College Scholarship Program

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is a new  undergraduate scholarship program available to high-performing high  school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from  the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. Selected from a  nationwide pool of applicants, up to 40 students will become Jack Kent  Cooke Scholars and have access to funding for up to four years for  undergraduate studies.

Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s  educational expenses – 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 he or she may receive.

This highly competitive scholarship includes:

  • Up to $30,000 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 college student experience

Find out if you qualify to apply for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship: Selection & Eligibility.

Phase One applications will be available August 2013 and will close  in  early November 2013.  All applicants will be notified regarding  their  Phase One application status in mid-November.  Scholarship  recipients will  be notified in late February 2014.