Wells Fargo $520,000 Give Away To Pay For College Program

Posted By Urban News Hour | April 5, 2013

Wells Fargo is expanding its CollegeSTEPS® program, giving 520 high school students from all over the U.S. the chance to win a $1,000 cash prize to help pay for college or other expenses.

A total of $520,000 will be given away. Students are automatically entered in the sweepstakes when they enroll in Wells Fargo’s CollegeSTEPS program, which provides regular, helpful college planning and money management tips for parents and students, including how to find scholarships, apply for financial aid, make campus visits, save and budget and manage student loans.

“There is no question that tuition costs continue to rise across the country. Attending college degree can increase one’s earning potential and decrease the likelihood of unemployment,” said John Rasmussen, Wells Fargo Education Financial Services. “Wells Fargo is committed to helping customers make their dreams of a college education become a reality.

For years, the CollegeSTEPS program has provided students and their families with information and tools.  We’re proud to provide this additional opportunity for students who want to earn a college degree.”

Eligible high school students between the ages of 14 and 20 are automatically entered for a chance to win $1,000 when they enroll in the CollegeSTEPS program by visiting www.wellsfargo.com/expandedcollegesteps.com.  The sweepstakes runs between April 1, 2013, and June 30, 2013. If high school students are already enrolled in the CollegeSTEPS program and want to enter the expanded sweepstakes, they should visit:

www.wellsfargo.com/expandedcollegesteps.com and re-enroll by June 30, 2013. A total of 520 winners will be chosen and notified in August 2013. No purchase is necessary to enter or win. For complete sweepstakes rules, visit www.wellsfargo.com/expandedcollegesteps.com.

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