Our Scholarships

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s scholarship programs are designed to encourage and support outstanding students who work hard and have financial need. Our scholarships provide financial assistance and academic support to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. In addition to the monetary award, students join a thriving network of nearly 2,500 Cooke Scholars.

Young Scholars Program

Young Scholars Program

Application Period
January 2019 - March 2019 Notify Me

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program offers some of the most personalized, generous scholarship and educational support to exceptionally promising students from families across the nation who have financial need.

Cooke Young Scholars receive comprehensive educational advising and financial support from the 8th grade through high school to pursue their unique academic and talent goals.

College Scholarship Program

College Scholarship Program

Application Period
September 6, 2018 - November 20, 2018 Notify Me

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is 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.

Cooke College Scholars receive up to $40,000 per year, college planning support, ongoing advising, and the opportunity to network with the larger Cooke Scholar community.

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Application Period
September 13, 2018 - November 27, 2018 Notify Me

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is 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.

The Foundation provides up to $40,000 per year for up to three years, making it among the largest private scholarships for community college transfer students in the country.