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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
Chat Travieso

"In some ways, this work is meant to be about creating a more open and just city – especially toward communities that are often excluded."

Chat Travieso
Cooke Scholar
Chat Travieso

Chat Travieso

After graduating from Yale School of Architecture in 2010 with a master’s degree, Chat worked as an architectural and urban designer for WXY Architecture + Urban Design, an award-winning multi-disciplinary practice focused on innovative approaches to design.