For Counselors and Educators

Teachers, counselors, and other community leaders who work with high school students can read, watch, and share the Cooke College Scholarship Program resources below.

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program 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. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships they may receive.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Senior standing – Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2019.
  • Fall College Enrollment – Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2019.
  • GPA – Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above.
  • Test Scores – Receive a minimum SAT total of 1200 or ACT composite of 26.
  • Income – Demonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. Last year’s cohort of new college scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $26,000.

This highly competitive scholarship provides:

  • Up to $40,000 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.

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The Cooke College Scholarship Program provides high-achieving high school seniors with up to $40,000 per year, in addition to comprehensive educational advising and a thriving community of 2,500 Cooke Scholars. Get ready to apply! www.jkcf.org/college

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The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is the largest 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. In addition to the monetary award, Cooke Scholars receive comprehensive educational advising, significant cohort-based programming, and graduate school funding, as well as a thriving network of nearly 2,500 fellow Cooke Scholars and alumni. Application deadline: November 20, 2018. www.jkcf.org/college

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The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program 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. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships they may receive.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Senior standing – Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2019.
  • Fall College Enrollment – Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2019.
  • GPA – Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above.
  • Test Scores – Receive a minimum SAT total of 1200 or ACT composite of 26.
  • Income – Demonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. Last year’s cohort of new college scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $26,000.

This highly competitive scholarship provides:

  • Up to $40,000 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.
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Help us find the next generation of Cooke Scholars!

Share on social media

Click the buttons below, or copy and paste this text into a post on any social network!

The Cooke College Scholarship Program provides high-achieving high school seniors with up to $40,000 per year, in addition to comprehensive educational advising and a thriving community of 2,500 Cooke Scholars. Get ready to apply! www.jkcf.org/college

Share on Facebook

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Send an email

Click the button below to open an email draft about our scholarship. Simply add a recipient and hit send!

Share via Email

 

Add a blurb to your website or newsletter

Copy and paste the text below to highlight the scholarship in a newsletter or other communications to students and families:

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is the largest 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. In addition to the monetary award, Cooke Scholars receive comprehensive educational advising, significant cohort-based programming, and graduate school funding, as well as a thriving network of nearly 2,500 fellow Cooke Scholars and alumni. Application deadline: November 20, 2018. www.jkcf.org/college

Contact Us

The 2019 application will open on September 6, 2018. Sign up to be notified when the application opens.

If you have any general questions, please email scholarships@jkcf.org.