Advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need

Cooke Chronicle: Equity, Affordability, and Student Outcomes

Cooke Chronicle: Ensuring Support for Underserved Students

Cooke Chronicle: Nudges, Growth Mindsets, and Student Success

Cooke Chronicle: Guiding Students & Increasing Diversity

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Awards $250,000 to 12 DC Area Nonprofits

Cooke Chronicle: Supporting High-Achievers from Kindergarten through College

Cooke Chronicle: Advanced Students & Early Decisions

Outstanding Community College Students Awarded $40,000 Transfer Scholarship

Cooke Chronicle: Food Insecurity & Financial Aid

Exceptional High School Seniors Awarded $40,000 College Scholarship

Cooke Chronicle: The challenges of getting to and through college

Cooke Chronicle: Higher ed debates & K-12 grades

State Report Card Shows Most States Struggle to Support High-Achieving Students with Financial Need

Cooke Chronicle: Student Leaders & Food Insecurity

Cooke Chronicle: College Concierges & Supporting Students

Cooke Chronicle: Identifying and enrolling talented students

Leading by Listening: Cooke Scholar Lucy Marcil

Cooke Chronicle: Identifying talented students & supporting college success

Cooke Chronicle: Student voices, student support.

Tips for Submitting a Successful Young Scholars Application

Over 500 Top High School Seniors Advance as Semifinalists for the Cooke College Scholarship

Cooke Alumni Buzz

Cooke Chronicle: Opening Access to Gifted Education and College Opportunities

Cooke Chronicle: Celebrating school counselors and community colleges

Cooke Chronicle: Understanding financial aid & encouraging inventors

Cooke Chronicle: Contingency Plans & College Admissions

Nation’s Largest Pre-College Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

Cooke Chronicle: Educational Inequities

Cooke Chronicle: College Counseling & Gifted Learners

Cooke Chronicle: Affordability & Above-Level Testing

Over 500 Top Community College Students are Cooke Scholar Semifinalists

Cooke Chronicle: Tax reform, net neutrality, and college access

Cooke Chronicle: Integrated Schools & Social Mobility

Cooke Chronicle: School Funding & Food Insecurity

Cooke Chronicle: Community Schools and College Equity

Cooke Chronicle: Selectivity versus Equity?

Making College Affordable: New Report Calls For Greater Transparency In Financial Aid Practices

Cooke Chronicle: Admissions Inequalities & Universal Screening

Cooke Chronicle: Enrolling and Supporting Underrepresented Students

Cooke Chronicle: STEM Students & Selective Colleges

Cooke Chronicle: Counseling to College & Measuring Success

From Advisory Board to the Pediatric Ward: Cooke Scholar Isabelle Riddle

New Scholarship Unlocks Graduate Education for Cohort of High-Achieving Scholars

Cooke Chronicle: Success & College Access for Underrepresented Students

Acting to Change the World: Cooke Scholar John Johnson

Working For a Bright Future: Cooke Scholar Lauren Pham

Cooke Chronicle: Inequality from age three to college degree

Empowerment Through Financial Literacy: Cooke Scholar Marshelle Davis

Cooke Chronicle: Hungry Learners & Student Moms

Engineering Early Detection of Disease: Cooke Scholar Jacob Mosley

Cooke Chronicle: Access to AP, Pell Grants, and Social Mobility

Nation’s Largest College Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

From the Military to Mars: Cooke Scholar Mark Rubianes

Bringing History to Life Through Arts Enrichment

Cooke Chronicle: Policy Changes in Higher Education

Fascinated by the Brain: Cooke Scholar Marcela Rodrigues Guimarães

Local Nonprofits Can Apply Now for our 2018 Good Neighbor Grants

Cooke Chronicle: Strong School Communities

From Cote d'Ivoire to Texas Tech: Cooke Scholar Jean-Christian Guiton

Harold Levy in NY Daily News: Higher Ed Must Focus on Social Mobility

Widening the Science Talent Pipeline for Underserved Students

Cooke Chronicle: College planning, affordability, and diversity

Community College Students — Apply Now for Our Transfer Scholarship!

Melissa Batz Receives the $5,000 Quinn Youth Leadership Award

Cooke Chronicle: Opening Doors & Educator Resources

Report Documents Troubling Statistics for Low-Income Students Applying to Nation’s Top Colleges

StreetCred Co-Founder Lucy Marcil Awarded $10,000 Quinn Prize

Cooke Chronicle: Policy Concerns & Syllabus Revisions

Emily Hedin is Awarded the $10,000 Matthew J. Quinn Prize

Cooke Chronicle: Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunities

Cooke Chronicle: Fair Funding and Enrollment Practices

Cooke Chronicle: Low-income, first-gen, and non-traditional students

Cooke Chronicle: Higher Ed "Mess" & K-12 Equity

Cooke Chronicle: Understanding Equity & Obstacles for Students

Cooke Chronicle: Summer Reading & Despedidas

The Business of Doing Good: Cooke Scholar's Inspiring Graduation Speech

Cooke Chronicle: A refresh ahead for higher ed?

