Advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need
The application period for the Young Scholars Program, a selective pre-college scholarship for high-performing 7th grade students with financial need, is open now until April 14.
The Cooke Foundation convened 100 principals of selective public high schools from across the country to address how to better support and advocate for high-achieving, low-income students and close the widening Excellence Gap.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has partnered with the College Board and four other of the nation’s leading scholarship providers to expand access to nearly $180 million in existing scholarship dollars to low-income and minority students.
The Cooke Foundation has released a new report titled “Breaking Down Walls: Increasing Access to Four-Year Colleges for High-Achieving Community College Students.”
The Foundation and edX have announced a scholarship challenge for advanced middle school students. Eligible 7th graders who successfully complete 1 of 5 selected edX courses will secure a semi-finalist position in the Young Scholars Program.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation issues the following statement in response to the White House’s America’s College Promise proposal for tuition-free community college education for responsible students.
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.
If you haven’t already done so, it’s time to complete a Federal Application for Student Aide (FAFSA) today.
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MainStreet published this article naming the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation in its list of nine unique educational grants and scholarships.