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.
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.
Cooke Scholar Abel Berhan wrote this blog post about #JuneTeenth last year. "On Juneteenth, we commemorate the end of slavery for Black people, but let this day serve as a reminder of the progress we have made and the true liberation we have yet to achieve."