From Community College to Yale: Ryan Liu Shares His Story in Forbes

UNC-Chapel Hill Wins $1 Million Cooke Prize

Cooke Chronicle: For-Profit College Regulation Roll Back

Report Finds Flagship Universities Becoming Instruments of Social Stratification

Cooke Foundation Awards $855,000 in Grants to Benefit Low-Income Rural Students

Cooke Chronicle: Predictive Data Helps Students Succeed

Cooke Chronicle: Economic Segregation In Schools

Meet the 2017 Cooke College Scholars!

Cooke Chronicle: Education Budget Incites Controversy

Cooke Chronicle: Multimillion-dollar Partnership Will Expand Educational Access

Cooke Chronicle: The End of the Traditional High School Transcript?

Cooke Scholars Celebrate College Signing Day 2017

Cooke Chronicle: Can Top Universities Afford to Admit More Low-Income Students?

Cooke Chronicle: Increasing Access for Low-Income Students, and New Scholars in the News

Cooke Foundation Announces Five Finalists for $1 Million Prize

Cooke Chronicle: Calculating Financial Aid and funding higher education

Cooke Foundation Awards 55 Top Community College Students Transfer Scholarships

BEAM Receives $1 Million Cooke Foundation Talent Development Award

Cooke Chronicle: Education Legislation, College Readiness and Education Budget Cuts

Exploring the Skies - Cooke Scholar Harun Mehmedinovic

Cooke Chronicle: Race, Gifted Testing, and Preferential Treatment

Reinvesting in Others: Cooke Scholar Neveen Mahmoud

Cooke Chronicle: Newly Proposed Funding Cuts to U.S. Department of Education

One Week Left to Apply to be a Young Scholar

Cooke Chronicle: Expanding access for talented, low-income students

Cooke Foundation Awards $225,000 in Good Neighbor Grants

Cooke Chronicle: Understanding the budget & addressing financial need

Cooke Chronicle: Ensuring access to gifted programs and higher ed

Something That Matters: Cooke Scholar Qian Qian Tang

Cooke Chronicle: Funding possibilities for K-12 schools and HBCUs

Cooke Chronicle: New federal regulations & challenges for students

Cooke Chronicle: Feb. 17, 2017

Cooke Foundation Awards $350,000 in Academic Grants

High Expectations: How LINK Unlimited Supports Chicago Students

Cooke Chronicle: Feb. 10, 2017

Application Period Opens for Nation’s Largest Pre-College Scholarship

Cooke Chronicle: Feb. 3, 2017

Touchdown! Washington Post features the Cooke Foundation

Nominate an Organization: Award for Excellence in Educational Access

Cooke Chronicle: Jan. 27, 2017

Semifinalists for Nation’s Largest College Scholarship Announced

Cooke Chronicle: Jan. 20, 2017

Reflecting on 2016 and the Challenges Ahead

Cooke Chronicle: Jan. 13, 2017

Semifinalists for Nation’s Largest Transfer Scholarship Announced

Cooke Chronicle: Jan. 6, 2017

Cooke Chronicle: Dec. 23, 2016

Honoring Vassar's model of Higher Ed Equity under President Cappy Hill

Cooke Chronicle: Dec. 16, 2016

Cooke Chronicle: Dec. 9, 2016

Cooke Chronicle: Dec. 2, 2016

Making an Impact: Cooke Scholar Ethan Ambrose

Cooke Chronicle: Nov. 18, 2016

Cooke Scholar Selena: Conducting Research and Keeping an Open Mind

Cooke Chronicle: Nov. 11, 2016

Making Global Connections: Santiago Tobar Potes

Cooke Chronicle: Nov. 4, 2016

Highlights from our 2016 Cooke Alumni Summit

Building a Better City: Cooke Scholar Chat Travieso

Cooke Scholar Sunpreet Singh on Thinking Big

Oct. 28, 2016: Education News We're Reading This Week

Cooke Scholar Kate Hegay: From Uzbekistan to Refugee Advocate

Oct. 21: Education News We're Reading This Week

Rubik's Cube Maven, Cooke Scholar, and Future Pediatrician

Cooke Scholar Pursues Dual Passions: Cello Performance and Pre-Med

October 14: Education News We're Reading This Week

New Online Advising Program Trains Counselors in College Selection

October 7: Education News We're Reading This Week

Report Commemorates 16 Years of Scholarships, Grants, and Research

Secretary of Education John King Speaks to Cooke Scholars

September 30: Education News We're Reading This Week

Cooke Foundation Seeks Applicants for $40,000 College Scholarship

Navy Veteran Joshua DuFault Uses Cooke Scholarship to Attend Stanford

Traveling Players Ensemble: Where Theater Meets Adventure

September 23: Education News We're Reading This Week

New School District and State Commitments Could Change Narrative for Underserved Students

