Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway


October 18, 2021

Awards Available: 6

  • Scholarship Description
  • College ain't cheap. So if you're a student 18-24 years old who needs a hand with tuition, you're exactly the type of person we want to help out with some extra cash. Want it? Need it? Here’s how you get it in three easy steps: Create a profile, share your goals, and upload your video. Your goal is what you want to dedicate yourself to achieving. It could be anything from going to veterinary school to keep animals healthy and happy to become a Top 40 musician. No goal is too big or too small. Just keep your responses under 350 characters. Selected finalists will travel to the Dude Perfect headquarters in Texas to compete in a pass competition to win up to $125,000 intuition (one per winner). There are also three (3) $75,000 Runner-Up Prizes (one per runner-up). For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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  • Scholarship Committee
  • One Scholarship Way
  • P.O. Box 297
  • St. Peter, TX 56082
  • 800-696-5891

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Grace C.  on 10/7/2020 2:42:12 PM

My name is Grace, and I am currently a freshman in college. I am pursuing a degree in Automotive Collision Repair and Business Management. It is my dream to eventually run my own body shop in the future. My family has always been in financial trouble and I could use this scholarship to pay for some of my debts that I already have from college. I am working hard on staying ahead in my classes and putting my best effort forward. I could use this scholarship so my parents don't have to scrap together to help with money to make sure that I have food, gas, tools and monthly tuition bills paid. Thank you for the consideration and your time.

Monica M  on 10/7/2020 2:10:20 PM

Hey my name is Monica! I am a currently a high school senior. I have already been accepted to the university of my choice. I have always worked hard to keep my grades up and go the extra mile in my academic journey. I average a 4.07 GPA and i am 15 in my weighted rank. If i were to win this scholarship it would definitely mean my hard work has payed off and it will take away any additional stress for my upcoming years attending my university so that i may focus on my studies and futre.

Kathia Lisbeth G  on 10/7/2020 1:51:54 PM

I am a premedical college student at Lone Star College where I am currently taking my basics. The reason I am applying to the scholarship is because I do not have the funds to continue my education. I am first-generation in college from my entire family of 12+ people. This scholarship would help me continue my career to become a Neurosurgeon who helps and cures deadly diseases and illness.

Brianna B  on 10/6/2020 8:17:54 PM

I am a senior in high school and would really need this scholarship for college.

Denzel R  on 10/6/2020 12:51:29 PM

I am trying to transfer to a four-year university. I still have not finished community college, but I cannot truly invest myself in the program I am currently enrolled in. I am trying to pay the remaining balances I have, as well as the loans I had taken out. My parents are retiring soon before I even graduate college, so I want to lessen their financial burden, as they are growing old and frail. Most especially, I do not want to have regrets staying enrolled in my current program, but rather choosing to follow my own path, so I can carve out possibilities for others in the future to come.

Nadia A  on 10/6/2020 12:13:21 PM

I'm a high school senior in Texas. I come from a family that has worked there entire life to get what they want. I'm the second child in my family and I will be the first to go to college. I'm applying for this scholarship because my mom is a single mom and she is trying her best to get me where I want to be and so that I can become successful in life. I have watched my mom and my family struggle to get what they want. This scholarship would help me and my mom out so much.

Alyssa H.  on 10/6/2020 10:38:30 AM

I graduated high school in the class of 2020. I am taking a gap year and I'm trying to make money to help pay for college. My family has run into some financial problems throughout my four years of high school. I want to be able that I can attend college and can pay for college. My college is a very expensive which I chose to help me set up my future, but want to ensure I have enough money to pay for all four years in order for me to graduate.

Victoria B  on 10/5/2020 7:43:11 PM

my dram school is such an expensive college but I know I am meant to be there. It will encourage me in my future and keep me on track. The only issue is that I am paying for tuition all on my own.

Nicholia M  on 10/5/2020 2:23:23 PM

This would be my first time going to University (due to me only being a senior in Highschool). I see that others probably need it more then I do since they are returners to college, but I'd love to have the same opportunity as they do so that I would be the first Aerospace Engineer in my family. Also, my dad absolutely loves Dr. Pepper and drink a Two Liter ever other day!

Johnathan B  on 3/12/2020 4:19:26 PM

I am a returning College student, I had to take a break from school because of finances. College is very expensive especially when you are a minority in society. I am the first-generation cyber security major in my family. This college transition has taken a toll on my family as a whole. I have been applying to various scholarships to help relieve some of the debt that I have to pay back and to support my tuition of the upcoming fall semester.

Michael Johnson, Jr.  on 3/12/2020 1:28:27 PM

Coming from a family that knows the importance of education but doesn't have the necessary financial means to see me through is honestly heartbreaking. It is my mission to become a second-generation college student and first-generation law student and this generous scholarship would help me reach that goal of mine. As a senior in high school, I'm excited about my future but the financial burden is almost too much. This scholarship will allow me to graduate college with a degree in Political Science, which will ease the financial burden of law school.

Kiah H  on 3/12/2020 1:47:35 AM

I am applying for this scholarship as a high school senior headed off to college this upcoming fall. My single mother has just recently put my older brother into his first year of college and to make things more expensive she is going to back to college herself to further her education in the medical field. The last thing I want for my mother right now is to put another college tuition on her plate. I would like to pursue my dreams of having a high education without the burden of money. THANKS FOR CONSIDERING ME!

Kevin V  on 3/11/2020 1:05:46 PM

I am a senior in high school & I am trying to figure out how to pay off the debt I am going to have. I already working two jobs in order to save more money.

Hailey A  on 3/11/2020 8:31:38 AM

I have been accepted into a costly school but it will completely set me up for my future. This college offers studying abroad where I can go work hands on for my major.

Anna P.  on 3/10/2020 7:14:23 AM

I am applying for this scholarship so I can hopefully attend an IV league college of my choosing. My mother is unemployed and I have financial aid as well. Hopefully, this scholarship will aid me in attending the right college/university for me so I can accomplish my dream.

