Apply now to the Cooke Young Scholars Program!

Apply now to the Cooke Young Scholars Program!

High-achieving 7th graders should apply now to the Young Scholars Program. a selective 5-year pre-college scholarship and advising program for high-achieving students with financial need.

Over 500 Top High School Seniors Advance as Semifinalists for the Cooke College Scholarship

Over 500 Top High School Seniors Advance as Semifinalists for the Cooke College Scholarship

The foundation has selected 578 top performing high school seniors with financial need to advance as semifinalists for its College Scholarship Program. The highly competitive scholarship provides recipients with up to $40,000 annually for four years.

Over 500 Top Community College Students Advance as Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Semifinalists

Over 500 Top Community College Students Advance as Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Semifinalists

The Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship provides high-achieving community college students with up to $40,000 per year to complete their bachelor's degree. See a list of all 534 of this year's semifinalists.

New in HuffPost - 'Hunger on Campus'

New in HuffPost - 'Hunger on Campus'

Executive Director Harold O. Levy's latest contributor piece draws attention to food insecurity on college campuses, challenging higher education leaders to better support student success.

New Report Calls For Greater Transparency In Financial Aid Practices

New Report Calls For Greater Transparency In Financial Aid Practices

"Making College Affordable" examines the numerous barriers preventing low-income students from enrolling and persisting in college. The report offers 11 best practices to institutions to help students pay for college and stay in school.

Report Documents Troubling Statistics for Low-Income Students Applying to Nation’s Top Colleges

Report Documents Troubling Statistics for Low-Income Students Applying to Nation’s Top Colleges

America’s elite colleges and universities can increase the number of high-achieving, low-income students who attend by taking simple steps to reduce burdensome fees and improve transparency. Read our latest report on opening doors.

 
 
 

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The Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program application is open! Follow these tips to submit the best application possible for this unique program.

Over 500 Top High School Seniors Advance as Semifinalists for the Cooke College Scholarship

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation selects 578 top-performing high school seniors with financial need to advance as College Scholarship Program semifinalists.

 

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Thursday, February 15, 2018
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has selected 578 top performing high school seniors with financial need to advance as semifinalists for its College Scholarship Program, the largest undergraduate scholarship in the country. The highly competitive scholarship will provide recipients with up to $40,000 annually for four years toward their tuition at selective colleges and universities across the nation.
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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
The Cooke Foundation today announced the opening of the application period for its Young Scholars Program, the largest high school scholarship and advising program in the United States, for high-performing 7th grade students with financial need.
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Tuesday, December 19, 2017
534 high-achieving U.S. community college students are semifinalists to for the Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, which provides up to $40,000 per year.
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