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Minimum Eligibility

To be eligible for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship, at a minimum, a candidate must:

  • Be a graduating Cooke Scholar (completing their undergraduate studies during the 2016-17 acadeimc year) or recent alumnus (within the last three years*),
  • Have demonstrated high academic achievement,
  • Plan to attend their first graduate degree program to begin studies in fall 2017*,
  • Apply for all financial aid available from institution, federal, and state sources, and
  • Demonstrate unmet financial need, and
  • Have not previously applied for the Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship*. 

If you have questions about your eligibility, please first review the FAQs. If you need further information, please contact us at gradscholars@jkcf.org.

The Cooke Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, physical or mental disabilities, sexual orientation, or national origin. Foundation staff, board members, and their families are not eligible to apply.

 

*See FAQs for exceptions to the "last three years" rule, guidance for scholars pursuing blended undergraduate/graduate programs and information for scholars who applied for teh 2016 Cooke Graduate Scholarship.

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