Nathan W  on 3/9/2020 7:05:30 PM

I applied for this scholarship, but their process is very unproductive if you will. They do not tell you much of anything after you upload your video to their website. You find out nothing until you see the finalists on national television during the conference championship weekend throwing footballs at the target like they're basketballs (if you aren't a sports fanatic, that's not the right way to do that). If you are studying for a career that will keep you in school for a long time (nursing, lawyer, etc.) or if you go to a big-time football and expensive university (Baylor, TCU, Oklahoma, etc.) then the odds are more in your favor with this scholarship. A little order and transparency would be nice, especially since this scholarship is on a national level.

Jacob Rice  on 3/9/2020 1:12:55 AM

I really need money because college is expensive.

Savannah R  on 3/6/2020 5:21:14 PM

I am with Eric S. We make too much for financial help as well but don't make enough for college. I was accepted into a 4-year college of my choice, one that offers my field of study, but it cost $25,000+ a year....that's over $100,000 for my 4-year stay. I will apply because I worked too hard (3.8 GPA) to not at least try. I graduate high school in May and would like to start my college classes this Fall.

Eric S  on 3/3/2020 9:31:21 PM

I've been backed into a corner in relations to my future. Either I work for the rest of my life with no higher education or I go 90,000 into debt because there is only one school that offers what I need. We have too much for financial aid but too little to afford college. I had everything planned but then they back fired and I missed crucial scholarship opportunities because of my first plans failing.

Kayla K  on 2/24/2020 2:50:38 PM

As a first generation American, I am excited to have the opportunity to get an education and want to take advantage of pursuing a college education, which has become a must in helping to stymie the recurring cycle of poverty in my community. The only way to do that is through better educating myself. I applied for this scholarship so I can go to college without worrying how I will pay for it and without taking a loan and further plunging my family and myself in debt. I trust I will be given consideration and the opportunity to make a dream of pursuing law reality.

Autumn J  on 2/24/2020 11:03:23 AM

I am applying for this scholarship for school so I can pursue my career without the stress of how I am going to pay for it. I want to be able to focus on my studies instead of trying to figure out how I’ll pay off my loans. This Scholarship with give me financial peace and the opportunity to put my all into my school work and enjoy learning my career path. Thanks for considering me.

Ronald M.  on 2/22/2020 11:04:20 AM

I Just graduated from Keiser University with a Master's in Criminal Justice. I have enrolled in a Ph.D program at Keiser University. My goal is to get on a commission for criminal justice reform. I chances are better with a Ph.D. I am still paying on my loan for my Master's. getting a scholarship would greatly help me focus on my studies and not worry about all of the money that I have to repay.

Sarah V.  on 2/20/2020 2:19:44 PM

I am applying to this scholarship because I am a senior in high school planning to pursue a career as a Physician Assistant, however, paying for college is currently an issue which is why I am applying for this scholarship.

Nathaly L  on 2/19/2020 8:06:33 PM

I'm a high school senior and will be the first generation that goes to college in my family. I consider myself as a responsible, content, hard working, determined, brave, courageous, confident, mature, and humble person. I also enjoy spending time with my family and friends, going to church and getting involved in activities that help me be more confident as a person. However, I need this scholarship to help pay my college career in order to pursue my career in the education field. This scholarship would not only help me, but it would also help my family.

Alexa H  on 2/17/2020 8:57:43 PM

Hi I’m Applying for this scholarship to help with my tuition. I’m glad to have the opportunity to go to college. Thanks for considering me.

Jon-David Freeman  on 2/17/2020 8:48:58 PM

I am a high school senior and has been accepted and signed to play football at Huntingdon College. However the scholarship I have received is not full amount. Huntingdon is a private institute and any scholarship I can receive is greatly appreciated. We are a middle class family and do not qualify for any aid. Any additional funding would assist my family in my plan to continue my education.

Jake C  on 2/15/2020 12:30:14 PM

I am currently a high school junior in hopes of achieving great things. With this scholarship, I can pursue my career of religious studies as well as aviation. This scholarship would not only help me, but I plan to help many others with it. This scholarship would help me get a head start on my life and my future family's life, which is very important to me!

Stefanie I  on 2/13/2020 8:43:02 PM

Applying, I'm senior in highschool and already accepted to UC Berkeley as top 2% students. We are middle income family who do not receive any financial aid and the sticker price is way too expensive.

Evan E.  on 2/13/2020 4:46:54 PM

I am currently a senior in high school and I plan to pursue a career in either business or law; however ,money is a big deciding factor in what I do.

Wylie F  on 2/13/2020 2:23:04 PM

I am applying for this scholarship because I am senior in high school. I want to pursue a career in Animal science and the only things preventing me from doing so are financial reasons.

Lauren W.  on 2/13/2020 12:12:12 PM

Anything can be achieved if you work hard enough for it. That is if you have the money and resources to do the hard work. From what I have been told, I have an incredible work ethic and I find myself to be very ambitious but so many opportunities have been lost due to lack of finances to support my dream. With this scholarship, I would be able to continue my hard work and attend a university that would provide all the proper tools I would need to get to where I want to be as an actor.

Hannah W  on 2/11/2020 11:39:50 AM

I am applying for this scholarship because I am currently a freshman at a four year university. My goal is to graduate with a degree in Education and become those who help the next rising generation. I plan on teaching elementary level. I am willing to work as hard as I can or do whatever it takes!

Alicyn C  on 2/8/2020 3:33:22 PM

I haven’t applied for any scholarships at the time but I’ve been searching. I want to make a better life for my children and myself.

Daniel B  on 2/8/2020 11:13:15 AM

I am applying for this scholarship because I am currently a sophomore at a 4 year university with hopes of a degree in Education. I feel the education of our youth is one of the greatest assets we can leave them. I also plan on becoming a coach

Carl S  on 2/7/2020 7:14:01 AM

I just always feel like my academic pursuits have been held back by money. This is something I need if I want to live my dream. If not this then something else. I’ll work for it as hard as I need to and then some.

Alexander F  on 2/4/2020 8:32:50 PM

I've had lots of different experiences in my life volunteering to work with others whether it be children or just volunteering for the sake of it. I could use this money to get into my dream school, pursue my engineering career, and be the change I wish to see.

