After a decade at the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, Vice President of Programs Emily Froimson is leaving to serve as president of the Gateway to College National Network (GtCNN).
At the White House College Opportunity Summit today President Barack Obama will be introduced by Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholar Chionque Mines, who will share her moving account of overcoming family challenges while growing up in a violence- and drug-stricken neighborhood in Philadelphia.
Building on a dozen years of success in increasing access to college for high-achieving, low-income students, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation today at the White House Summit on College Opportunity committed to do even more.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholars Program Application Available Until March 20, 2014
Statement by Vice President of Programs Emily Froimson
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.