Website Terms of Use (for student services portion of the platform only)


These terms and conditions (the “Agreement”) constitute an agreement between Scholarship America (the “Organization”) and you and govern your use of the service and all information, tools, resources and other items offered at the ChapterNet Site (the “Site”). The Site enables individuals seeking information about and access to scholarship opportunities through the Organization’s Dollars for Scholars program and other open scholarships managed by the Organization’s Scholarship Management Services division.

READ BEFORE USE. If you wish to make use of the Site, then please read this Agreement. By using this Site, you represent, warrant, understand, agree to and accept all terms and conditions contained herein. If you object to anything in this Agreement or the Organization’s Privacy Policy, do not use the Site. This Agreement is subject to change at any time, effective upon posting on the Site, and your use of the Site after such posting will constitute acceptance by you of such changes. By using the Site, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority and capacity to enter into this Agreement. The Organization reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site (or any part thereof) with or without notice.  You agree that the Organization will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Site.

DISCLAIMER. The Organization does not guarantee or make any representation or warranty that any individual will receive or obtain a scholarship through use of the Site. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND THE ORGANIZATION DOES NOT MAKE ANY, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES REGARDING THE SITE AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN. You expressly agree not to hold the Organization and its officers, directors, and agents liable for any instruction, advice or services delivered which originated through the Site.

USERS. You are responsible for the data you provide in your profile, which is the information used to evaluate your scholarship applications. You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself.  By using the Site, you understand that the online profile created by you and the information you provide contains confidential personal data. Accordingly, you hereby represent that you have the authority to provide such information and hereby authorize the Organization to review the information in such profile for the purpose of determining eligibility for scholarships. You also understand and agree that the Organization may transfer, store and process such profile data in any of its offices in conjunction with the selection process for a scholarship and as set forth in the Privacy Policy. Your account is for your sole, personal use. You agree not to authorize others to use your account, and you may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity.

RELEASE. Problems concerning the services or information you receive from individual Dollars for Scholars chapters or other scholarship sponsors are not the Organization’s responsibility. By using this Site, you represent, understand, and expressly agree to hold the Organization harmless for any claim or controversy that may arise from any disputes between you and any other user(s) of the Site.

WEBSITE LINKS. The Site contains links to other websites and to material contained on other websites. The Organization is not responsible for the content of such other websites and disclaims all liability in respect to such content and of any other websites or content which you may be able to access from the Site. 

INDEMNIFICATION. By agreeing to the terms of this Agreement, users of the Site agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Organization, its directors, officers, employees, and agents from and against any and all claim, loss, expense or demand of liability, including attorneys’ fees and costs, incurred by the Organization in connection with any claim by a third party (including an intellectual property claim) arising out of use of the Site by you in violation of this Agreement or in violation of any applicable law.

CHOICE OF LAW AND VENUE. By using the Site, you agree that any dispute arising out of the Site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Minnesota, without regard to its conflict of law provisions, and you expressly agree and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the Minnesota State and Federal Courts, and the Hennepin County Courts, for the resolution of any such dispute.

NOT PARTNERS. Nothing in this Agreement makes either party the partner, joint venturer, agent, legal representative, employer, contractor or employee of the other. This Agreement will be binding on and will inure to the benefit of the legal representatives, successors and assigns of the parties hereto.