The Student Research Foundation Personal Achievement Scholarship Competition (the %u201CCompetition%u201D) is open to all high school students who are legal residents of the United States. Applicants must: (1) describe a personal achievement story, (2) determine and explain instances of struggle or adversity, (3) and display how they overcame adversity to reach their goals. All applicants under the age of eighteen (18) or minors at the time of application must have the permission of at least one (1) of their parents and/or legal guardians to apply. By applying, applicants and/or their parents or legal guardians (if such applicants are minors) agree to accept and be bound by all terms of these Official Rules and Regulations (%u201COfficial Rules%u201D). Employees (and their immediate families and household members, whether or not related) of Student Research Foundation, their parent, subsidiary or affiliated entities, advertising or promotion agencies, are not eligible to apply or win. Void where prohibited. Competition is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.