Back to School Social Sweepstakes - Official Rules



  • Sponsor: NVIDIA Corporation on behalf of itself and its affiliates.
  • Social Media: Refers to Instagram and Facebook only.
  • Time Period (for submission of entries): 10:00AM on August 2nd, 2021 to 11:59 PM on October 15th, 2021 (Singapore Standard Time).

1. You must be a legal resident of INDIA, INDONESIA, PHILIPPINES, SINGAPORE, THAILAND, VIETNAM, and you must be eighteen (18) or older to be eligible to participate in this promotion. This promotion is open to individuals only. No team entries and no corporate or institutional entries are permitted in this promotion. Employees of Sponsor, its affiliates, and their respective contractors, service providers and professional advisors connected with this promotion, as well as members of their immediate families and/or households, are NOT eligible to enter.

2. The prize of this promotion consists of the following: Up to one hundred and ten (110) instant winners will  win one (1) Steam voucher worth of US$60 or Matlab* student version based on availability and winner’s region. 

*More details on Matlab usage and the student version user terms and conditions are given below in section 11 and 12.

Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The winner of each prize may not request a substitute prize as its cash equivalent. NVIDIA reserves the right to substitute any of the prizes with any article or service of similar or greater value at its sole discretion. Prize(s) may not be assigned or transferred.

3. To enter this promotion, you must:

Follow us on social media (Instagram and Facebook) at @NvidiaGeForceID, @NvidiaGeForceIN, @NvidiaGeForcePH, @NvidiaGeForceSG, @NvidiaGeForceTH, @NvidiaGeForceVN.

Look out for prompts in our posts to share, tag or answer questions.
Answer as many of our prompts as often as you like. Each entry is a chance to win.

Each entrant will be allowed one (1) direct entry per 24 hours. All entries, must be submitted via social media  within the specified timeline.

As long as the country is specified in this document as a participating eligible country, the entries made on the respective local NVIDIA Social Media handle on Facebook and Instagram (e.g. @NVIDIAGeForceSG) will also constitute as an entry across these platforms.

The winners will be posted on NVIDIA GeForce Social Media handle (Instagram and Facebook) of participating countries (INDIA, INDONESIA, PHILIPPINES, SINGAPORE, THAILAND, VIETNAM) by October 22nd, 2021. Physical prizes may not be shipped to winners until after the sweepstakes has ended at 11:59 PM on October 15th, 2021 (Singapore Standard Time). Due to complications from COVID-19 or any other unforeseen circumstances, physical prizes may take longer than expected to ship. Please expect delay/s, but we will do our best to get physical prizes to our winners in a timely manner.

4. The winners will be randomly drawn by a representative of NVIDIA, whose decision will be final and binding in all respects, from all entries in a random draw. The winners will be notified by private message on social media within twenty-four (24) hours after the draw. Each winner must respond to NVIDIA’s social media notification within two (2) days from the time the notification message is sent, or prize will be forfeited and will be awarded to an alternate winner.

5. By entering this promotion you expressly consent to NVIDIA's collection, processing and use of your personal information that you provide in connection with this promotion (including, but not limited to, your full name, address of residency, email address, and phone number) . You expressly consent to disclosure of your name on a winners list and making such list available to the public) under the terms of NVIDIA’s privacy policy, which can be accessed at

6. NVIDIA makes no warranty or representation with regard to any of the prizes and is not liable if you experience technical difficulties, due to reasons not attributable to NVIDIA, including but not limited to manufacturing defects, model incompatibility, and any restrictions imposed by the manufacturer.

7. NVIDIA reserves the right to terminate this promotion if fraud, technical failures or any other factors beyond NVIDIA's reasonable control impair the integrity of the promotion as determined by NVIDIA in its sole discretion. Entries made under multiple identities or through the use of any other device or artifice to enter multiple times will be deemed invalid. If the winner is an online entrant, the winning online entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the Social Media handle from which the entry was made. The authorized Social Media handle holder is deemed as the natural person who is assigned to a Social Media handle by an internet access provider, service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning social media handles or the domain associated with the Social Media handle. NVIDIA shall not be responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any online service or web site, inability to submit the online entry form, or any other error or malfunction, or any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this sweepstakes, or for late, lost, stolen, postage due, illegible or misdirected entries. If this sweepstakes or any web site associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or otherwise does not permit entry in the sweepstakes, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in NVIDIA’s sole opinion, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper operation of this contest, NVIDIA reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this sweepstakes or any portion thereof. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any online service or web site or undermine the legitimate operation of this sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, NVIDIA reserves the right to seek damages and/or other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

8. The winner of this promotion is solely responsible for any and all applicable taxes and government charges that result from his/her receipt and/or use of the prize. NVIDIA reserves the right to withhold and deduct such taxes and charges from the prize, and/or request necessary documentation if and to the extent required by law.

9. The sponsor of this promotion is NVIDIA Corporation on behalf of itself and its affiliates.

10. These rules are governed by the laws of the State of Delaware, United States of America, without giving effect to conflicts of law rules. Entrants submit themselves to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts sitting in Santa Clara, CA.

NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) is the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies. Visit NVIDIA online at:

11.  MATLAB® combines a desktop environment tuned for iterative analysis and design processes with a programming language that expresses matrix and array mathematics directly.  Directly access NVIDIA® GPUs from MATLAB with over 700 built-in functions.

MATLAB enables you to use NVIDIA GPUs to accelerate AI, deep learning, and other computationally intensive applications without having to be a CUDA® expert. 

Explore your campus wide license to access the full capabilities of MATLAB with NVIDIA GPUs.

With MATLAB, Simulink® and their product families you can:

  • Artificial Intelligence: Design AI models and AI-driven systems.
  • Automated Driving Systems: Design, simulate and test automated driving systems.
  • Data Science: Explore data, build machine learning models, do predictive analytics.
  • Machine learning: Train models, tune parameters and deploy to production or the edge.
  • Image Processing and Computer Vision: Acquire, process and analyze images and videos for algorithm development and system design.
  • Deep Learning: Data preparation, design, simulate and deployment for deep neural networks.
  • Internet of Things: Connect embedded devices to the internet and gain insight from your data.
  • Design, test, optimize, implement and verify Robotics, Autonomous systems, Control systems, Mechatronics, Wireless Communications, Mixed-Signal Systems, Embedded Systems, and Power Electronics Control Systems etc.

MATLAB and Simulink are registered trademarks of The MathWorks, Inc. See for a list of additional trademarks. Other product or brand names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

12. Matlab student version user terms and conditions:

  • The campaign provides (lucky draw winners) the MATLAB and Simulink Student Suite: Includes MATLAB, Simulink, and 10 of the most widely used add-on products for control systems, signal and image processing, statistics, optimization, and symbolic math. You can purchase additional add-ons.
  • MATLAB student licenses give you access to the tools that professional engineers and scientists use in fields such as aerospace, automotive, electronics, financial services, and biotech. You can use them in your courses and to build important career skills.
  • Student Licenses may be licensed by students enrolled in degree-granting educational institutions, or primary and secondary schools, or those participating in a continuing education program at a degree-granting educational institution. A Licensee may use the Programs only on a single physical (not virtual) Computer owned or leased by the student.
  • The license, 
    • Is not for government, commercial, academic faculty and staff, or other organizational use.
    • Is not for profit or revenue-generating activities.
    • May be used by teachers and students at primary and secondary schools.

Please visit for more information. Also view the user guide (aka “Program Offering Guide”)for more usage instruction.