Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Jack Kent Cooke

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.

$282 Million
Awarded in Scholarships
3,300 Cooke Scholars
Current Scholars and Alumni
$133 Million
Awarded in Grants
Lucy Marcil

Lucy Marcil is a pediatrician, a social entrepreneur, and a Cooke Scholar. In addition to her work at the Boston Medical Center, Lucy is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine and the co-founder of StreetCred, a nonprofit organization that provides financial services in pediatric clinics for families with financial need.

Lucy Marcil
Cooke Scholar
Lucy Marcil

Lucy Marcil

“It's essential to not just serve the community, but to let them serve themselves."