How One Undocumented Student Went from Community College to Georgetown

September 16: Education News We're Reading This Week

Grant Applications Sought from Education Nonprofits in DC Area

Engineering Her Future: Cooke Scholar Katya Echazarreta

One Selective High School LIFTs Students Up with Enrichment Program

September 9: Education News We're Reading This Week

From Community College to Georgetown University: Derrick Arthur-Cudjoe

September 2: Education News We're Reading This Week

Cooke Scholar Valentina d'Empaire Urges Students to Apply

August 26: Education News We're Reading This Week

Students Can Apply for Largest Community College Transfer Scholarship

Meaningful Life & Learning: Thoughts from Cooke Scholar Abigail McFee

Text "College" to 44044 Now! A note from Cooke Scholar Dennis Murphy

August 19: Education News We're Reading This Week

Cooke Conversation: Faith Culhane and the Power of Spoken Word

August 12: Education News We're Reading This Week

Hoping to score a scholarship? Here's how to spend your summer!

August 5: Education News We're Reading This Week

Maximize Your Impact: The Best Moments of Scholars Weekend 2016

Innovative Leadership Efforts Earn 3 Cooke Scholars a Total of $15,000

Civic Engagement Leader Olya Yarychkivska Receives Quinn Prize

July 29: Education News We're Reading This Week

How One Cooke Scholar Planned an Affordable College Pathway

July 22: Education News We're Reading This Week

July 15: Education News We're Reading This Week

Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics (BEAM): Nurturing the Love of Math

July 8: Education News We're Reading This Week

Cooke Scholar Gabby Nicholas on Mentorship, College Access and Success

July 1: Education News We're Reading

New Cooke Young Scholars Learn to Think Big at Welcome Weekend 2016

June 24: Education News We're Reading This Week

Issue Brief: Opening College Doors to Equal Educational Opportunity

Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Affirmative Action

Announcing our 75 New Undergraduate Transfer Scholars

"It Feels Unreal": 3 Miami Dade College Grads Earn Cooke Scholarships

June 17: Education News We're Reading This Week

Introducing the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's 85 New College Scholars

June 10: Education News We're Reading This Week

Cooke Conversation: 5 Questions with Krysti Scotti

June 3: Education News We're Reading This Week

Finding Housing at Your New School

In The Huffington Post, Harold O. Levy Calls for Celebrating Scholars

May 27: Education News We're Reading This Week

Watch Four NOVA Students Receive Surprise Scholarship Announcement

Harold O. Levy in The Hill: Value Merit over Money in Admissions

May 20: Education News We're Reading This Week

The New York Times Features Cooke Prize Honoree's Accomplishments

$1 Million Cooke Prize Recipient Announced

May 13: Education News We're Reading This Week

Harold Levy on College Access and the Cooke Prize

Getting Smart Features Nara Lee's Scholarship and College Pathway Tips

May 6: Education News We're Reading This Week

Harold O. Levy Recommends Alternatives for Maintaining Diversity

April 29: Education News We're Reading This Week

New York Daily News Publishes Ideas for Strengthening College Pathway

Harold O. Levy in Fox News: Averages Ensure Only Average Possibilities

Cooke Scholar Community Celebrates College Signing Day

Harold O. Levy's Four Keys for Equalizing Educational Opportunity

April 22: Education News We're Reading This Week

Baltimore High School Senior Kathy Le Receives Cooke College Scholarship

Announcing the 2016 Good Neighbor Grant Recipients

Harold O. Levy Merit Aid Op-Ed Published by CNN

Surprise Scholarship Announcement for High School Senior Ethan Ambrose

April 15: Education News We're Reading This Week

StudioTulsa Interviews Cooke Scholar Noam Faingold

Executive Director Harold O. Levy Encourages Access to Effective EdTech

Cooke Conversation: 5 Questions with Ann Hollingsworth

Announcing the Five Finalists for the $1 Million Cooke Prize

April 8: Education News We're Reading This Week

How One Student Went From Community College to Cooke Scholar

Harold O. Levy: "Admit More Students with Big Minds and Small Wallets"

Cooke Conversation: 5 Questions with Shaun Zhang

Cooke Scholar Jo Beaudry on Student Outreach

April 1: Education News We're Reading This Week

Do Schools Prioritize Counselors and College Access?

