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.
"The fact that I'm a minority scientist, the fact that I'm an immigrant, the fact that I went to a community college first," Alessandro said, "makes me want to also mentor those future scientists."
Before they head back to high school for senior year, Cooke Young Scholars are spending their summer with @UConnNeag's professors and mentors.