Denisse C  on 2/4/2020 12:31:16 PM

I have applied for many scholarship's, I have been paying my way through school by working two jobs a full time and a part time while taking night classes. I am entering nursing school now and need assistance in paying tuition as my current income is not enough.

hunter j  on 2/3/2020 3:05:47 PM

I've been accepted into several colleges for engineering and I'm trying to apply for as many scholarships as I can. Especially since I've been told by my guidance counselor that for every 50 scholarships that I apply for I may get one.

Tyler O  on 2/2/2020 9:05:10 AM

No I have never applied for this scholarship due to the fact that I haven't applied for any.

Christopher S  on 2/1/2020 8:23:55 PM

I am applying for this scholarship because,my mom works so hard to car for me little sister and I alone. She works hard and she does what she can for us. I know she is stressed about how she’s gonna pay for me to go to college. So this is me trying to help unstressed my mom and help her a little. I’m going to college to become a music conductor and also a mathematic teacher. I also won’t to become a preacher. Thank u Christopher

Jeff Vizgart  on 2/1/2020 3:55:21 PM

I am applying for this scholarship because I am starting my journey on changing who I am. I have grown in such a way that I can barley recognize who I used to be. I am 37 and have had many struggles but have now found my path. I want to use this money to be able to continue to focus on my grades and be able to give back when I am finished with my educational goals.

Cassandra C  on 2/1/2020 1:21:17 PM

I would like to apply for this scholarship because I can not afford school and living on my own due to the fact that I was adopted I this before my 18th birthday and do not live in a home with a stable income to provide assistance

Dawna M.  on 2/1/2020 11:47:22 AM

I would like to apply for this scholarship because I believe that education is something that is critical to the wellbeing of this country. That being said, I am majoring in education in order to bring young America something that will be everlastingly useful to them--brilliant minds.

Caitlyn N. Kite  on 1/31/2020 1:29:14 AM

I would like to apply for this incredible scholarship because my father served in the military for 25 1/2 years and was not able to transfer his military benefits to me. He has sacrificed so much for me and I want to make the most of this opportunity and help him from the financial stress that he would otherwise be facing.

vanessa h  on 1/30/2020 8:00:51 PM

I am applying for this scholarship because I am ready to further my education and get into my dream job and make a difference for our world. I would like to create a good future for myself my family and my future kids. i've been trying to get into college since high school but there's always been something in the way to stop me and one thing was money i've been looking all over even going to different schools to who could possibly be cheaper but no luck i was directed to this site and i pray i come with a little luck because i'm really trying to stay away from loans.

Kevin R  on 1/30/2020 7:47:25 PM

I'm planning on being a full time police officer with a business on the side.

Lauren H  on 1/30/2020 6:14:38 PM

Haha I love Dr. Pepper so much and when I saw this scholarship I thought it was the best thing ever. My friend and I go and get Dr. Pepper slushies all the time.

carson s  on 1/28/2020 2:55:10 PM

I am a senior high school student and i'm stressed out on how i'm going to pay for college, i love education and hope to be a high school teacher as my career and teacher for our future generations.

triniti y  on 1/28/2020 9:24:49 AM

I am applying for this scholarship because I am ready to further my education and make a difference for our world. I would like to create a good future for my family.

Sydney G  on 1/28/2020 8:10:24 AM

I am a musician and play 9 different instruments. I also sing on the choir at church and at school. I would like to apply to help mom pay for my college tuition.

Gabe M.  on 1/27/2020 1:55:44 PM

I'm applying to try and ease the burden on my family for having to help put me through school.

Kathryn E  on 1/26/2020 4:34:44 PM

I need this scholarship to be able to graduate college and start a better life for my family.

Ellie A.  on 1/24/2020 2:51:21 PM

I need this scholarship for my graduate school tuition so I can help people by becoming a counselor for them.

jamar a  on 1/24/2020 9:20:17 AM

i am just now applying

Ethan V  on 1/23/2020 12:39:15 PM

To go to School, with no worries for paying for it.

Cloee E  on 1/21/2020 8:52:03 AM

I’m am currently a senior at Plainview-Elgin-Millville Highschool and will be the first generation in my family to attend college. I have been accepted and enrolled into going to a Private College in Wisconsin called Viterbo for nursing . This scholarship would benefit me because going to this college will be a struggle to pay for and I want to focus on my studies and not about the financial aspect of it.

Silas C  on 1/20/2020 3:07:33 PM

Y’ALL STOP COMMENTING YOUR ESSAYS ???????? this isn’t the application form oml

KyleK  on 1/20/2020 1:57:05 PM

I applied for this scholarship because I am going into marketing at the University of Minnesota - Duluth in the fall. I am a student who manages CIS and AP classes while being a student athlete (not playing a sport in college) and has made honor roll all 4 years of high school. I also give back to the community by help youth programs, donating to charities in various ways and umpiring baseball. My whole family enjoys drinking a refreshing glass of Dr. Pepper as well and who knows maybe one day I will be doing marketing for this company.

Jo .H  on 1/20/2020 9:38:05 AM

Why is everyone putting their essays in the comment section?

Gianna M  on 1/14/2020 3:19:44 AM

Hi , I am currently a freshman at Lamar University. It’s hard trying to find a job and balance school at the same time. My mom is a single mother of 5. I being the oldest in college she’s struggling to pay for my education.This scholarship would help me and my mother tremendously. This scholarship with mean so much to not only me but my mother as well.

Benjamin P  on 1/13/2020 9:10:04 PM

Hello, I would like to be considered for the Dr. Pepper Scholarship. I will be attending Dean College this fall for Sports Broadcasting. I am an Eagle Scout, a member of the Order of the Arrow and NYLT Brotherhood. My dream is to work for a major league sport team when I graduate. Please consider me, so I can follow my dream. Thank you

America L.  on 1/11/2020 3:26:46 AM

I am currently a graduate student studying for my teaching credential and masters in education and hope this scholarship is open to grad students like myself.

