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Jan 29, 2015 03:20 PM

College Board Announces Cooke Foundation Partnership to Expand Scholarship Access

Through new partnerships with the College Board and four other of the country's leading scholarship providers, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation will expand access to scholarship opportunities earlier in high school to change students' trajectories and help inform their decisions about pursuing college.

Jan 20, 2015 04:26 PM

Cooke Foundation Releases Report on Increasing Access for Community College Students to Four-Year Colleges

Many more community college students could succeed at four-year colleges and universities, says a report released today by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, if only they were given the right tools and the opportunity. At present, while the majority of community college students aspire to complete a bachelor’s degree, as few as 12% manage to do so.

Jan 09, 2015 03:27 PM

Statement from Executive Director Harold O. Levy on White House Community College Announcement

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation issues the following statement in response to the White House's announcement of the America’s College Promise proposal for tuition-free community college education.

Oct 29, 2014 03:07 PM

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Good Neighbor Grant Program Accepting Proposals

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.

Oct 07, 2014 09:00 AM

Largest Scholarship in the Nation for Community College Students Now Accepting Applications

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation invites applications for its Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, the largest private scholarship in the country for community college transfer students.

Oct 06, 2014 09:37 AM

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Receives College Advising Corps' Inaugural Investor Impact Award

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.

Sep 30, 2014 10:57 AM

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Awards $500,000 Grant to Launch STEM Excellence and Literacy Program

Over the next three years, 330 high-ability, low-income middle school students living in rural, under-resourced school districts in Iowa will participate in a rigorous after school math and science enrichment program, thanks to a grant from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.

Sep 09, 2014 09:19 AM

Largest Undergraduate Scholarship in the Nation Available to High-Achieving, Low-Income Students

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation invites applications for its College Scholarship Program, the largest undergraduate scholarship in the country.

Aug 13, 2014 11:31 AM

Nation's Largest Undergraduate Scholarships Accepting Applications This Fall

Today the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announces that two of the nation’s most generous undergraduate scholarships will accept applications this fall.

Jul 14, 2014 03:52 PM

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Hosts 13th Annual Scholars Weekend

To advance its commitment to supporting exceptional students with financial need, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is hosting its 13th annual Scholars Weekend, July 31-August 3, at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, VA.

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