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Dr. Pepper's million dollar tuition giveaway contest

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Dr. Pepper's million dollar tuition giveaway contest
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Dr Pepper is sponsoring a nationwide promotion this 2011 college football season in which they are giving away $1 million in tuition assistance.


Scholarship America's Scholarship Management Services is partnering with Dr Pepper to help distribute the tuition assistance payments. To enter the promotion, entrants must have access to the Internet and the capability to upload a short video.

The promotion is open to anyone over the age of 18. Entrants submit a one-minute video explaining how they would make an impact in their life, their community, or the world if they won free tuition from Dr Pepper. Throughout the football season over 60 students will be awarded $2,500 in tuition assistance from Dr Pepper.

Dr Pepper will also select an additional 25 grand prize winners who will be invited to attend with one guest one of five end-of-season football games to compete in a contest at halftime. Selection of these grand prize winners will be limited to students under the age of 25. The students will be given a chance to throw for $100,000 in tuition during the halftime of the game. The winner will walk away with $100,000 in tuition and the runner-up will receive $23,000.

The five games involved are the SEC, ACC, Big 10 and Pac 12 Championship games to be held on December 3, and the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas on Jan. 6, 2012.

Deadline for entering videos for the $2,500 prizes is Dec. 31.

Deadline for entering videos for the $100,000 prizes is Nov. 1 for all but the Cotton Bowl.

Deadline for entering videos for the $100,000 prize at the Cotton Bowl is Dec. 15.

Full details and rules can be found at