Meet Joe: The Small Town Scholar Featured in Coke’s New ‘Dear Future’ Ad

“Playing the role of myself, as a Coca-Cola Scholar, helped me reminisce about how special of an experience it was,” Joe said.

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Making the Great Extraordinary

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation invests in our future — offering college scholarships to exceptional high school students dedicated to leadership, service, and action that positively affects others. We’ve done it for 30 years, changing the paths of more than 6,000 young people ready to change the world.

Scholar Profiles

We are the Sum Total of Our Actions

Coke Scholars are scientists and politicians. Educators and actors. Technologists, thinkers, doers, and above all, game-changers. You’ll find our visionary leaders refreshing the world achieving all over the globe, and their impact reflected in nearly every sector from business to nonprofit to public service.

Bridget Galaty: Raising Awareness with Her Lens

From arts education to transgender rights, Bridget enlightens viewers with her documentaries.

Adriana Nazarko: Committed to the Common Good

Adriana Nazarko
2017

Whether she’s building an app to register viral and bacterial genetic codes, empowering youth through FLASTEM, or getting hospital patients to the ER, it’s all about helping others.

Top Five Colleges
  1. Harvard
  2. Stanford
  3. Duke
  4. Yale
  5. Princeton
Gender Ratio
56%
Female
44%
Male
150
Scholarships of
$20,000
Awarded Each Year
2018 At A Glance

Our Scholars take the spotlight, but we also have a lot going on behind the scenes. Take a look at our 2018 stats.

Top Five Career Paths
  1. Business & Finance
  2. Education
  3. Healthcare
  4. Arts, Entertainment & Sports
  5. Legal
$73,800,000
Total Awarded in Scholarships Since 1989 Through
3
Nationally Recognized Programs
Our Scholars Come From
3,861
High Schools in
50
States