20 Scholarships from brand names that want to help you pay for college: Coca-Cola Scholarship, Dr Pepper Scholarship, Dell Top Tech Scholarship and more!

At Going Merry, we’ve got plenty of well-known scholarship opportunities for your scholarship search, including sponsorships sponsored by brand names you know and love. Check out these 20 corporate scholarships you need to know about –, the Coca-Cola Scholarship, Taco Bell Scholarship, GoPro Scholarship, Motorola Scholarship, and more!

1. Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship

Amount: $10,000 + mentor + 1-year Creative Cloud subscription membership

Submit: Online Application

Adobe wants to celebrate women in technology. So this scholarship opportunity is open to all female undergraduate (sophomore or above) or masters students, studying computer science, computer engineering, or a related field. The application requires a resume, academic transcripts, references, up to four essay questions, and an optional 60-second video sharing your dream career.

2. Burger King James W. McLamore Whopper Scholarship Award

Amount: Up to $50,000

Submit: Online Application

GPA: 3.3

The Burger King McLamore Foundation offers scholarships for non-employees, employees,  and relations (spouses, domestic partners, or children) of employees. Applicants must be high school seniors, looking to attend a four-year accredited college or university in the U.S. Applicants should also play an active, leading role in community service, athletics, or similar activities.

3. Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

Amount: Up to $20,000

Submit: Online Application

The Coca-Cola Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors based on achievement. Applicants will be recognized for their leadership and commitment to making a difference in their schools and communities. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation also offers additional programs, including the Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise and the Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Program, which support student leaders.

4. Dell Top Tech Scholarship

Amount: Up to $10,000

Submit: Video or Essay Submission, easily via Going Merry

Dell believes technology has been invented to solve problems and wants to hear how applicants used technology to solve a problem or enabled them to do something great. This scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate school students. Applicants must be a member of UNiDAYS or sign up for a free account before applying for the scholarship. You can apply here via Going Merry. By filling out your profile on our site, you can also be matched with a whole range of scholarships that you’re eligible for. 

5. Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway

Amount: Up to $100,000

Submit: Video Submission

Students 18 to 24 years old may enter the tuition giveaway. Applicants must create a profile, describe how they will change the world, and upload a video explaining academic and professional goals. The video must include a goal, why it’s important, and how the applicant plans to achieve that goal. Applicants must plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college.

6. Grubhub Greatest Delivery Scholarship

Amount: Up to $50,000

Submit: Video or Essay Submission

The food delivery service wants to hear your story about the most important delivery (physical or verbal) that you’ve ever made. You have the option to tell your story with a video in 2 minutes or less, or with a written essay that is 500 words or less. Applicants must be a UNiDAYS member or sign up for a free account before applying. And you can apply right through Going Merry, which saves all your profile info and makes applying to other scholarships easier too. 

7. Duck® Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship

Amount: Up to $10,000

Submit: Photo Submission

Get creative! Applicants must create and wear original promwear using Duck® brand crafting tape, and then submit a photograph wearing the Duck® dress or tux. Judges will determine the five top-scoring entries in each category, and then an online community will vote for the best submission in each category. Applicants must be 14 years of age or older. 

8. Ford Blue Oval Scholar Scholarships

Amount: Varies

Submit: Online Application

Ford Motor Company has partnered with other foundations to offer 12 different scholarships, including the Alliance for Women in Media, the Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust, and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Applicant requirements vary based on each scholarship. Students should check the Ford Blue Oval Scholar page to select a scholarship and apply.

9. Google Lime Scholarship

Amount: Up to $10,000

Submit: Essay Submission

Google supports the work of Lime Connect by providing scholarships to computer science students with disabilities. Applicants must be enrolled as full-time undergraduate, graduate, or PhD students in the U.S. or in Canada, pursuing a Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree. Students must have a visible or invisible disability and demonstrate leadership in the computer science and technology fields. Applicants must log in or join The Lime Network to submit a current resume, transcripts, five essays, and one letter of recommendation.

10. GoPro Share Your Moment Scholarship

Amount: Up to $10,000

Submit: Video Submission

GoPro wants applicants to share an incredible moment they experienced in 2 minutes or less. Applicants must submit a video. High school, college, and graduate school students may apply. Applicants must be a UNiDAYS member or sign up for a free account before applying. You can then fill our your application on Going Merry. While you’re there, see what other scholarships you’re eligible for. You can then reuse the same information you submitted to GoPro, using our “Common App for scholarships” setup. 

11. Habit Burger Grill 50th Anniversary Community Scholarship

Amount: Up to $2,500

Submit: Online Application

GPA: 2.5

To celebrate 50 years, Habit Burger Grill is awarding ten scholarships (of $2500 each!)  to eligible students based on application creativity. High school students graduating in any year 2017-2020 are eligible to apply, along with college students from the class of 2021-2023, and community college class of 2021. Students who apply must be attending or planning to attend a two- or four-year college or similar certification program. You can apply via Going Merry, which makes it easy for you to match with, favorite, and filter through quality scholarships like this one.

