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PepsiCo Foundation S.M.I.L.E. Scholarship

The PepsiCo Foundation S.M.I.L.E. Scholarship is designed to help students transition from designated partner community colleges within PepsiCo’s local communities in New York, Dallas and Chicago to four-year colleges and universities.

Current undergraduates at Westchester Community College, in Valhalla, NY; Dallas College in Dallas, TX and the City Colleges of Chicago in Chicago, IL who identify as Black, African American, Hispanic and/or Latino are invited to apply, as long as you have completed 45 credit hours by January 2022 and plan to enroll in fulltime undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university the entire upcoming academic year. Applicants must also have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).

Up to 25 students will earn renewable scholarships of $25,000 each for undergraduate study; award funds may be used for any education-related expenses including room and board and indirect educational expenses included in the Cost of Attendance. Provided you meet progress criteria, awards are renewable for up to two additional years or until your bachelor’s degree is completed, whichever comes first.

Opening January 2022