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Reskill America: Application Terms & Conditions

1. Introduction

  • 1.1 Career Karma recognizes that a suitable computer or laptop is crucial to job training success and this gift is aimed at prospective career transitioners from underserved communities that have been impacted by COVID-19 who do not currently own one.
    • 1.2 The Reskill America laptop scholarship provides eligible applicants with a laptop to begin and complete a Career Karma partner job training program of their choosing.
      • 1.3 The gift is provided in the form of a laptop as nominated by Career Karma.

        2. Eligibility Criteria

        • 2.1 In order to be eligible for a laptop:
          • 2.1.1 the applicant must identify with at least one of the following groups:
            • women
            • underrepresented racial and ethnic groups
              • African American/Black
              • Hispanic/Latinx
              • Native American/Alaskan
              • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
            • low-income households
            • persons with disabilities
            • veterans
          • 2.1.2 the applicant must have lost a job, have gotten their hours reduced, are unable to find employment, or have been furloughed due to COVID-19
          • 2.1.3 the applicant must be able to prove enrollment on a full-time, part-time, or self-paced basis in one of Career Karma’s participating partner job training programs found here in the calendar month the laptop is awarded with an upcoming start date
            • Participating schools are:
              • Thinkful
              • Flatiron School
              • Kenzie Academy
              • General Assembly
              • Springboard
              • Sabio
              • BrainStation
              • Rithm School
              • App Academy
              • Hack Reactor
              • Galvanize
              • SV Academy
              • Prehired
              • Bottega
          • 2.1.4 the applicant must not already own a personal computer/laptop
          • 2.1.5 the applicant must be US-based
        • 2.2 Any determination on eligibility of an applicant shall be made by Career Karma whose decision shall be final.

          3. Application Process

          • 3.1 Applications for the laptop shall be made in writing in the form determined by Career Karma. (Currently an online form, available on the website https://careerkarma.com/reskill-america/apply).
            • 3.2 Applications must be submitted at least 14 days prior to the applicant’s scheduled job training program start date.
              • 3.3 Career Karma’s decision to accept or reject an application shall be final.
                • 3.4 By submitting an application, the applicant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions.

                  4. Award of the Laptop

                  • 4.1 The laptop shall be awarded on a first-come, first-served rolling basis depending on the availability of laptops and funding.
                    • 4.2 The laptop shall be awarded on financial need and completeness of submitted application materials as determined by Career Karma in its absolute discretion. The decision made by Career Karma shall be final.
                      • 4.3 Career Karma shall announce on Career Karma’s website successful recipients of the laptops on the first of each calendar month the laptops are awarded.
                        • 4.4 The successful recipients of the laptops will be notified in writing and subject to compliance with clause 7.2, provided with the laptop within 14 days of the announcement. Recipients must accept or reject the offer within 14 days of being notified. Failure to respond within the aforementioned period may result in the scholarship offer being withdrawn and reassigned.
                          • 4.5 In accepting the laptop, the successful recipient agrees to be bound by any terms and conditions placed on the laptop by Career Karma.
                            • 4.5.1 the recipient’s failure to continue to meet eligibility requirements (i.e. failure to enroll or become unenrolled in a qualifying job training program), determined by Career Karma, prior to the completion of the job training program is subject to the recipient’s return of the rewarded laptop back to Career Karma.
                          • 4.6 Career Karma can elect to cease providing laptops at any time without further notice.

                            5. Application of the Laptop

                            • 5.1 the successful applicant must utilize the laptop towards completing program requirements and course materials of the enrolled job training program.

                              6. Release

                              • 6.1 Career Karma is not liable for the payment of any tax or any other obligations the successful applicant may incur as a result of accepting the laptop. The successful applicant must seek appropriate financial advice prior to accepting the laptop.

                                7. Promotion

                                • 7.1 The details of the recipient of the laptop, including name, school, program, Career Karma post(s), photograph, and video will be used by Career Karma for promotional purposes, including but not limited to Career Karma’s website, GoFundMe, Reskill America campaign materials, social media channels, blog, print and electronic media.
                                  • 7.2 It is a precondition of the award of the laptop that the recipient provides their details including name, school, program, Career Karma post(s), photograph, and video to Career Karma for use in accordance with clause 7.1.
                                    • 7.3 By accepting the laptop, the recipient expressly agrees and consents to Career Karma using their details including name, school, program, Career Karma post(s), photograph, and video for promotional purposes as set out in clause 7.1.
                                      • 7.4 Career Karma agrees that it shall in no way use the details provided in accordance with clause 7.2 for any purpose other than as set out in clause 7.1 without the express written consent of the recipient.
                                        • 7.5 The recipient waives the right to inspect or approve the finished product, the advertising copy or other matter that may be used in connection therewith or the use to which it may be applied.

                                          8. Privacy

                                          • 8.1 Career Karma’s privacy policy applies to all applications for the laptop received by Career Karma.
                                            • 8.2 A copy of Career Karma’s privacy policy will be provided to you upon written request or alternatively can be found at https://careerkarma.com/privacy-policy
                                              • 8.3 By making an application, the applicant consents to Career Karma using the information contained in the application to verify the eligibility of the applicant including, without limitation, consenting to Career Karma contacting the relevant job training program to verify the accuracy of the application.

                                                9. Further Information