Regions Riding Forward® Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Date:
    02/14/2017

Regions is proud to celebrate Black History Month by honoring those who continue to make history every single day. To empower the next generation of leaders, we’re awarding scholarships to high school and college students to help them create legacies of their own.

Tell us about an African-American who has inspired you, and you could win a $5,000 or $3,500 college scholarship through the Regions Riding Forward® Scholarship Essay Contest.

Your essay should, in 500 words or less:
a) address how an African-American has been an inspiration in your life, and
b) discuss the contributions of the African-American individual who has served to inspire and motivate you.

High School Seniors
Regions will award $5,000 scholarships to 15 high school seniors who live in states with Regions branches and will attend an accredited college in the U.S. during the 2017-2018 academic school year.

College Students
Regions will award $3,500 scholarships to 15 freshmen, sophomores or juniors who permanently reside in, or currently attend an accredited college in, states with Regions branches and will attend an accredited college in the U.S. during the 2017-2018 academic school year.

Learn more at regions.com/ridingforward