The Takeaway Features Cooke Scholar Angel Sanchez's Amazing Turnaround

Nicole Hurd Discusses College Access Gaps with Charlie Rose

March 25: Education News We're Reading This Week

Executive Director Harold O. Levy Talks True Merit with USACollegeChat

3 Facts on Pell Completion from the Department of Education

Cooke Conversation: 5 Questions with Karen Cruz

Phi Theta Kappa Features Cooke Scholar Sofia Medina-Pardo

March 18: Education News We're Reading This Week

Video Spotlight: Nathan Miller on Learning to Think Big

Cooke Young Artist Wins Top Honors at International Piano Competition

Illinois Partners with Lead Higher Initiative to Close Equity Gaps

March 11: Education News We're Reading This Week

The Cornell Daily Sun Publishes Cooke Scholar's First Gen Insights

March 4: Education News We're Reading This Week

Top 10 Moments of Our 2016 Closing the Excellence Gap Summit

Cooke Conversations: 5 Questions with Sascha Hughes-Caley

Feb. 26: Education News We're Reading This Week

Cooke Foundation and CLASS host second annual Excellence Gap summit

Educators: Recommend a 7th Grader for our Young Scholars Program!

NBC News Honors Cooke Scholar William Tarpeh

Feb. 19: Education News We're Reading This Week

Young Scholars Program Webinar: Recap and Resources

Orange Magazine Profiles Cooke Scholar Ismael Castaneda's Mentorship

Feb. 12: Education News We're Reading This Week

How edX is Building Opportunities for Young Scholars

Fox News Publishes True Merit Op-Ed

Feb. 5: Education News We're Reading This Week

5 Ways to Share Information on Our Young Scholars Program

Cooke Conversations: 5 Questions with Monirath Siv

Washington Post Publishes True Merit Op-Ed

Jan. 29: Education News We're Reading This Week

Cooke Scholar Ryan Liu Reflects on Yale's Transfer Student Policy

The Cooke Young Scholars Program 2016 Application is Now Open

Jan. 22: Education News We're Reading This Week

Two Young Scholars Share Tips for the Cooke edX Challenge

Jan.15: Education News We're Reading This Week

Cooke Scholar William Tarpeh: Solving Real People's Real Problems

JKCF in the News: True Merit Media Highlights

New Report Calls for An Admissions Preference for Low-Income Students

Jan. 8: Education News We're Reading This Week

Announcing the Second Cooke edX Challenge

Cooke Conversations: 5 Questions with Michelle McLeod

Top 5 Blog Posts of 2015

New York Daily News Publishes Harold Levy Op-ed

Happy Holidays from the Cooke Foundation!

December 18: Education News We're Reading This Week

Harold Levy Shares Insights on the LA School Closings with MSNBC

Cooke Conversations: 5 Questions With Carrie Moore

December 11: Education News We're Reading This Week

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Applauds New K-12 Education Law

5 Transfer Tips for Community College Students

December 4: Education News We're Reading This Week

Loudoun Symphony Youth Orchestra "PREPs" Musicians to New Levels

Our Top 10 College Application Month Tips

3 Tips for Getting Great Recommendations

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Checklist

Is Early Admission Fair to Low-Income Students?

November 20: Education News We're Reading This Week

How Do We Redefine STEM to Empower More Future Leaders?

10 edX Learners Become Cooke Young Scholars

November 13: Education News We're Reading This Week

The Comprehensive Guide to Crush #CollegeAppMonth

Expanding AP/IB Access at the White House Next Gen High School Summit

Building the New STEM Workforce: Livestreaming Discussion Today!

November 6: Education News We're Reading this Week

Watch an Update on the Excellence Gap

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Webinar Recap and Resources

Is Your College Scholarship Application ready for Tomorrow's Deadline?

October 30: Education News We're Reading This Week

The Cooke Foundation is Recognized as a Top Higher Ed Innovator

Harold Levy Explains the Excellence Gap and Joins Brightest Kids Panel

Join Us for an Update on The Excellence Gap!

