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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.

$200 Million
Awarded in Scholarships
2,700 Cooke Scholars
Current Scholars and Alumni
$110 Million
Awarded in Grants
Daniel Alejandro Leon-Davis

Daniel Alejandro Leon-Davis, a 2011 Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholar, is co-founder of both The Soze Agency and Immigrant Heritage Month. 

His work with Immigrant Heritage Month fueled the "I Am An Immigrant" campaign in 2016, which celebrates and sheds light on the beneficial contributions that immigrants make to the United States. The campaign has gained national attention and shared the stories of many immigrants with unique voices and backgrounds. 

Daniel Alejandro Leon-Davis
Cooke Scholar
Daniel Alejandro Leon-Davis

Daniel Alejandro Leon-Davis

Daniel Alejandro Leon-Davis' work with Immigrant Heritage Month fueled the "I Am An Immigrant" campaign in 2016, which celebrates and sheds light on the beneficial contributions that immigrants make to the United States.