Cooke Foundation Awards $1.6 Million in STEM Education Grants

Cooke Foundation Awards $1.6 Million in STEM Education Grants

In recognition of the many barriers facing high-performing, low-income students interested science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), the Cooke Foundation has awarded $1,632,598 in STEM-focused educational grants.

Cooke Young Scholar Attends White House Science Fair

Cooke Young Scholar Attends White House Science Fair

Robert Kancans from White Bear Lake, Minnesota, is participating in the fifth White House Science Fair, hosted President Barack Obama.

JKCF Young Scholars Program Application Period Open

Young Scholars Program Application Period Open

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.

JKCF Closing the Gap Convening

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.

JKCF Partners with College Board

Cooke Foundation Partners with College Board

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.

JKCF Report “Breaking Down Walls: Increasing Access to Four-Year Colleges for High-Achieving Communi

New JKCF Report on Community College 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.”

EdX and Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Announce Middle School Scholarship Challenge

Middle School Scholarship Challenge

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.

 
 
 

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Thursday, March 26, 2015
In recognition of the many barriers facing high-performing, low-income students interested science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has awarded $1,632,598 in STEM-focused educational grants.
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Monday, March 23, 2015
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholar Robert Kancans from White Bear Lake, Minnesota, has been invited to participate in the fifth White House Science Fair, hosted today by President Barack Obama. Robert will join more than 100 other bright minds to learn about innovative projects, discoveries, designs, and experiments from students across the country excelling in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
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Monday, February 9, 2015
The most generous and personalized five-year scholarship and educational support program in the nation is accepting applications for its Young Scholars Program, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced today.
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