Schrochis Karki

Featured Scholar

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.

Mr. Cooke

Foundation Supports Bloomberg Initiative

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.

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Slide

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Application

The largest private scholarship for community college transfer students in the country is accepting applications until December 9.

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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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, the largest scholarship foundation in the country, invites proposals from nonprofit organizations in the Greater Washington Metropolitan Area that help high-potential students with financial need make academic gains through enrichment, rigor, critical thinking, and creativity for its Good Neighbor Grant Program.
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Tuesday, October 7, 2014
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation invites applications for its Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, the largest private scholarship in the country for community college transfer students.
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Monday, October 6, 2014
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, the nation’s largest scholarship foundation, has been selected as the first-ever recipient of the College Advising Corps Investor Impact Award.
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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.