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.
After serving as CEO of Stanford Student Enterprises for several years, Neveen cofounded The Young Vets, a social impact startup that works with underserved student-athletes, in 2013.
Cooke Scholar Vinny Wagner's journey to Princeton was full of obstacles, but he was resilient in achieving his dream.
The application for the Young Scholars Program opened yesterday and will be open until March 22. 7th graders entering 8th grade this fall should apply now!
Advisers from our Native American Scholar Support group are facilitating a webinar with application tips for Native and indigenous students tomorrow at 7 p.m. EST. We hope families, students, supporting institutions and staff will attend! Register here: