Regions Bank (NYSE:RF) is offering high school seniors and college freshman, sophomore and juniors an opportunity to both celebrate the contributions of African-Americans, and earn money to attend college. Regions will award a total of 32 Regions Riding Forward ® Scholarships to high school and college students across the 16 states served by the company. The selection is based on a competitive essay contest:
- High School seniors are eligible to apply for a $5,000 scholarship based on an essay about an African-American who has inspired them.
- College freshman, sophomores and juniors are eligible for a $2,500 scholarship based on an essay about an African-American who has inspired them and influenced their college career.
- Additional entry details, official rules and complete eligibility requirements are available on the campaign’s website, regions.com/ridingforward.
Applications for the Regions Riding Forward Scholarship will be accepted from January 20, 2014-February 27, 2014. Scholarship awards will be announced in April 2014. For more information or to see last year’s winners and essays, visit www.regions.com/ridingforward.For questions about the application, submission process or technical questions, please contact ISTS Customer Care at 855-670-ISTS (4787) or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. CT. All phone calls and emails are returned within one business day. About Regions Financial Corporation Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $117 billion in assets, is a member of the S&P 500 Index and is one of the nation’s largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, wealth management, mortgage, and insurance products and services. Regions serves customers in 16 states across the South, Midwest and Texas, and through its subsidiary, Regions Bank, operates approximately 1,700 banking offices and 2,000 ATMs. Additional information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found at www.regions.com.