October 23: Education News We're Reading This Week

Grantee Spotlight: Journey Through Hallowed Ground

Share Your College Goals with #BetterMakeRoom

October 16: Education News We're Reading This Week

Application Period Opens for Largest Scholarship for High-Achieving Community College Students

Nara Lee's Top 3 Tips for Maximizing Your Financial Aid

October 9: Education News We're Reading This Week

Our Scholars Share Favorite Benefits of the Cooke College Scholarship

Harold Levy on Why State Tests Are Not So Standard

October 2: Education News We're Reading This Week

Good Neighbor Grant Applications Are Now Being Accepted

Grantee Spotlight: LEDA at the Schools For Tomorrow Conference

Low-income Students Have a New Tool to Evaluate College Options

September 25: Education News We're Reading This Week

Harold Levy Speaks with Kavitha Cardoza About "Lower Income, Higher Ed"

5 Ways to Share Info on the Cooke College Scholarship

ESEA Proposals are Critical to Low-Income, High-Achieving Students

September 18: Education News We're Reading This Week

Harold Levy Discusses First-Generation College Student Fears

Inspired Teaching Enriches Students' Summer

Application for Nation's Largest College Scholarship Opens

September 11: Education News We're Reading This Week

Undergraduate Transfer Scholar Sofia Medina in Emmy-Nominated TV Segment

The Hechinger Report Profiles Cooke Scholar Marjada Tucker

September 3: Education News We're Reading This Week

Back to College FAQs

Go Back to School Successfully with These Tips

August 28: Education News We're Reading This Week

Quinn Youth Leadership Award Recipient Sarah Sahibousidq

Quinn Youth Leadership Award Recipient Agata Bykovtsev

2015 Quinn Prize Recipient Chat Travieso

U.S. News & World Report Gives Tips to Undergraduate Transfer Students

JKCF Executive Director Discusses Excellence Gap with CBS Baltimore

August 21: Education News We're Reading This Week

Help Us Encourage Equity in Tech at SXSWedu!

9 Unexpected Honors of Our Undergraduate Transfer Scholars

August 14: Education News We're Reading This Week

The Huffington Post Publishes Advice for First-Gen Families

August 7: Education News We're Reading This Week

The Best Moments of Scholars Weekend 2015

Leesburg Today Features Colin Powell's Keynote at Scholars Weekend

Cooke Foundation Honors 3 Scholars for Outstanding Service to their Communities

July 31: Education News We're Reading This Week

Cooke Foundation Welcomes Young Scholars

Cooke Scholars reflect on Beating the Odds Summit

Cooke Executive Director to Nation’s Governors: Excellence Gap threatens Nation’s Health

JKCF Grantee Featured in Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

July 24: Education News We're Reading This Week

Four Cooke Scholars Participate in White House’s Beating the Odds Summit

Cooke Foundation Awards $100,000 to Close the Excellence Gap in STEM

Cooke Scholar Isa Adney Interviews Fellow Scholar Angel Sanchez

July 17: Education News We're Reading This Week

July 10: Education News We're Reading This Week

Cooke Scholar Larry Liu Featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer

Cooke Foundation Awards Inaugural Oxford Scholarship

Cooke Scholar Min Zhong Profiled in Washington Post

Cooke Foundation Awards 39 Scholarships To Exceptional Graduate Students

Cooke Scholar Cristel Chavez Featured in Brookline TAB

July 3: Education News We're Reading This Week

NPR Interviews JKCF Young Artist Award Recipient Oscar Paz-Suaznabar

JKCF Examines Massachusetts Excellence Gap in Worcester Telegram

June 26: Education News We're Reading This Week

JKCF Scholar Wellington Mackey Featured in the Daily Mail

JKCF Scholar Michael Novak Profiled In The Philly Voice

Cooke Scholar Sharalyn Sentinella Featured in The Bellingham Herald

June 19: Education News We're Reading This Week

Cooke Scholars Profiled in Community College Daily

Cooke Scholar Jared Bitz Profiled in Argus Leader

Delaware Online: JKCF Discusses The Excellence Gap In Delaware

June 12: Education News We're Reading This Week

Yale-Bound Cooke Scholar Minh Nguyen Featured in The Oregonian

JKCF Executive Director Harold Levy Featured In The Atlantic

Cooke Scholar Deeneaus Polk Receives German Chancellor Fellowship

JKCF Excellence Gap Report and Grantee Featured in Washington Post

June 5: Education News We're Reading This Week

U.S. News and World Report: Excellence Gap Hurts National Security

JKCF Grantee Belin-Blank Lays Foundation for STEM Program

Cooke Scholar Shrochis Karki Helps Communities Rebuild After Earthquake Tragedy

Cooke Foundation Awards 90 Scholarships to Exceptionally Gifted Community College Students

May 29: Education News We're Reading This Week

Cooke Foundation Awards 94 New Recipients the Nation’s Most Generous College Scholarship

