College Scholarship Program


The Cooke College Scholarship Program is among the largest undergraduate scholarship programs available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational experience – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees.


Am I eligible to apply?

To be considered for the Young Scholars Program, the applicant must meet the following eligibility requirements: -Currently in 7th grade and/or entering 8th grade in the fall of 2024. -Since…

Program Experience

Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships they may receive. This highly competitive scholarship includes:

  • Up to $55,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school.
  • Ability to pursue any area of study.
  • Personal advising about selecting a college and navigating financial aid.
  • Multifaceted advising about how to transition to college and maximize the student experience.

Contact Us

Northwestern Center for Talent Development
Tammie Stewart
(847) 491-3782

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