MINNEAPOLIS, Oct 09, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- U.S. Bank's 12th annual Internet scholarship program is now
accepting applications. Eligible high school seniors can now go online
to access this source of college scholarship dollars at
www.usbank.com/studentbanking. The U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship
program, available only through the Internet, will award up to 30
college scholarships valued at $1,000 each to graduates of the high
school class of 2008. Scholarship awards for the past 11 years total
more than $290,000.
"With the cost of a college education continuing to rise, a $1,000
scholarship from U.S. Bank helps students and parents cover the cost,"
said Beth Dinndorf, manager of U.S. Bank Student Banking. "Students
and parents can use U.S. Bank's powerful search engine found at
www.usbank.com/studentbanking to locate many scholarship programs. As
a leader in providing student loans for more than 40 years, U.S. Bank
is committed to helping students and families achieve their higher
The U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship Program application is
available exclusively via the Internet between now and February 29,
2008. Internet access is available at most high schools and public
libraries at no charge.
Scholarship award recipients are selected through a random drawing
process. Students who plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year
college in the fall of 2008 in a full-time course of study are
eligible to apply. They must also be a United States citizen or
permanent resident alien, and graduate from high school during the
2007-2008 academic year. Visit the web site at
www.usbank.com/studentbanking for additional scholarship information.
Recipients of a U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship will be notified of
their selection during the spring of 2008. Only high school seniors
are eligible for this scholarship program.
U.S. Bank is one of the top student banking institutions in the
nation, providing a comprehensive line of student banking products
including student loans, campus ID card programs, Internet banking,
U.S. Bank student checking and savings, and Visa Buxx(R) prepaid
spending cards. U.S. Bank student loans offer quality toll-free
customer service, state-of-the-art loan processing, online application
accessibility, and a variety of repayment options that offer savings
to borrowers. Student loan products include Federal Stafford, PLUS,
Consolidation, and Supplemental education loans.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with assets of $223 billion, is the 6th
largest commercial bank in the United States. The company operates
2,499 banking offices and 4,867 ATMs, and provides a comprehensive
line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and
payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions.
U.S. Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank. Visit U.S. Bancorp on
the web at www.usbank.com.
SOURCE: U.S. Bank
Amy Frantti, 612-303-0733