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ABARTA Coca-Cola Beverage Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

ABARTA Coca-Cola Beverages, LLC has established a scholarship program to assist employees and children of employees who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team.

Applicants to the ABARTA Coca-Cola Scholarship Program must:

  • Be a current full-time or part-time employee of the Sponsor or dependent children (age 26 and under) or spouse of full-time or part-time employees of Sponsor working at one of the eligible distribution centers locations* who have a minimum of ninety (90) days of continuous employment with the company as of the application deadline date.
    *Eligible distribution centers locations in Pennsylvania and Ohio: Ebensburg, Erie, Harrisburg, Pittston, Pocono, Cleveland.
  • Be high school graduates or current college undergraduates who are enrolled or plan to enroll in part-time (at least 6 credits) or full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Children of Vice Presidents and above are not eligible.


If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to 4 awards will be granted. Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Awards are for undergraduate or vocational-technical school study only.


All applicants will be notified in early June.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of ABARTA Coca-Cola Beverages, LLC. Payment is made in August.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • A statement of educational and career goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances

Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of ABARTA Coca-Cola Beverages, LLC play a part in the selection.

Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload a copy of your test score report(s) separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.

ABARTA Coca-Cola Beverages, LLC has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!

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