (3) does not contain any names or private and/or sensitive information about an individual without that person’s prior written consent; (4) does not violate any fiduciary relationship or violate any agreement you may have; (5) does not contain any content that is or may be perceived as violent, immoral, defamatory, derogatory, obscene, offensive, illegal, sexually suggestive, obscene, or similarly inappropriate; (6) was not unsafe to make or produce; and (7) does not contain any virus, bugs, or other deleterious material.

Additionally, You represent and warrant that: (1) the submission entry was 100% entrant’s own, sole, and original work; (2) the entrant will promptly provide Autotype with all information reasonably requested by Autotype in relation to entrant’s entry; and (3) You have read, understand, and agree to be bound by these provisions and by the decision of the Autotype, which is final and binding in all respects. Any entry in violation of the above requirements and restrictions, as determined in Autotype’s sole and absolute discretion, shall be deemed void. All information submitted by entrants is subject to, and will be treated in a manner consistent with, the Autotype Terms of Service accessible at https://www.autotypedesign.com/terms and the Autotype Privacy Policy accessible at https://www.autotypedesign.com/privacy.

How We Would Like to Receive Your Entry:

Email your link or jpg to scholarship@autotypedesign.com. Please specify your name, contact telephone number, email address and mailing address. Your contact information will be held in confidence and will not be shared. Include the name of the college or university and their mailing address of the financial aid office that you are presently attending or that you’ll be attending after high school.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

By entering your entry, You voluntarily and irrevocably release, discharge, waive, relinquish, hold harmless, and absolve Autotype and its directors, employees and consultants (hereinafter, “Released Parties”) from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost, or expense (whether due to negligence or otherwise) whatsoever including without limitation, attorney’s fees, property damage, personal injury and/or death, or for breach or failure of any representation, warranty, or obligation, which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in the Scholarship, or possession, acceptance, and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Scholarship-related or prize-related activity and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement (including claims under state law moral rights provisions, as applicable), trademark infringement, or any other intellectual property-related cause of action, including without limitation in connection with entrant’s Scholarship entry and/or any prize awarded where there are (1) errors whether technical, printing, typographical, human; (2) data being lost, corrupt, misdirected, stolen, lost, late, damaged, incomplete, mutilated, or illegible; (3) hardware, software, browser, computer, server, or network failure, malfunction, congestion, delay, error, or incompatibility; and (4) any other error that results in harm to which You, or Your heirs, executors, Autotypes, and assigns, had, now have, or hereafter may have, by reason of any matter, connected in any way with the above named entrant’s Scholarship entry and participation in the Scholarship.

Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, or non-delivered entries; for interrupted or unavailable satellite, network, server, Internet Service Provider, Website, telephone, or other connections; availability, or accessibility issues resulting in miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cable transmissions, or lines; technical failures such as jumbled, corrupted, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions; computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures, technical errors or difficulties; or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network; and the incorrect or inaccurate capture or entry of information or failure to capture, store, or the loss of any such information. Entrants are expected to, and must, retain copies of all portions of their entries, and must not rely on Autotype to retain the same. Autotype is not responsible for lost or corrupted submission materials.

Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to, or resulting from, participation in the Scholarship or downloading or printing materials of any kind from, or for, the Scholarship, or use of the Website. Should any portion of the Scholarship be, in Autotype’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, technical failures, or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Autotype, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness, proper conduct, or submission of entries, Autotype and Sponsor reserve the right, at its sole discretion, to suspend, modify, or terminate the Scholarship, and select the winner from entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Autotype or Sponsor. Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Scholarship, and assume no responsibility for any error, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation, transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, or unauthorized use to the Website.

IN NO EVENT WILL RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE WEBSITE, AND/OR DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THE WEBSITE INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE SCHOLARSHIP, IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OF EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.

LICENSE

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, You hereby grant Autotype an irrevocable, perpetual, with the right of publicity, world-wide license to use, adapt, reproduce, distribute, copy, modify, create derivative works of, display, perform, exhibit, distribute, transmit, broadcast, publicly or otherwise, and to use and permit to be used, entrant’s entry, content, or any part thereof, whether alone or in combination with other materials (including but not limited to text, data, images, photographs, illustrations, graphics, video, or audio segments of any nature), in any media whatsoever and to publicly display entrant’s entry, name, picture, image, likenesses, voice, biographical information, statements, identifiable aspects, and any photograph, film, video, audio recording or other recording taken of entrant or such materials, in whole or in part, throughout the universe, for any advertising, marketing, promotional, or commercial purposes in connection with the Scholarship as determined in the sole discretion of Autotype without notice and hereby waive all claims to compensation, royalties, remuneration, consideration, notice, or permission in connection therewith.

CHOICE OF LAW

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Scholarship Rules and/or the rights and obligations of entrants, and Autotype in connection with the Scholarship, must be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine, and all proceedings must take place in the courts of the State of California. Autotype’s failure to enforce any of the terms of these Scholarship Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Any provision of these Scholarship Rules deemed unenforceable, will be enforced to the fullest extent permissible, and the remainder of these Scholarship Rules will remain in effect.

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT’S LIST

Names of scholarship recipients will be posted on Autotype’s website at www.autotypedesign.com/scholarship.