Abraham N  on 1/9/2020 11:44:26 AM

Good afternoon, I am a senior who loves music, music production and recording and have been selected to attend Belmont University. As a military child and Eagle Scout through the Lone Scout Boys Scout program and a member of Order of the Arrow - Brotherhood, I know I work hard to finish projects regardless of the challenges — in this case many schools across the world. It would be my honor to apply for The Dr Pepper Scholarship to help me complete my college where I will focus on music engineering and also business. As the child of veterans I have also been honored to create one of my first pieces of music which you could find at YouTube under Urban Blaze - Thankful. Please let me know what steps I should take to formally apply for this scholarship. Thank you. Abe

Madison  on 12/30/2019 6:47:24 PM

How old do you have to be to apply?

Victoria G  on 11/10/2017 10:34:57 AM

Hello, my name is Victoria Greenlee. I am a senior at Lake High School and currently finishing my senior year at Akron University. I am 18 years old with a 3.3. GPA and a 25 ACT. I will be applying for this scholarship because I am currently not able to go to my dream college due to financial issues. I am going to be majoring in pre-Occupational Therapy and am hoping I can get enough scholarships to attend Colorado State University. Due to my financial issues, I may have to continue my education at Akron University. I like their school, but they do not have an Occupational Therapy program, rather an exercise science. I could use this scholarship money to achieve my dream of studying at Colorado State University, where they have one of the top 5 OT programs.

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Niaja R  on 11/6/2017 8:02:29 AM

Hello,My name is Niaja Randolph and i come to apply for this scholarship.I currently hold a 3.4 GPA as a 12th grade student at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School. I'm very motivated to be able to get in college and make a living for myself but that is very hard to do when you barley have any finical help.I would be very grateful if you all will give me this scholarship. I promise to put it to good use and make it the company money worth while.This will really help me make my dreams come true with me pushing to be a computer engineer and business manger.I thank you all for listing and hopefully you will see that i am a very motivated student and really is pushing hard towards getting my education and i could be 10 steps closer with the help of the Dr.Pepper scholarship.

chartel b  on 10/27/2017 12:29:36 PM

Hello, My name is Chartel Bunton, I ran across this scholarship and this was the first one I clicked on. I would love to win this scholarship, one because I have never won one and Iv'e tried so hard and still no luck.

Ashley P  on 10/11/2017 5:21:15 PM

Hello, my name is Ashley P. I graduated with my Associates Degree in Baking and Pastry this year and currently pursuing my Bachelors in Business. I'm applying for this scholarship because after working on my Associate's it has left me in a financial hole with school loans and would like to complete my Bachelors without having to worry about whether I will be able to afford the next semester without having to pull out any more loans. I really do hope I win this scholarship!

Kadeem L  on 9/23/2017 3:23:38 PM

Hello My name is Kadeem Lamont and I am currently attending Airline High School my current GPA is 3.68. I came from a country called Trinidad and Tobago and when I came to America i was told I had to repeat High school because my transcript displayed outdated information I had to work my way up from less 3.0 and maintain all A's I am currently dual enrolled at BPCC and but I want to pursue my education at LA Tech. I plan to get at least my Associated Degree in Computer Science and then go into Dentistry I know it is a weird combination of skills to have but I have set my mind to pursue that and I am going to strive and put forward my best effort to accomplish my goal and this scholarship will help me achieve my goals. Thank you for the opportunity to participate in it.

colby g  on 9/6/2017 11:26:12 PM

Hello my name is Colby Gurley, I'm 18 years old, have a 3.2 gpa and a 25 act. Currently i'm going to Buckhorn High School aspiring to pursue a medical degree at the university of Huntsville at Alabama. I'm applying for this scholarship because if i can win a $100,000 scholarship it would allow me to be able to more feasibly afford my degree to be able to support myself and my soon to be wife as i study and train in ways to help others.

Subranil B  on 8/31/2017 8:50:58 PM

My name is Subranil Barua, I'm 19 years old. Currently i'm going to Northern Virginia Community College perusing computer science but my goal is to transfer to Stanford/UVA/Vtech. I'm applying for this scholarship because if i can win $100,000 by spending few hours of filling out information, why not? My goal is to work with Elon Musk but it won't finish there.

Justin S  on 8/28/2017 5:25:50 PM

Greetings, my name is Justin Storey and I am 23 years old. I am currently a new student at the University of Advancing Technology for a degree in Game Design. I would like to win this scholarship because it would allow my wife and I to live on the money we make from work and not have to put it towards my schooling every three months. There is nothing special about me, I've never played sports, I play games so I can keep on top of what's new in the game industry in my spare time and currently and in-between jobs. I want to make it through life with my own two hands but unfortunately, require help when it comes to paying for college.

Brandon F  on 8/15/2017 6:33:00 PM

Hello. My name is Brandon Figaro. I am a new student the University of Houston-Downtown, and I am majoring in Philosophy. I really want to win this scholarship!

Jamie W  on 7/17/2017 12:30:16 PM

My name is Jamie Wallace, and I am 19 years old. Three months ago, my father was in an accident which severed his spinal cord, leaving him completely paralyzed from the waist down. Since, my mother has struggled working night and day, starting shifts at 4am, to support her husband and five children. This scholarship would lift so much weight off my family's shoulders, and finally give us a break from worrying about affording school. I study Animal Science at The Pennsylvania State University, which I plan to utilize to become a livestock veterinarian for ranchers and farmers across the country.

Megan S  on 7/8/2017 5:02:38 PM

Every day, I see people around me suffering financially. I see friends having trouble sustaining jobs, attending classes, and paying off tuition/student loans. I see families struggling to make ends meet after their breadwinners are hospitalized or have passed away. I see elders working past the age of retirement, not because they want to but because they can't. My name is Megan Suico and I attend Christian Brothers University in Tennessee. I study Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. I plan to use what I've learned to reach out to the middle class about financial education. To help them evaluate their situations and provide solutions that will protect their families. The Financial Crisis doesn't get the attention it needs and I plan to change that.

