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Our Scholarships

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

The Cooke Foundation stands with our Black Scholars, Alumni, Families, Staff, and entire diverse community to condemn systemic racism. Black Lives Matter. We are committed to fighting educational and economic inequalities.

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.

$230 Million
Awarded in Scholarships
2,939 Cooke Scholars
Current Scholars and Alumni
$119.5 Million
Awarded in Grants
Harun Mehmedinovic

Harun’s photographs have been exhibited internationally and have been featured by numerous publications, including Vogue Italia and the Los Angeles Times. He has even presented a TED talk about his project.

Harun Mehmedinovic
Cooke Scholar
Harun Mehmedinovic

Harun Mehmedinovic

Harun now teaches film and photography at Northern Arizona University, has presented and lectured all over the United States and in Europe, and has received numerous awards. A restless spirit, he continues to branch out into other artistic realms.