U.S. Bank Now Accepting Applications for 17th Annual U.S. Bank Scholarship
College & University Pressroom
MINNEAPOLIS -- February 14, 2013
U.S. Bank announced today that it is now accepting applications for the 2013
U.S. Bank Scholarship Program, continuing its support of current and future
U.S. Bank will award $1,000 scholarships to 40 students through a random
drawing, and will present those students with their awards in August 2013.
Applications will be accepted through May 31, 2013. Students can apply online
“We are proud to continue the U.S. Bank Scholarship Program for the 17^th
consecutive year,” said Erica Opstad, vice president, Office of Corporate
Citizenship & Financial Education at U.S. Bank. “With the cost of college
tuition increasing, and number of financial aid options decreasing, it’s
important that both prospective and current college students are able to help
pay for higher education through this program.”
In 2012, the 40 scholarship winners resided in 26 states. In the program’s
17-year history, U.S. Bank has awarded nearly $500,000 in college scholarships
to students across the country.
U.S. Bank is one of the top student banking institutions in the nation,
providing a comprehensive line of student banking products including mobile
and online banking, campus ID card programs, U.S. Bank student checking and
savings and Visa Buxx® prepaid spending cards. Students and parents can find
information and tips about financial education for students on U.S. Bank’s
website – www.usbank.com/studentbanking.
About U.S. Bank
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $354 billion in assets as of December 31, 2012,
is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the 5th largest commercial bank in the
United States. The Company operates 3,084 banking offices in 25 states and
5,065 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance,
investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers,
businesses and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at usbank.com.
Nicole Garrison-Sprenger, U.S. Bank Public Relations
(612) 303-0731, email@example.com
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