Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is dedicated to advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need.

Award amount:

Up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school. Ability to pursue any area of study. Personal advising about selecting a college and navigating financial aid. Multifaceted advising about how to transition to college and maximize the student experience.

Eligibility:

Senior standing – Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2019. Fall College Enrollment – Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2019. GPA – Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above. Test Scores – Receive a minimum SAT total of 1200 or ACT composite of 26. Income – Demonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. Last year’s cohort of new college scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $26,000.

Deadline(s):

College Scholarship Program. High school seniors can start their application on Thursday, September 6. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, November 20. Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Community college students transferring to a four-year institution can start their application on Thursday, September 13. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, November 27. This year, students will apply via the new Common App for Transfer.

Award
Varies- up to $40,000
Scopes
External
Deadline
11/20/2019