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Offered by Regions Bank
Are you a Black, college-bound high school senior or current college student who will be enrolled in an accredited university for this upcoming academic year? If so, you may be eligible for the Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Contest! Each year, the contest awards $5,000 to the top 30 high school applicants and $3,500 to the top 30 college applicants. In order to apply, you must submit an essay (500 words or less) or a video (3 minutes or less) about a Black American individual that has inspired you and their contributions. The scholarship is offered by Regions Bank, a banking service dedicated to keeping customers first, providing tech-driven convenience, and being a strong community partner.
Bear in mind that you must reside or attend a college in a state with Regions full-service branches in order to apply. To find out whether or not your state is eligible, keep on reading. If it is, we encourage you to apply!
This scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled in an accredited university for the upcoming academic year. Applicants must also reside or attend college in a state with Regions full service branches, which include those listed below. Lastly, you must meet the below eligibility requirements.
HS Seniors, College Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
US Citizens, Permanent Residents
Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas
To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application in addition to the below application materials. If they choose, applicants may submit a video (three minutes or less) instead of the essay described below.
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