The 2015-2016 Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes ended on May 13, 2016

Winners have been or will be notified. For a list of winners, click here.

For the twelfth consecutive year, SunTrust will be offering the Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes. Students can enter for a chance win a $500 scholarship for education expenses at a 2 or 4 year public or private college/university located in the U.S.

What: Students can enter to win 30 separate drawings for a $500 scholarship for education expenses. Two winners will be randomly chosen every two weeks throughout the sweepstakes period.
Who: Entrants can be either:
  • High school seniors planning to attend college in the fall of 2017, or
  • Current college students continuing undergraduate studies in the fall of 2017
When: Two winners will be chosen every two weeks from Oct. 28, 2016 - May 12, 2017
Details: Sweepstakes details are:
  • Registration begins September 12th and the first drawing is held on October 28th
  • Free to enter — eligibility is not based on GPA or financial need
  • Checks made payable to winner's college of attendance
  • Official Rules for the 2016-2017 for Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes will be posted when the sweepstakes starts again.

Scholarship Sweepstakes available from SunTrust Bank. Certain restrictions and limitations may apply. SunTrust Bank reserves the right to change or discontinue these programs without notice.

Paying for college can be a challenge, SunTrust can help navigate the options.

  • Money Management

    Before you look into paying for your college expenses, it's important to know how much money you'll need. Our money management resources, tools, and budgeting tips can help.

  • Financial Aid Tools

    Use our college tuition guide and step-by-step guide to payning for college for planning advice on how to avoid getting too over-burdened with debt before you've earned a degree.

  • Scholarships & Grants

    Before you get a loan, we encourage you to try getting scholarships and grants first. Our list of online resources can help. You can also register for our SunTrust Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes.