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Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway Totals $650,000+

Use your soda enthusiasm to create a unique video that’ll help you pay for college!

Shawna Newman

September 24, 2021

Learn what tuition and TikTok have to do with the Dr. Pepper Scholarship, and how you could win a huge, $100,000 college scholarship.
Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway Totals $650,000+
Look out Coca-Cola Scholarship, a refreshing scholarship opportunity from a brand that’s been around for 136 years is bubbling up. Not only is this a new and fun financial aid opportunity for students looking to earn their college degree, but it’s a sweet one too: The Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway. This huge Dr. Pepper scholarship from the well-known, oldest major brand does not require a minimum GPA. It’s also broad enough so that many United States high school and college students can apply. Another benefit is that you don’t have to have a specific major to qualify. You just need to be a bubbly student that could use a $100,000 financial lift to help you pay for college.
We’re guessing that if you’re a major fan of the pop of 23-flavors, you can use some of your soda enthusiasm to create a unique TikTok that’ll grab the Dr. Pepper Scholarship 2021 judges’ attention.

2021 Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway

Deadline: 10/13/21
Award Amount: $100,000
The 2021 Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway is open to students who will be between the ages of 18 and 24 by 10/29/2021. You must create a TikTok that describes why you deserve tuition, how it will impact your life and help you reach your goals in order to be considered for this award. Your original creation must use the hashtag #IDeserveTuition and the official song “Sweet Tuition".

Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway Rule Details

The 2021 Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway is all about impact and goals, and you get to showcase your authentic self via a TikTok video. The first step to enter the scholarship program is to create a profile at Once you’ve created your profile, you’ll create and upload your video sharing why you should have your college tuition paid, how it will affect your life, and help you reach your goals. Dr. Pepper is asking students ages 18-24 to give their video submissions their all, and creativity is at the core.
The Dr. Pepper Giveaway site adds, “Get creative and show us what you got. Have fun. Be passionate. Be you.”

Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway Videos Must Include

In addition to sharing why you deserve tuition via your TikTok, you’ll need to use the official song, “Sweet Tuition” and include the hashtag #IDeserveTuitionContest. Students must submit their public TikTok video by October 13, 2021. HINT: The Giveaway FAQs section highlights how a Dr. Pepper cameo in your video wouldn’t hurt. But, it’s not a requirement. You attract more positive vibes with honey, well in this case...Dr. Pepper! There are a few other video guidelines you should consider when developing your entry. Your TikTok must be suitable for publication and submitted in English.

Dr. Pepper Tuition Prize and Winner Details

If you’re one of the lucky 20 grand prize winners, you’ll get a trip for two to one of the Grand Prize Games. The Grand Prize Games are where you’ll get the chance to throw for up to $100,000 in tuition at one of five College Football Conference Championship games. Below are the games where the Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway finalists will throwdown: December 6 at the:
  • Pacific-12 Conference (PAC-12) Championship
  • December 7 at the:
  • Atlantic Coast Conference (AAC) Championship
  • Big Ten Conference Championship
  • Southeastern Conference (SEC) Championship Game
  • Big 12 Conference Championship Game
  • Five $100,000 tuition prizes and $25,000 runner-up prizes will be awarded at each of the above college football games. There are also other tuition prize opportunities at these games. In addition to the grand prize awards, 12 $23,000 celebrity-awarded prizes will be given, too. You can get more details on the prizes at Dr. Pepper’s official rules website.

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    If you’re excited about what the Dr. Pepper company has to offer, then you may find these scholarships below just as thrilling: Doodle for Google: Check back soon; this scholarship program typically runs each year. As soon as we have the details on the 2022 program, we’ll be sure to share with our Fastweb members. Coca Cola Scholarship Program: This scholarship is limited to seniors but it’s a big $20,000 scholarship available to 150 high school students. While you’re on a roll, create your free Fastweb profile to get matched to scholarships that fit you, and apply for scholarships like these below: No-Essay Scholarships Easy Scholarships Scholarships for High School Seniors Full-Ride Scholarships Scholarships for College Students

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