Education Week: Excellence Gap Keeping Poor Students Out Of Gifted Classes

5 Strategies To Close The Excellence Gap

May 22: Education News We're Reading This Week

JKCF Examines Nevada's Excellence Gap in the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Duluth News Tribune: JKCF Discusses the Excellence Gap in Minnesota

Cooke Scholar's Huffington Post Article: A Meaningful Graduation

Politico: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Evolves

May 15: Education News We're Reading This Week

Cooke Scholar Emily Hedin Transforms Communities Half a World Away

USA TODAY: JKCF and Vassar on Need for Economic Diversity in College

Cooke Foundation Partners with College Greenlight to Expand Reach to Thousands of Students

May 8: Education News We're Reading This Week

May 1: Education News We're Reading This Week

Cooke Foundation Joins Equal Opportunity Schools $100 Million Initiative to Enroll 100,000 Low-Income Students in AP/IB Classes

Marketplace features College Board, JKCF Plan to Grow AP Program

Inside Philanthropy Highlights JKCF Cooke Prize

April 24: Education News We're Reading This Week

Op-ed: Baltimore Sun Urges MD to Support Top Students with Need

Harold Levy Excellence Gap Op-Ed Featured in The Tennessean

JKCF Awards Over $230,000 to Nine Local Nonprofits

Watch: JKCF's Harold Levy on Andrea Mitchell Reports, MSNBC

JKCF Awards High Schools $500,000 to Support Talented Low-Income Students

April 17: Education News We're Reading This Week

Fordham Institute Reviews JKCF Report

JKCF Executive Director in Richmond Times-Dispatch

April 10: Cooke Foundation News We're Reading This Week

JKCF in the News: The Boston Globe

JKCF Cooke Prize Featured in The Huffington Post

Watch: Vassar College, Cooke Prize for Equity in Educational Excellence

The Guardian features JKCF Cooke Prize

New York Times: Vassar College Receives $1 Million JKCF Prize

JKCF Awards Vassar College Inaugural $1 Million Prize for Supporting High-Performing, Low-Income Students

JKCF News: Arkansas Times, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

April 3: Education News We're Reading This Week

JKCF in the News: UCONN Today

Education Week Features JKCF Excellence Gap Report

Watch: JKCF Director of Research on Wall Street Journal

JKCF in the News: The Washington Post

New Report from Cooke Foundation Finds State Policies Fail Bright, Low-Income Students

JKCF Executive Director Levy on Getting Poor Kids into the College Club

March 27, 2015: Education News We're Reading This Week

JKCF in the News: 2015 STEM Grants in Fierce CIO

Cooke Foundation Awards $1.6 Million in STEM Education Grants

Scholar Spotlight: Undergraduate Transfer Scholar Angela Warren

JKCF Young Scholar Participates in White House Science Fair

March 20, 2015: Education News We're Reading This Week

Scholar in the News: Dissertation Fellow Ben Castleman

Article of Interest: All Things Considered

JKCF in the News: Getting Smart

Q&A: College Advising Corps CEO Nicole Hurd

Friday, March 13: Education News We're Reading This Week

4 Tips for Finding a Mentor and Making the Most of Your Time Together

Reflections from Kabul—JKCF Graduate Scholar Huma Saeed

Harold Levy to Speak at SXSWedu Education Expo

JKCF Vice President to Become President of Gateway to College National Network

March 6, 2015: Education News We're Reading This Week

Don't Forget: Complete Your FAFSA as Soon as Possible

February 27, 2015: Education News We're Reading This Week

MainStreet Includes JKCF in List of 9 Unique Grants And Scholarships

JKCF in the News: Omaha Public Radio

February 20, 2015: Education News We're Reading This Week

First JKCF Mother-Daughter Scholar Pair

9 Tips For Scheduling Your Senior Year of High School

February 13, 2015: Education News We're Reading This Week

Recap: JKCF "Closing the Excellence Gap" Summit

Education Week Covers JKCF Summit

JKCF Featured in The Washington Post

JKCF Seeks 7th Graders with Financial Need for Prestigious Scholarship

Young Scholars Program Application Period Now Open

February 6, 2015: Education News We're Reading This Week

Live Stream: JKCF "Closing the Excellence Gap" Summit Day 2

Live Stream: JKCF "Closing the Excellence Gap" Summit Day 1

Young Scholars Program Twitter Chat

JKCF Convenes First-of-Its-Kind Summit to Close the Excellence Gap

Cooke Foundation Comments on Study on Higher Education Equity

In the News: JKCF Executive Director on WNET

January 30, 2015: Education News We're Reading This Week

College Board Announces JKCF Partnership to Expand Scholarship Access

EdSurge Features JKCF Scholarship Programs

Queens College Profiles JKCF Graduate Arts Scholar Jin-Xiang Yu

JKCF in the News: Education Week

JKCF in the News: Community College Daily

January 23, 2015: Education News We're Reading This Week

JKCF in the News: Executive Director Levy on America's College Promise

JKCF Transfer Scholar Alumna Renata Martin Profiled in Brown Alumni Magazine

Young Scholars Program Webinar Recording Now Available

Cooke Foundation Releases Report on Increasing Access for Community College Students to Four-Year Colleges

