For those students seeking for another possible source of college scholarship, you should try applying to the Coca−Cola Scholars Program. This year’s application for scholarship will open this August 2009 and they will only accept applicants until October 31, 2009; hence, preparing as early as now is recommended.
The Coca−Cola Scholars Program caters for seniors in high schools throughout the United States who need financial assistance for their college education. Eligible seniors are those carrying at least 3.0 GPA and anticipating a high school diploma at the time of application. Even home schooled students are welcome to apply.
Unlike other scholarship programs, the Coca−Cola Scholars Program only requires essays, official transcripts, and two letters of recommendation when applicants qualify as semi-finalists. Likewise ,this scholarship is not limited for citizens, nationals of permanent residents of United States because even students bearing status as Temporary Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants and Humanitarian Parolees are not discriminated to apply for this scholarship.
Coca-Cola awards a total pf 250 four-year achievement-based scholarships! So, imagine how big your chance is in winning one of the 250 scholarships that you can use for 4 years. The amount of Coca−Cola scholarships is $20,000 each for the 50 students who will be awarded as National Scholars and $10,000 each for the 200 students who will be designated as Regional Scholars.
For more information about the Coca−Cola Scholars Program, please visit their scholarship website.