Meagan T  on 6/20/2017 12:34:17 PM

Good afternoon, my name is Meagan Tucker. I attend the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where I major in Kinesiology: Exercising Science. After I graduate May 2019, I want to pursue my career going to Physical Therapy school. With the scholarship I would be putting it towards bettering my education. I have completed the scholarship and patiently waiting for the news. Thank you for this opportunity.

Briana W  on 6/4/2017 4:23:23 PM

Hello My Name is Briana Williams. I am currently enrolled at Miami Dade College. My major is Accounting and I'm going to transfer to University of Central Florida next year. I planned on using this money for my tuition and room and boarding. I would be beyond grateful and Blessed to receive this scholarship.Thank You

Rucha B  on 4/21/2017 8:54:59 AM

Hello,my name is Rucha Barot. I am at 18 years of age I will be 19 in June. I really need this money.I hope to go to CNU. I want to try to change the world. I have not applied for the scholarship yet because I do not have a Facebook account. I would love to win the Dr. Pepper scholarship. Thank You

Sam G  on 2/5/2017 6:41:06 PM

Hello, my name is Sam Goodfellow. I am eighteen years of age and am currently attending high school. I found this scholarship and it interested me very much. I don't have the funds to attend my university of choice, so any help is fantastic. I am an aspiring actor and want to find a way of acting for a career. I want to change the world not by doing anything huge or big that affects the whole world in a giant way. I want to change the world for individuals. I want to be an actor who shows people that someone like me could become an actor and make it in the world. I want to change the world and make it a better place, but more importantly to me, I want to change people's worlds and give them hope like I was given by others.

Katharina J  on 1/26/2017 10:46:25 PM

Hello my name is Katharina Jackson. I am currently 17 and will hopefully be at Nicholls State in Louisiana. My idea for changing the world is helping those who need it the most. In this day and age people cant afford or keep up with the cost of medicine and live in horrible conditions in third world countries and even in our own. I plan to go for my bachelors degree in nursing and go to those countries and help the children who are in need for clean water, food, and also medicine to defeat the popular diseases in those areas. If i happen to win, i plan to use the money to pay for tuition, boarding, and also the most important part, books! With this money i will be able to become the first college bound child in my family and prove to them and you, through hard work, that this will not be a waste. I would be very ecstatic to have won this award but i would also be happy if someone else won! Thank you for giving us this opportunity.

Katelyn R  on 1/13/2017 12:30:22 PM

Hi my name is Katelyn Rivenbark. I am a 18 year old currently going to an early college about to graduate this spring with not just a high school diploma but also a degree in an associates of arts. My goal is to transfer to a four year school (hopefully UNCSA (the school of arts in of North Carolina)) and follow my passion in theatre. I know, theatre who cares about? Well to be quite frank a lot of people and my goal is to be so well rounded in all the fields of theatre from acting, to costume/set design, directing/producing, to even having my own theatre company and put on shows that help make audiences think and inspire others to help fix problems that are happening in not only today but in the future. Changing the world sometimes starts with being the inspiration for somebody and that’s what I want to be. I want to be the inspiration for future generations. I want to make a huge impact in my life and in the lives of other just as actress Audrey Hepburn made and how Lin-Manuel Miranda (creator of Broadway musicals In the Heights and Hamilton). I would be so honored and blessed if I won Dr. Pepper’s Tuition Giveaway. Thank you.

Jacob S  on 12/18/2016 8:36:05 PM

I am so excited at this opportunity to tell Dr. Pepper and the world, how I plan to make a difference and change the world following my Bachelors degree. I am Jacob Sinclair-Steeves and I just received my acceptance letter to attend my first choice University. September of 2017, I will be enrolled at the University of Massachusetts Boston in the Nursing program and I can’t wait! Upon graduating, with my nursing degree, I hope to travel the United States and the world making a difference through educating others less fortunate than myself and in remote areas with simple ways to prevent the spread of disease and infection. Knowledge is the best tool we have to help those less fortunate than ourselves, to improve their lives. I want to share the knowledge I gain at the University of Massachusetts Boston with others and changing lives! I would like to connect with my genetic ancestry and provide nursing services on an American Indian reservation. Many of those living on American Indian reservations are living at or very much below the poverty level and lack the knowledge, as well as resources to live healthy lives. Lastly, I would like to travel to under developed countries that lack resources and knowledge to live healthy lives, as a result of lacking clean living conditions, clean drinking water, as well as many other important resources. Hopefully one day, I can participate in an organization, such as Operation Smile, being one of the team members crucial in giving back a child their beautiful smile. I plan to use the money received for tuition, books, and housing so that I may obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve my goals, ultimately sharing that knowledge gained in my four year journey, to become the best nurse I can be, by bestowing others with knowledge, who are less fortunate, to change their lives.

Jennifer H  on 12/16/2016 7:16:41 PM

Hey guys! My name is Jennifer Haegele. I am applying for this scholarship because I've been seeing it on the Dr. Pepper cans for quite sometime now. Not only that I am having trouble paying for college! I had to move out of my parents house and I pay for everything on my own! At first I was doing good paying for school and keeping my grades up but my job begin expecting more from me and I needed to give my job all that I could because I need the money. I thought I could do both, a full time job and going to school full time but it is becoming very difficult for me. I've noticed it in my grades. I am hoping with this scholarship I can start working part time and continue going to school full time.

Desmond A  on 10/28/2016 5:32:05 AM

Thanks for the opportunity have have been look for this when I win this scholarship It will definitively help for my education! Yes my main focuses is to change the world through helping people with technology and to make a positive impact before I leave this earth. My dream is to become a computer engineer or a software engineer. I want to create my products to help people. Please fund my education. Thank you.

Tie'Sjwan H  on 10/7/2016 2:49:06 PM

My name is Tie'sjwan Hughes! I am a Grand Valley State University Sophomore. I applied for The Dr. Pepper's Tuition this scholarship because I would Like to make a difference in the world, and it starts with getting through college. This scholarship would help me Pay for living expenses, books, and my tuition. I feel like people are held back by so many roadblocks such as a negative well-being including myself. There can be a change and their can be happiness again for these people. I am a person of pure love. I just want every one to feel like they can do anything or be anything. I want to give people hope. I want to be a counselor, and a psychologist. Please help me fund my goals, because you may never know. I might be helping one of you or your children one day. Peace and love to all!