12. H&M Most Likely to Save the World Scholarship

Amount: Up to $1,000

Submit: Video or Essay Submission

H&M promotes social and environmental sustainability and wants to know how applicants are saving the world with their own eco-friendly initiatives. High school, college, and graduate school students may apply. Applicants may also share their answers on social media using the hashtag #HMSavetheworld. Preference may be given to students who post with the hashtag on social media. Applicants must be a UNiDAYS member or sign up for a free account before applying. You can apply for this scholarship via our Going Merry application portal, which reuses your personal information across applications, so you never have to fill in the same information twice!

13. Lulus Biggest Heart Scholarship

Amount: Up to $10,000

Submit: Video or Essay Submission

Lulus wants to hear why you or someone you know has the biggest heart in the world. Applicants may submit a video or essay explaining why they or a friend deserve the scholarship. High school, college, and graduate school students may apply. Applicants must be a UNiDAYS member or sign up for a free account. You can submit your video/essay on Going Merry, and we’ll let you know in several weeks if you’ve won. (Need inspiration? Check out how one Going Merry applicant won a Best Friend Scholarship by submitting this video.) 

14. Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program

Amount: Varies

Submit: Online Application

Mastercard offers a variety of scholarship programs catering to secondary education, undergraduate studies, and masters degree programs. Applicants should visit the Mastercard Foundation website to select a program and review the application requirements.

15. Motorola Milestone Scholarship

Amount: Up to $10,000

Submit: Video or Essay Submission

Motorola wants to hear about an important “first” milestone you have reached. Applicants may share of their “first” something, in video or essay format. High school, college, and graduate school students may apply. Applicants must be a UNiDAYS member or sign up for a free account. It’s easy to apply on Going Merry. You can also save your progress and return to your application later.

16. Penguin Random House Signet Essay Contest

Amount: $1,000 + Signet Classics collection for school or public library

Submit: Essay Submission

Signet Classics is the publisher for over 300 of the greatest literary works. Each year, this scholarship aims to celebrate one of the books in that collection. Applicants must write an essay on one of five topics for the current competition book. For 2019, it’s Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte. High school juniors and seniors, including home-schooled students aged 16 to 18, may apply.  A high school English teacher (or parent/legal guardian for home-schooled students) must submit the essay on behalf of the students. 

17. Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholars Award (RMHC)

Amount: Varies

Submit: Online Application

The RMHC Scholars Award is available in many states throughout the U.S. Applicant requirements may vary per state, including GPA and scholarship awards. Applicants must at least be a graduating high school senior and must be younger than 21 years of age.

18. Taco Bell Live Más Scholarship

Amount: Varies

Submit: Video Submission

Submit a 2-minute-or-less video sharing your story of your driving passion. As part of the application, the Taco Bell Foundation also wants to know what area of study and degree you plan to pursue, and how these funds would help aid that. Applicants must be between 16 and 24 years of age, located in the U.S.., and enrolled or applying to an accredited two- or four-year college, university, vocational-technical school, or trade school.

19. UNiDAYS “The Best U” Scholarship

Amount: Up to $2500

Submit: Photo Submission

One of Going Merry’s partners, UNiDAYS, is asking students to show their best “U.” Applicants may submit a photo of their most creative version of the letter “U” to apply for this scholarship opportunity. Eligible applicants must be enrolled in college or attending graduate school. Applicants must be a UNiDAYS member or sign up for a free account before applying.

20. WGA Evans Scholarship

 Amount: Varies

Submit: Online Application

Criteria: Strong caddie record and above a B average in college preparatory courses

The Western Golf Association (WGA) Evans Scholarship, named after amateur golfer Charles “Chick” Evans Jr., puts the focus on caddies. Evans wanted to preserve his amateur status by putting any money he was awarded from golf toward caddie scholarships. Applicants must be a high school senior and must have successfully caddied for at least two years. Eligible applicants are expected to apply to an Evans Scholars university listed here and continue to caddie at their sponsoring golf club the year they apply.

There are countless brand name scholarships to apply to, including the Coca-Cola Scholarship, Dr. Pepper Scholarship, and many other scholarships available right on Going Merry. Check out more funding opportunities for college by creating an account on Going Merry!

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Kelly Lamano

Though always a creative, Kelly's momentum into the world of writing and publishing arrived when she attended college. She quickly learned the financial value - and cost - of honing her craft, and sought scholarships that would be crucial to not only funding, but fueling her education. She wants to help new students thrive with Going Merry's easy scholarship finder. Kelly holds a bachelor's degree in Broadcast, Print and Online Media, and a minor in Spanish from Florida Southern College.

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