New JKCF Report on Increasing Access to Four-year Colleges for Community College Students

Q&A: Cooke Scholar Isa Adney on America's College Promise

January 16, 2015: Education News We're Reading This Week

EdX and JKCF Announce Middle School Scholarship Challenge

Scholar in the News: JKCF Alumnus Seth Swingle in Alt Daily

Bringing Down Barriers to a Bachelor's Degree for Community College Students

January 9, 2015: Education News We're Reading This Week

JKCF Comments on White House's Free Community College Proposal

JKCF Scholar in the News: George Ramirez on PBS

JKCF Executive Director Featured on "Mornings on the Mall"

JKCF Scholar in the News: Philadelphia Inquirer

December 31, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

New Year’s Resolutions for High Achievers

How Millennials are Changing the World

December 19, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

Getting Great Letters of Recommendation

JKCF in the News: Adviser & Scholar Featured in Salina Journal

JKCF Grantee Named a 2014 Chronicle of Higher Education Influencer

JKCF Graduate Scholar Reflection: Wildlife Cameraman Dawson Dunning

December 12, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

Exploring Dual Enrollment Programs

Projects Abroad Publishes JKCF Young Scholar Reflection

JKCF Young Scholar Publishes Photography Website

JKCF Sponsors White House College Opportunity Day of Action

Leading Change CEO & JKCF Transfer Scholar Ousmane Kabre

December 5, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

Cooke Scholar's Article about JKCF on The Huffington Post

JKCF in the News: Education Week

JKCF in the News: Obama hosts summit that yields new plans for greater college opportunity

Full Transcript: Cooke Scholar Introduces President Barack Obama

Cooke Scholar Chionque Mines Introduces President Barack Obama

Media Release: Foundation Commits $14 Million in Scholarships and New Technology Tools at White House College Opportunity Summit

Scholar Spotlight: Chionque Mines

JKCF In the News: Executive Director Harold O. Levy's Opinion Piece on Fox News

Demystifying the College Admissions Office

December is Crunch Time for College Applications!

November 26, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

Summer Review: JKCF Young Scholars On College Tour

Summer Review: JKCF Scholars Weekend

Summer Review: JKCF Welcome Weekend for Young Scholars

November 21, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

Getting Smart Names JKCF As One of 20 HigherEd Innovators

Q&A: JKCF Dissertation Fellow Kelly Ochs Rosinger

JKCF Celebrates 10 Years and $2 Million in Scholarships with From the Top

JKCF College Scholar Featured in HBO Documentary

November 14, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

Watch: Graduate Scholar Alumnus Randy Regier on CBS

JKCF Graduate Scholar's Foundation Profiled In New York Times

November 7, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

JKCF Featured in Loudoun Times-Mirror

Don’t Let Application Fees Dictate Your College List

Connecting Native American Students to Competitive Colleges and Universities

Graduate Scholar Racial Profiling Suit Settles

October 31, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

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

Grantee Spotlight: The Art of Problem Solving Foundation

JKCF Good Neighbor Grant Program Accepting Proposals

College Scholarship Program Application Period Closes In One Week

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

Grantee Spotlight: Montgomery College Foundation

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

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Webinar Recording Now Available

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

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

3 Tips for STEM Exam Success

JKCF In The News: Reaching Out With Tech

October 10, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Application Now Open

Largest Scholarship in the Nation for Community College Students Now Accepting Applications

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Receives College Advising Corps’ Inaugural Investor Impact Award

October 3, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

3 Opportunities to Learn about the JKCF Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Awards $500,000 Grant to Launch STEM Excellence and Literacy Program

September 26, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

7 Ways to Submit Your Best Scholarship Application

JKCF Video: Tips on How to Find the Right College for You

College Scholarship Program Webinar Recording Now Available

Grantee Spotlight: Duke TIP's Project Launch

September 19, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

3 Tips for Navigating the Transition to College

JKCF Grantee Helps Middle School Students Explore Interests in Space Engineering & Robotics

Volunteering in Your Community

JKCF in the News: Education Officials Flunk Statistics 101

College Scholarship Program Application Now Open

Largest Undergraduate Scholarship in the Nation Available to High-Achieving, Low-Income Students