Toni V  on 9/23/2016 1:15:26 PM

Hello! My name is Toni Valdes, I am 20 years old, and I am about to start nursing school at the University of Central Florida. I applied for Dr. Pepper's tuition giveaway because this scholarship would really help me achieve my goals! This scholarship would go towards my tuition, lab fees, uniform, living expenses, and certifications that I will all need to have for school. My education has always been something that I have made a top priority in my life, and I have always been a hardworking student. I have a strong passion for health science and helping people that are in need. I want to make a difference in the world by becoming a travel nurse to help people from all around the world that are desperate for better healthcare. I want to help, heal, and make an impact in the parts of the world that need it most. Healing is where my heart is!

Christopher D  on 8/29/2016 9:38:50 PM

My name is Christopher Doucet! I love children and am a passionate activist in a dozen subjects. I always wondered what one person could possibly do about problems related to the environment, government, Big Food, etc.. After realizing I had a passion for children, I've wanted to create an alternative education school that equipped the next generation to effectively take on the problems of the world through SEL (Social and Emotional Learning) and experiential learning. Please help fund my journey towards a better America, every dollar put towards me is a dollar towards my school.

william C  on 7/31/2016 3:21:01 PM

Hi! My name is William Carmack. I am going to be a 2017 graduate. My goal is to become a CNP. I have always had a desire to help others. There is a long list of medical majors in my family and I plan to follow in many of there foot steps. While in high school I have participated in Allied heath both 1 and 2, to help further my medical knowledge. I also have volunteered at clinics for educational opportunities. with all this being said the only way I can further my dream of being able to help people on a medical aspect and my education would be with the help of this scholarship. I have worked since I was 14 at fast food, dine in restaurants, and boat detailing dealerships. My work history shows that I'm a hard dedicated worker and will continue so in my education. Thank you for your time and I hope my submission is on the top of your list!

Alexis T  on 7/27/2016 7:11:33 PM

Hello my name is Alexis . I just graduated high school and my goal is to become a Neonatal Nurse. I had always had a connections to babies, will always be my passion, and always wanted to make a difference. During my senior year I found out I was pregnant and never knew how difficult it would of been. It was the most stressful and tiring things I could of ever done but I did it. My son was born early, so he was in the NICU. That was the most hardest days of my life. There was a day that went by I didn't cry. My son help me push through high school and graduate. He is my inspiration and I am great full to have seen someone so little be so strong, he is my hero, my everything. Being in a mothers foots steps and seeing how it felt being in the opposite shoes still made me want to go to that field. I believe by every smile it can make an impact on a life. And I want to change the world by showing parents that there's hope for tomorrow, that it will always be hard but being strong can help them fight too. I want to seethe parents face when their children can go home with them. I want to change a families life some day just like those nurses and doctors did, just like how my son changed my life.

Danielle J  on 7/13/2016 12:38:26 AM

Hello my name is Danielle Jennings one of my goals is to complete 6 years of Psychology, so i can become a marriage and family therapist. Me taking psychology courses will help the world in so many ways! See I live in the state of Illinois, who is going through a money crisis sadly they have chosen to shut down psych-wards, and many other hospitals to help several mentally sick patients. Leaving hundreds of people walking the streets ill and hurt. Me becoming a psychologist will not only help our communities it will help make our world feel a little more safe; knowing not so many people are on the street acting out just, because they are confused, or doesn't have their medication. The only problem is in order to complete my successful journey with all of my heart and knowledge i will need money just to attend a college/university. Every little bit counts, and if you pick me to be the winner of the Dr.Pepper tuition giveaway it will be much appreciated. This is my goal, and how it will make our world better a step at a time.

Cassandra P  on 7/10/2016 9:22:06 PM

My goal is to go into stem cell research? This research will change the world and I may not be the single person that causes it to happen. But if I can contribute to the defeat of cancer or find that key that unlocks the possibility of finding the cure then I helped the world become a better place. I want to be a part of that and hope to make the cure happen. I am currently going to Tulsa Community College and am trying to decide where to attend after graduation from TCC.

hunter w  on 7/4/2016 11:11:48 AM

My name is Hunter Wollenzien and I will be a freshman at Waukesha County Technical Collage this fall. I have always had crazy ideas for house designs and I am going into carpentry to be a rough carpenter. My parents have taught me that if I put my mind into it, I should also put my heart into it. Ever since I was young I have always wanted to help other, first by nurse, then by cook and now I have set my heart as a rough carpenter. I have found the I prefer to work with my hands instead of computer, I also found I prefer working with wood instead of metal.

Kasie S  on 6/28/2016 6:26:55 PM

My name is Kasie Sands and I will be a freshman at East Carolina University this fall. All my life I have lived and worked on farms; whether the farm I work on be with livestock or Tobacco in North Carolina my family and I worked hard at both. I will be the first in my family to attend a university. My parents raised me to know that I should always help others and if there is an opportunity to learn, I should take it. I combine both of these lessons from my parents learning about health care. In June of 2015, I was nominated and chosen as a delegate for the Congress of Future Medical Leaders just before volunteering at the local hospital's Physical Therapy unit. Shortly before that adventure I had attended a diversity camp (Catalyst Conference) at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a forensic science camp at Appalachian State University. These experiences have all left great impacts on me, mutually a craving for more knowledge. My family -as most rural families- do not have the money to always fund my well-rounded enrichment. Rural families do not always have the money to get medical attention. My One of a Kind goal is to one day open up a private practice in my rural community in which I would provide the best medical attention for some of the hardest working people there are like they deserve.

