College Scholarship Application Announcement

College Scholarship Program Application

The most generous undergraduate scholarship in the nation available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need is now accepting applications. The College Scholarship Program application period will close November 4.

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Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Application

The largest private scholarship for community college transfer students in the country will accept applications this fall. The Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship will open by October 6 and close December 2.

Congratulations to 2014 Graduate Scholarship Recipients


Forty-one exceptional Jack Kent Cooke Scholars have been awarded 2014 Graduate Scholarships to study at some of the best graduate programs in the United States and Europe.

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Congratulations to the 2014 Quinn Recipients

Three Scholars have been recognized for outstanding achievements in public service.

Harun Mehmedinovic

Featured Scholar

Meet former Undergraduate Transfer and Graduate Scholar Harun Mehmedinovic, an accomplished photographer, lecturer, and award-winning filmmaker.

Daniel Coeyman

Featured Scholar

Meet former Graduate Scholar Daniel Coeyman, a New York-based painter and writer who teaches art to homeless youth in the city.

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Partnerships that Promote Success

An evaluation of the Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative is now available. Learn what makes effective partnerships between community colleges and 4-year colleges.


Recent Blog Posts

JKCF in the News: Education Officials Flunk Statistics 101

JKCF Executive Director Harold Levy opines in the Wall Street Journal that despite solid statistics and studies, education officials ignore the data before them. One group highly affected - smart low-income students.

College Scholarship Program Application Now Open

The application for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is now open! Click here to find out more.

Largest Undergraduate Scholarship in the Nation Available to High-Achieving, Low-Income Students

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation invites applications for its College Scholarship Program, the largest undergraduate scholarship in the country.



Tuesday, September 9, 2014
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation invites applications for its College Scholarship Program, the largest undergraduate scholarship in the country.
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Today the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announces that two of the nation’s most generous undergraduate scholarships will accept applications this fall.
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Monday, August 4, 2014
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is pleased to announce that Harold O. Levy has been named Executive Director. Levy will lead the Foundation’s efforts to advance the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need. Levy is a highly seasoned executive with strong leadership experience in the education sector, including serving as the New York City Schools Chancellor.
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A video introduction to the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, a private, independent foundation established in 2000 to help exceptionally promising students reach their full potential through education.