Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Jack Kent Cooke

Our Scholarships

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is dedicated to advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need.

Young Scholars Program

Offers the most personalized, generous scholarship and educational support to exceptionally promising students from families across the nation who have financial need.

College Scholarship Program

An undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities.

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

A highly-selective scholarship for the nation’s top community college students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degrees at selective four-year colleges or universities.

$304 Million
Awarded in Scholarships
3,400 Cooke Scholars
Current Scholars and Alumni
$136 Million
Awarded in Grants
Chat Travieso

"In some ways, this work is meant to be about creating a more open and just city – especially toward communities that are often excluded."

Chat Travieso
Cooke Scholar
Chat Travieso

Chat Travieso

After graduating from Yale School of Architecture in 2010 with a master’s degree, Chat worked as an architectural and urban designer for WXY Architecture + Urban Design, an award-winning multi-disciplinary practice focused on innovative approaches to design.