Black History Scholarship Essay

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest*

The contest deadline is February 29, 2020

Who inspires you?

Is there a particular African-American who inspires you?

Write about an African-American who has inspired and motivated you for the opportunity to earn a $5,000 or $3,500 scholarship. Essays should be 500 words or less and should:

  1. Address how an African-American has been an inspiration in your life.
  2. 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 2020-2021 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 2020-2021 academic school year.

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