Katelyn G  on 5/26/2016 3:43:26 PM

My name is Katelyn Green I am currently a high school senior, during my time in high school I have two jobs working for McDonald's and babysitting. I also joined hospice two years ago and it has been a great community service to get to know new people. I am the first on my mother's side to attend an university and I chosen to attend California Baptist University in the fall. I have two sisters who are also attend in college and they go to RCC in Riverside. Once I graduate from high school and attend college I want to get my master's degree in Kinesiology and do volunteer work for an amazing program in Arizona. My entire life I watched my mom take care of us and do everything in her power to make us proud and live happy lives. Getting this scholarship will help me a lot to get where my dream and goal wants to carry me and I know it wont just help me out but it will help out my family.

Raven C  on 5/11/2016 5:10:35 PM

My name is Raven Chavez I am currently a high school senior, during my high school career I was in soccer all four years; I also did Toss No Mass for three years which is working with the sheriffs of Las Cruces to pick up trash for four hours one weekend. While in soccer I had two jobs working at Sears and a local bakery Green Door Bakery and Cafe. Before school I would go to the bakery and then later go to school after school I would go to soccer practice and every other day I would go to Sears. I have two older brother currently enrolled at UNM in Albuquerque. Also my mother is a teacher who is going back to school to get her Masters degree. My entire family is in college and once I graduate I will go to college for culinary arts. My whole life I've watched my mom make cakes and pastries for others and doing this for a living is what I would love to do everyday. Getting this scholarship would not only help me tremendously but my family a great deal.

KeJerrick T  on 4/18/2016 7:06:33 PM


Tyler C  on 4/2/2016 1:00:19 PM

My name is Tyler Combs and I did apply for this scholarship. My parents have been supportive all my life always encouraging me to achieve my goals; that was easy when I was just a kid but now that i'm a highschool senior, reality has been hitting me hard. I plan on attending Iowa State University and majoring in pre-medicine to hopefully live out my dream of being a pediatrician. Im a multi-sport varsity athlete in cross country, track and baseball; so I do know the meaning of working hard to be able to achieve what I want to achieve. I have three other younger siblings that look up to me as a role model; and we are supported by only our mother who is a teacher. Times are tough and i'm not gonna lie, sometimes I take for granted of all the things my parents do to support me. This senior year has been stressful in so many ways such as competing in sports, doing schoolwork, and now this year I had to add applying to scholarships on top of that. It can be stressful and sometimes I just feel like I want to give up; but I do want to make my parents proud and make their lives easier, because all my life they've been doing their best to support me. Its time that I start showing my appreciation for that and giving back; so with this scholarship I plan on doing my best to accomplish my goal and to make my family proud, and whether it be the 100,000 dollars or the 5,000 dollars it would definitely help out in a huge way.

Jacquelyn T  on 3/4/2016 3:23:21 PM

I'm trying to go to school to obtain my nutrition degree. I've always had a penchant for helping people, and guiding them to a much healthier life fits right on into the category. I hope you will consider my application, as well as other students who are truly struggling to get the means to go to school. Even if I'm not one of the big winners, just being voted for the leadership-board prize and winning the $5,000 is enough for me.

sarah L  on 3/3/2016 2:06:42 PM

How do I apply for this scholarship

Silvano W  on 2/22/2016 1:14:38 PM

Hi, My name is Silvano Whiteside and let me tell you a story. The year was 1996 and a baby was being born 3 months earlier then expected. This baby weighed 3 pounds, didn't have enough blood, and couldn't digest food on top of all that. The doctor's told the parents that the baby had little to no chance to survive and that it could only happen with a miracle. That miracle came through the tender love and care of what people call the NICU nurses. These brave men and women worked day and night to make sure this baby had fighting chance and in the end they proved that just because you have a phd doesn't make you always correct. So ya that baby was me and for as long as I can remember I've wanted to give back to the people that saved me by being those people. College is expensive and this scholarship would not only help my dreams come true but would also serve as a way to help save lives further down the road.

Devetta M  on 2/17/2016 8:10:32 PM

My name is Devetta McCray I live in Detroit. I have a goal that will set me apart from others by going to college but to also finish and graduate. I plan to go to a four year college and receive a degree in geology. I love outdoors and learning abut new things and helping the earth. My goal would be to not have worry about College debt and student loans. I would be extremely grateful to receive a scholarship from this Foundation to help with my Financial needs for college

Elizabeth c  on 2/15/2016 1:46:28 PM

I've recently got accepted to Quinnipiac University & very excited about that accomplishment. This is shocking to me because I'm an I.E.P student that has dyslexia and thought i could never concur this goal. With that being said.. my parents and I are going to have a very hard time trying to pay for this college that I'm attending this fall. Im trying to major in business and hopefully start my own business up when i get older. Thank you again I hope you consider me for this scholarship.

Sean H  on 2/15/2016 12:09:01 PM

I was born with no arms or legs and my only means of learning is through sign language because I'm deaf and have cancer. I hope i can at least get this scholarship to push me through me last years

Katherine M  on 2/11/2016 2:02:12 PM

I am a junior in the Speech and Language Pathology Major and want to do what I can to get my degree and master degree. I am devoted to having a career that will allow me to help others improve their speech and become self confident indivduals. I can not begin to tell you about myself indepth and the reasons why I want to be a speech therapist. In short I have much to offer children as well as adults who need help improving their lives. I'm a Pepper!

Anthony S  on 2/11/2016 10:48:59 AM

My friends and I always drink Dr Pepper while playing video games all night.

HANNAH R  on 2/9/2016 8:42:59 AM

Hi, Getting to this point in my life was very hard and very stressful for me and my parents. I want to receive this scholarship to study music therapy to help kids like me. Love Dr. Pepper!!!!

Brandon H  on 2/5/2016 8:40:59 PM

I applied for this scholarship to help pay for my schooling to become a CRNA (nurse anesthetist). Dr. Pepper is my favorite soft drink.

Ashley M  on 2/5/2016 9:13:06 AM

I need this scholarship money because my family can't afford and they are getting divorced. Nobody in my family has attended college so I want to be the first one. I hope you will consider me.

Vu N  on 1/30/2016 11:52:14 PM

This scholarship will help me tremendously to achieve my educational goals, which will lead to my life goals.

