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Aug 28, 2014 01:42 PM

Three Opportunities to Learn More about the College Scholarship Program

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation invites potential applicants for the College Scholarship Program, parents of potential applicants, and educators who may know a student eligible for the scholarship to participate in any of three opportunities to learn more about the program.

Aug 04, 2014 11:11 AM

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Announces New Executive Director Harold O. Levy

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is pleased to announce that Harold O. Levy has been named Executive Director. Levy will lead the Foundation’s efforts to advance the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need. Levy is a highly seasoned executive with strong leadership experience in the education sector, including serving as the New York City Schools Chancellor.

Apr 10, 2014 04:07 PM

Ed Trust Study Highlights Effects of the "Excellence Gap"

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is pleased to support The Education Trust’s recent research, “Falling Out of the Lead: Following High Achievers Through High School and Beyond.”

Feb 04, 2014 09:11 AM

Foundation Opens Young Scholars Program Application for Exceptionally Promising 7th Graders

Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholars Program Application Available Until March 20, 2014

Jan 16, 2014 02:25 PM

Foundation Comments About White House Initiative To Improve College Access for Low-Income Students

Statement by Vice President of Programs Emily Froimson

Oct 02, 2013 09:00 AM

Graduate Arts Award Application Now Open for Promising Artists with Financial Need

Today the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announces the opening of its Graduate Arts Award application. The Graduate Arts Award recognizes and rewards America’s up-and-coming artists from lower-income backgrounds with up to $50,000 per year for up to three years to attend an accredited graduate institution in the U.S. or abroad.

Sep 13, 2013 09:00 AM

Generous Transfer Scholarship Opens Nationwide for Community College Students

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation launched its application for the Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, the largest private scholarship in the nation for community college transfer students. This scholarship provides up to $30,000 per year for up to 75 students from a nationwide applicant pool who plan to transfer to top four-year colleges or universities next fall.

Sep 03, 2013 09:00 AM

New College Scholarship Opens for High-Achieving, Low-Income Students Nationwide

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation opened a new college scholarship for high-achieving, lower-income high school seniors who seek to attend the country’s best four-year colleges and universities. In what is expected to be an extremely competitive scholarship, as many as 40 recipients will be awarded up to $30,000 each year for tuition, books, living expenses, and other required fees. The application is open through November 5, 2013. Final notification will be made in February 2014.

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