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Achieve.

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.

$190 Million
Awarded in Scholarships
2,500 Cooke Scholars
Current Scholars and Alumni
$100 Million
Awarded in Grants
Qian Qian Tang

"I remember being like this is where I need to be, this is where I belong," Qian Qian said. "Once I got to Exeter, it just worked. I think that I owe a lot of that to the Foundation."

Qian Qian Tang
Cooke Scholar
Qian Qian Tang

Qian Qian Tang

"I got to MIT and suddenly the world was about more than spending 10 years in a research lab, trying to potentially find a cure [for diseases]," Qian Qian said. "There were ways where you could prototype something or test something out and see the direct impact on the patient or the user within 6 months."