5 Ways to Share Information on Our Young Scholars Program

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program application has launched, and we are asking for your help in getting the word out! We want 7th graders and educators to know about this incredible opportunity in time for the April 14, 2016 application deadline.

Here are 5 easy ways to share using tools that we all know. Thank you for your help!


  • Include a blurb on your website or newsletter.

    The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program is a unique pre-college scholarship for high-achieving, low-income 7th-graders. Young Scholars receive personalized high school and college advising, funding for summer and extracurricular academic programs, access to internships and study abroad opportunities, and other educational resources including books and technology. The Cooke Foundation also provides comprehensive support to help them gain admission to the top colleges and universities in the country with merit- and need-based aid. The application is open from mid-January through April 14, 2016.  http://bit.ly/1RlFFSd

  • Post on your Facebook page.

    Do you know a high-performing 7th grader with financial need? Encourage them to apply for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program, which provides the personalized advising and financial support needed to secure challenging academic opportunities, such as help planning a suitable academic course load, summer enrichment programs, study-abroad and community service opportunities, and college and career counseling. The application will be open mid-January and will close on April 14, 2016. For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/1RlFA13


  • Encourage students, families, and educators to attend the webinar.

    The Cooke Young Scholars Program webinar will take place Tuesday, February 16, 6-7 p.m. EST. We’ll cover¬†eligibility requirements, key dates and deadlines, and answer any questions you might have about the process and the program. Register by clicking here.

  • Tweet all about it.

    • Ambitious 7th graders should apply now to @TheJKCF’s Young Scholars Program: http://bit.ly/1RlEF0C #scholarship #edchat

    • 7th graders: Want advice from #middleschool thru #highschool? Apply before Apr 14 to be a @TheJKCF Young Scholar: http://bit.ly/1RlEF0C

    • Do you know a talented 7th grader with financial need? Tell them about @TheJKCF Young Scholar Program: http://bit.ly/1RlEF0C #mschat #K12

    • Top 7th graders, apply now thru 4/14 for @TheJKCF’s personalized advising and financial support http://bit.ly/1RlEF0C #lowincome #students

    • Generous educational opportunity for high-achieving 7th graders w/ financial need. Check out #YoungScholars Program: http://bit.ly/1RlEF0C

  • Share the program video with your network.

    Cut and paste this link to YouTube: http://bit.ly/1RlFtCE OR embed directly on your blog or website: