SunTrust will award 30 individual $500 scholarships for education expenses. Two winners will be randomly chosen every two weeks throughout the sweepstakes period which runs from October 28, 2016, through May 12, 2017. Checks are made payable to the university the student is attending.

Students should enter one time during each two-week drawing period. Each entry is only for one drawing period.


Registration begins Sept. 14th and the first drawing is held on Oct. 30th

Free to enter — eligibility is not based on GPA or financial need

  • Entrants must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident, at least 13 years of age and have a permanent residence in one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia (DC)
  • One entry per sweepstakes drawing, but students can register during each sweepstakes drawing period
  • Eligible colleges: U.S. Department of Education Title IV eligible, 2 and 4 year public and private college and university located in one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia (DC)

Read the 2015-2016 Official Rules.

Application Deadline

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Scholarship Website

Year Available

High School Senior

Scholarships for students in the following states

North Carolina
South Carolina
West Virginia
Washington D.C.

Award Amounts

$500 (30)