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JKCF Supports Bloomberg Initiative to Help High-Achieving, Low-Income Students Get to Colleges

Posted by Elizabeth Davidson on Oct 30, 2014 7:57:00 PM

LANSDOWNE, VA – In support of the Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative to increase the number of high-achieving, low- and moderate-income students who apply to and graduate from top colleges and universities, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has

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Grantee Spotlight: The Art of Problem Solving Foundation

Posted by Takami Peemoeller on Oct 30, 2014 4:50:39 PM

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation grantee The Art of Problem Solving Foundation is dedicated to promoting and providing opportunities to explore and experience mathematical problem solving among middle and high school students in the United States.

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Topics: grants, Grantee Spotlight

JKCF Good Neighbor Grant Program Accepting Proposals

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Oct 29, 2014 4:27:53 PM

LANSDOWNE, VA – The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, the largest scholarship foundation in the country, invites proposals from nonprofit organizations in the Greater Washington Metropolitan Area that help high-potential students with financial need make academic gains through enrichment, rigor, critical thinking, and creativity for its Good Neighbor Grant Program.  

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Topics: grants, Good Neighbor Grants

College Scholarship Program Application Period Closes In One Week

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Oct 28, 2014 5:00:00 PM

There is just one week left until the application period for the College Scholarship Program closes! To help students still working on their applications or students now focused on college applications, check out a roundup of our most useful tips below.

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Topics: College Scholarship, Scholarship, Tips

October 24, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Oct 24, 2014 12:02:45 PM

October 24, 2014—Here is what’s new in education news this week.

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Topics: Friday Roundup,, education news

Grantee Spotlight: Montgomery College Foundation

Posted by Takami Peemoeller on Oct 23, 2014 4:30:14 PM

In 2014, the Foundation awarded a $30,480 Good Neighbor Grant to the Montgomery College Foundation to support their Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES) program.

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Topics: Grantee Spotlight

5 Ways to Share the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Oct 21, 2014 4:16:29 PM

We need your help in getting the word out about the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The application is currently open and will close December 2, and we want community college students and educators to know about this opportunity.

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Webinar Recording Now Available

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Oct 17, 2014 4:55:11 PM

If you missed the informational webinar about our Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship on October 9 or want a refresher, a recording of it is now available. The webinar focuses on the Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship’s eligibility requirements, key dates, and deadlines. Live participants also ask questions about the process and the program.

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, Tips

October 17, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Oct 17, 2014 2:52:29 PM

October 17, 2014—Here is what’s new in education news this week.

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Topics: Friday Roundup,, education news

JKCF In The News: Virtual Advising System Aims to Expand College Access

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Oct 16, 2014 4:29:17 PM

Caralee Adams has highlighted a new plan by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation to introduce a virtual advising system into its services. The piece from Education Week, which you can read below, explains in further detail the plan to keep high-achieving, low-income students on the right track.

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Topics: education news

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