Coca Cola Scholarship Overview

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The Coca Cola Scholarship is one of the largest business-supported, merit-based college scholarship programs in the U.S.A..

There are very high dollar awards ($20,000) given nationally and even $10,000 amounts awarded regionally.

Smaller awards ($1-2,0000) are available for two year community college programs which are often overlooked by private scholarship programs.

First generation Native American students have an attractive $5,000 award program available.

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How Can I Differentiate Myself?

Given the attractive award amounts you can be assured the competition will be stiff. To differentiate yourself be sure to emphasize your leadership skills and experience. Highlight the specific ways you both care and have taken action to make a difference in your community.

As you'll see in the detailed requirements the more accomplished you are in the classroom the better your chances.

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How to Find the Most Free Money for College

If you fit the profile of an academically proven, socially conscious future leader with this above average award amount this private scholarship program can be time well spent. However, just because the competition is so intense the chances are good you won't be selected.

It is important to not be discouraged and give up on your search for scholarship resources. For instance, did you know that private scholarships cover less than 3% of the cost of college?

Instead go to where the most free money for college grants and scholarships are AND where you'll have the best chances of success.

Check out my free webinar to learn more about the proven strategies that will equip you with a successful game plan in your college scholarship search.

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Coke Scholarship Program Overview
Coca Cola Scholarship Program
Coca Cola Native American Scholarship Program

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What Clients Are Saying



“…without your involvement, we never would have thought to approach the college directly…. We got the documentation together to obtain residency, created letters to send and were granted residency which translated to $20,000 in savings.

THEN we went back and said, 'don’t take away her out-of-state scholarship just because she is now a resident' and got OSU to maintain the $7,000 scholarship".

"We would like to express our appreciation for the service that our daughter received.

She is our first child to go through the college application process, and it was very intimidating for our whole family. You were able to create a clear, understandable path for our daughter.

As a result of all of this hard work, our daughter was offered three presidential scholarships at various colleges, including a full tuition scholarship to a private college.

Thanks again, and we look forward to working with you on our son's upcoming college search."

"HWS presented an above average financial aid award, however, it included some work study. With your guidance, I went back and asked that the work study be converted to either grant or scholarship to relieve the financial burden while allowing my daughter to focus on academics.

They came back with the conversion AND continued to keep her eligible for an equal amount of money through work study."