Advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need
Dr. Nicole Hurd, founder and CEO of Foundation grantee College Advising Corps (CAC), was recently featured on The Chronicle of Higher Education's 2014 Influence List.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation took a lead role at the White House College Opportunity Day of Action in Washington, D.C. last week.
At the White House College Opportunity Summit, President Barack Obama was introduced by Cooke Scholar Chionque Mines.
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation commits $14 million in scholarships and creating new technology tools at White House College Opportunity Summit; scholarships and “chatbot” to expand college opportunities for students nationwide.
Meet 2009 Graduate Scholar, 2014 Matthew J. Quinn Prize recipient, and Samaanta Foundation Executive Director Shrochis Karki. He and the Samaanta Foundation were recently profiled in the New York Times.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation supports the Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative to increase the number of high-achieving, low- and moderate-income students who apply to and graduate from top colleges and universities.
November 26, 2014—Here is what’s new in education news this week.
Thirty-three rising seniors from the Young Scholars Program embarked on a four-day, seven-college tour which took them to Philadelphia, Baltimore, and DC.
Ask any Cooke Scholar to explain Scholars Weekend and you will be treated to a superbly articulated debrief of the inspiring three-day event.