2019 Semifinalists

1,896 high school seniors have been selected from over 95,000 submitted applications from across the country to advance to the next stage of our selection process!

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Coming Home: the Coca-Cola Scholars Leadership Summit

“The smiling faces of 400+ Scholars, each individual filled with the intangible elements of optimism, positivity, and responsibility, saturate the ambiance…The atmosphere was electric, like a lightning bolt creating sparks in a concentrated area.

November 2018 Accolades

Tyler Zangaglia (2018) has been named a Dear Future Community Challenge changemaking winner for Portland, and Sue Suh (1992 & CCSF board member) has been named TIME’s new Chief People Officer.

Coke Scholars Ignite the Future at Leadership Summit

Thursday, September 27, 2018, Coke Scholars and alumni from the very first class in 1989 to the newly selected in 2018 traveled to Atlanta to connect, learn, and propel their collective desire to improve our world forward.

Third Year of Coke Scholar Coaching Program Begins

The third year of Coke Scholar Coaching has begun, pairing new alumni coaches together with first-year Scholars to support them as they transition to college.

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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.

Barrels by the Bay: Megan Rosenberger’s Journey to Water Sustainability

While a 19-year-old midshipman, Megan solidified her passion by founding Barrels by the Bay, a nonprofit that inspires the next generation of community activists through a rain barrel environmental education program.

Meet Lal and Zac: Two of 2018’s Most Inspiring and Most Impactful Scholars

When high school senior Zach Karpovich asked his college counselor to write him a letter of recommendation for the Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship, he apologized for wasting their time, thinking he never stood a chance. Yet, this April, Karpovich joined 149 socially conscious, service-minded leaders and innovators in Atlanta as recipients of the $20,000 scholarship. Furthermore, among…

July 2018 Accolades

Sophie Wix (2014) won a Fulbright Award and will do cancer research at Cambridge Institute in the UK. “I would not have applied for the Fulbright had it not been for my fellow Coke Scholars motivating me to apply,” said Sophie.