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Jul 23, 2015 06:00 AM

Four Cooke Scholars Participate in White House’s Beating the Odds Summit

Rising Cooke College Scholars Dawit Gebre and Emily Janis will join 130 college-bound, high school graduates from across the country today for a special event at the White House. Two of the event's sessions will be facilitated by Jack Kent Cooke Foundation staff, and one will feature current Cooke College Scholars Myles McMurchy, a student at Dartmouth College, and Merilin Castillo, a student at Harvard University.

 
Jul 22, 2015 06:00 AM

Cooke Foundation Awards $100,000 to the Society for Science & the Public to Close the Excellence Gap in Science

Low-income students often lack the guidance and support needed to submit successful entries to scientific research competitions, a critical milestone for students intending to pursue careers in STEM disciplines. Thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, the Society for Science & the Public (SSP) is piloting a new program to recruit teachers, counselors, and scientists to become advocates for these students and help close the Excellence Gap.

 
Jul 08, 2015 06:00 AM

Cooke Foundation Awards Inaugural Oxford Scholarship

In partnership with Lincoln College at the University of Oxford, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has established a new annual graduate scholarship and names today the first ever Jack Kent Cooke Oxford Scholar. ​

 
Jul 07, 2015 06:00 AM

Cooke Foundation Awards 39 Graduate Scholarships

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation today announces the 39 recipients of its 2015 Graduate Scholarships. Selected for their academic achievements, unmet financial need, and demonstrated leadership and engagement in their communities, these outstanding Cooke Scholars will receive up to $50,000 per year for up to four years to pursue graduate degrees at some of the most prestigious institutions in the world.​

 
Jun 01, 2015 04:36 PM

Cooke Foundation Awards 90 Scholarships to Exceptionally Gifted Community College Students

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announces today 90 recipients of its 2015 Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is the largest private scholarship for students transferring from two-year community colleges to four-year baccalaureate institutions in the country.

 
May 29, 2015 05:07 PM

Cooke Foundation Awards 94 New Recipients the Nation's Most Generous College Scholarship

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announces its 2015 class of College Scholars, 94 of the brightest and most promising high school seniors from across the country who have unmet financial need.

 
May 11, 2015 06:00 AM

Cooke Foundation Partners with College Greenlight to Expand Reach to Thousands of Students

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has a new partnership with College Greenlight enabling it to reach thousands of low-income students across the country to make them aware that they are eligible for the Cooke Foundation’s prestigious scholarships.

 
Apr 28, 2015 01:59 PM

Cooke Foundation Joins Equal Opportunity Schools $100 Million Initiative to Enroll 100,000 Low-Income Students in AP/IB Classes

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation today announces a partnership with Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS) to ensure low-income students and students of color reach advanced levels of academic achievement.

 
Apr 23, 2015 09:15 AM

Cooke Foundation Awards Over $230,000 to Nine Local Nonprofits

More than 62,000 students with financial need in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia will benefit from new and expanding summer and academic year programs thanks to the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s 2015 Good Neighbor Grants. The Cooke Foundation has awarded a total of $238,770 to nine local nonprofit organizations focused on providing the highest quality of academic programs, college access initiatives, and arts education.

 
Apr 20, 2015 01:38 PM

Cooke Foundation Awards $500,000 to Elite Public High Schools to Increase Pipeline of Exceptionally Talented Low-Income Students

Today the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announces awards totaling $500,000 to selective public high schools in six states to support the schools’ programs that prepare academically talented, low-income students to get admitted to and graduate from these top schools. Combined, the grants will benefit more than 1,500 students in grades 6-12.

 
 
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