Brianna S  on 1/29/2016 8:40:06 PM

I need this scholarship because i am financially short on money to pay for college. I want to become a certified public accountant and that takes money that i do not have. so, please consider this.

Nadia Elaine C  on 1/26/2016 1:29:19 PM

I am trying to apply for the scholarship but don't know where to go to apply for it . It does not give me an option. The reason for me applying for scholarship is I come from a middle class family my parents both work and don't make to much money but I don't qualify for financial aid so I am seeking scholarships so that I can go to college and help my parents out and so that they don't have to worry about one more bill to pay. Please let me know where I can go to apply for this scholarship.

Lauren M  on 1/22/2016 11:26:49 PM

The deadline for this scholarship says Oct 19th, 2016. When following the link to the scholarship, I discovered that entries for this scholarship are now closed. I thought this might have been something that just hadn't been updated for this years' giveaway, but some of the "Stories" available to vote on were posted as few as 4 days ago. This sounds funny...

Austin J  on 1/17/2016 8:28:23 PM

I am appling for scholarships because my parents can't afford for me to go to college. Ever sence I was little I wanted to be a CHP that is highway patrol my grandfather and uncle and cousin and all my parents friend are police officers. That has been my dream forever but with all the killings of the cops and bad press it is a scary thought now I can't even try out til iam 20 1/2 years old But I want to make a differnts some how so going into criminal justice was what I was looking into.. And welding working to fix roads or buildings and gas pipes would make people safe also....

Logan G  on 1/9/2016 2:41:38 PM

I would like to become a Vice President in Finance, and I work hard already to become that but the thing that is really bringing me down is the money for the right college. This would be a great opportunity to accomplish an act in my life for my future. Please consider what I've said.

Tyler B  on 1/8/2016 12:24:12 PM


Gayle S  on 1/5/2016 8:15:03 PM

I would like to go to school to become a registered nurse, my mom is the only person in my life and she has given me everything I have ever needed. Ant penny, nickel, quarter or dime would really help!

Aaron H  on 1/5/2016 2:12:21 PM

I applied to this scholarship seeking for help with financial areas for school. I look to be a social worker in the juvenile justice system, looking to help youth improve their young lives while the future is still bright to obtain change within their lives.

Kayla G  on 12/26/2015 11:34:27 PM

I applied for this scholarship because it will benefit me financially, My mother is a single parent trying to pay my way through college, working overtime at the factory. A penny saved is a penny earned!

Adrian Z  on 12/21/2015 10:05:36 AM

I applied for this scholarship, because it will benefit a lot of my needs I will want to accomplish for the future. Also because Dr.Pepper is my favorite drink!!!

nanaserwaa n  on 12/17/2015 9:16:58 AM

My ultimate dream is become a cardiologist, and with that being I have family members who have heart problems. To which I want to stop the trend, and my life has been a roller coaster I can not lie. The obstacles I have overcome are amazing, but also it made me think back on life. For which brought me some type of inner peace. I applied for hits scholarship for financial assistance because I do not have the money to pay for these big colleges, and also because I love helping people.

Bryan P  on 12/16/2015 5:47:09 PM

I am applying for this scholarship I would really love to win this money because my father is the only one that works and we are a family of 5, He was laid off for 6 months and haven't yet started saving because all the money goes to bills and food. This money would really come in handy!

sanquin w  on 12/8/2015 1:37:54 PM

I would really love to win this money for my tuition because there really isn't enough money in my family to pay for college. I am the first person in my family who would be able to go to college. I am also a twin and I am the only one still in school. I would be so thankful if I was to win this thank you for listening.

Ann N  on 12/4/2015 12:25:39 PM

I am applying to this because over the years my mother has paid for my sister's tuition and for my braces by doing some work even though her health wasn't in good shape. She had to borrow some money from others and than paying back the debts. I decided to apply for scholarships so I don't have to see my mother go through the same process again. Thank you for offering this scholarship.

Unique J  on 12/3/2015 9:36:34 PM

This scholarship would be able to help me get a higher education and to help support my mother and my little siblings. This is why I'm applying.

Jarod O  on 11/21/2015 4:42:26 PM

I am applying for this scholarship for several reasons. 1 my parents told me that they will not be paying for any of my college tuitions. the 2nd reason is that I can not get a job because i am constantly practicing golf so that I can land on a great golf scholarship. 3rd reason I heard that Dr. Pepper is a great way to get extra Scholarship money for a College. 4th Dr. Pepper is way better than coke or Pepsi. I hope that my future College has Dr. Pepper vending machines near my dorm. Thank you people of Dr. Pepper for your time.

John D  on 11/19/2015 7:55:26 AM

Attaining a high average in school has always been important, and this scholarship would assist in furthering my education to achieve my goals in succeeding in my future goals to become an Actuarial Scientist. This will allow me to help others in making informed decisions. After everyone wants to be a "Pepper!"

Aissata Y  on 11/11/2015 8:19:41 PM

I applied for this scholarship, because it will benefit a lot of my needs I will want to accomplish for the future. Also because Dr.Pepper is my favorite drink!!!

aaron b  on 12/10/2013 4:49:13 PM

I applied for this scholarship because I am a student athlete who needs help paying for college. I also think it was neat seeing Dr. Pepper giving back to college students who want to brighten their future. Also... Dr. Pepper is the tastiest soft drink...mmmmm!!!

Stephen W  on 11/26/2013 7:59:23 PM

Thank you for the opportunity. I just want to go to school so I can create a better future for myself and my family. I need this money so I can continue to try to do this

Erica M  on 7/26/2013 2:00:03 PM

Great and easy way to earn scholarship money for college!

Brittany B  on 4/2/2013 5:50:08 PM

I applied for this scholarship to help pay for my schooling to become a BSN nurse. Dr. Pepper is my favorite soft drink.

Charles b  on 10/10/2012 10:55:08 PM

I applied for this scholarship for two reasons. The first is I need financial help through school. The second is this is my favorite pop, drink it everyday.

Joshua R  on 12/16/2011 2:53:52 PM

thanks for posting this


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