Regions will once again celebrate Black History Month by offering the Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest. There will be 16 high school seniors in states with Regions branches who will each receive a $5,000 scholarship. Sixteen students who are current freshmen, sophomores or juniors who live in or attend college in states with Regions branches will each receive a $3,500 scholarship.
To enter the contest, students will write an essay about an African-American who has inspired and motivated them. For more information, visit regions.com/ridingforward. Contest runs January 18 through February 25, 2016. Please note it will be January 18, before students can begin submitting their essays via the website.