The Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Scholarship program is open to students who are full-time at a 4 year accredited college or university. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and have an unmet need as verified by their attending college or university financial aid office. Applicants must have a permanent address in one of the seven regions identified in the eligibility criteria of the application. Students must complete an essay answering the question: How will obtaining a scholarship help you to pay it forward in your community, on your campus, or in your family.
The Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Scholarship selections will be determined within the seven as outlined below.
Region 1: Florida, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia.
Region 2: Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas.
Region 3: Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania.
Region 4: New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine.
Region 5: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan.
Region 6: Illinois, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota, Kansas.
Region 7: Texas.