September 12, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

4 Transition Tips for New College Students

New Program to Waive Fees for College Applications

New Tool to Help Students Find Financial Aid Resources State by State

September 5, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

Young Scholar Wins Girls U16 Title at International Chess Tournament

8 Ways to Find the Extracurricular Activities Right for You

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Grantee Spotlight: Equal Opportunity Schools

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July 11, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

JKCF Quinn Prize Recipient Matthew Loftus

Madeira to Morocco: Quinn Youth Leadership Award Winner Sarah Wood

2014 Quinn Prize Winner Shrochis Karki and the Samaanta Foundation

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Renewed Attention on the Quality of Native American Education

June 27, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

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JKCF VP's Letter in the Chronicle of Higher Education

JKCF Names Recipients of 2014 Graduate Scholarships

From the Top Casting Call for DC Show

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2014 Summer Learning Day

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State University Systems Ease Pathways for Transfer Students

Video: Scholar Association President Speaks About JKCF Community

June 13, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

Young Scholar Salutes Servicewomen Through Girl Scout Award

JKCF's Nara Lee Keynotes White House Communications Agency Event

JKCF Announces Recipients of 2014 Dissertation Fellowship Awards

JKCF Recognizes 3 Scholars for Outstanding Achievements in Public Service

June 6, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

JKCF VP's Article About Community College Transfer in NE Journal of Higher Ed

Young Scholars Program Featured In Live Inspired Magazine

Why Few Low-Income College Students Study Abroad

May 30, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

JKCF Undergraduate Transfer Alum Featured in Diverse Education

CC Week Features JKCF Community College Transfer Initiative

May 23, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

Video: Graduate Scholar Danny Coeyman

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May 16, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

Scholar Q&A: Daniel Coeyman on Publishing Book on Bob Ross

Video: Undergraduate Transfer Scholar Zach Sorey

South Sudanese Transfer Scholar Amou Ajang Featured in VICE

Grantee Spotlight: High School Students Gain Exposure to College Life

Nigerian-Born JKCF College Scholar Cynthia Odu Defies Odds

May 9, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

Media Release: Foundation College Scholars Accepted to Nation’s Most Competitive Colleges and Universities

Education Resources: How to Learn From Failure

May 2, 2014: Education News We're Reading This Week

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Composes Score for 1921 Keaton Film

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Media Release: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Awards $4 Million to 17 Exemplary Organizations

April 25, 2014: Education News We're Reading this Week

Study Exposes Community College Transfer Credit Debacle

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Former JKCF Graduate Scholar Publishes First Book

JKCF Grantee Provides Music to Those Who Need it Most

April 18, 2014: Articles We're Reading This Week

College Scholar Helps School in Sri Lanka

Undergraduate Transfer 2014: A Surprise of a Lifetime

Media Release: Foundation Awards 85 Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships

April 11, 2014: 5 Articles We're Reading This Week

Media Release: Ed Trust Study Highlights Effects of the "Excellence Gap"

Scholar Q&A: Joaquin Baldwin, "Frozen"

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Scholar Spotlight: Young Scholar Guido Dominguez Connects with President Clinton to promote healthy living

April 4, 2014: 5 Articles We're Reading This Week

Media Release: Foundation Awards 86 College Scholarships for Class of 2014

JKCF New York Outreach Event a Success

March 28, 2014: 4 Articles We're Reading This Week

JKCF Scholars and Staff Volunteer with Hands On DC

Media Release: Foundation Awards Over $200,000 To Nine DC-Area Nonprofits

March 21, 2014: 6 Articles We're Reading This Week

3 Ways to Make the Most of Standardized Tests

2014 University Reputation Ranking

Scholar Spotlight: NYU Symphony Performs JKCF Scholar’s Composition

Study Shows College Still Pays Off

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Study: Transfer Students with Credentials More Likely to Complete 4-Year Degree

Scholar Spotlight: Young Scholar Camryn Jackson Honors Slain Friend in HBO’s Treme

Spotlight on Expanding College Access Features Former JKCF Grantee in NYT

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10 Great Advice Sites for Filling out the FAFSA

Video: About the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

How to Graduate with a Job

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Media Release: JKCF Seeks Exceptionally Promising 7th Graders for Generous Educational Program

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Event: Transfer Students Day, January 30

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College Scholar Spotlight: Angelina Xing

Study: Music Strengthens the Brain

Long Read: Narrowing the Excellence Gap

Media Release: JKCF Comments About White House Initiative to Improve College Access for Low-Income Students

Grantee Spotlight: National Building Museum Summer Program Honored by the White House

JKCF in the News: Inside Higher Ed

Dissertation Fellow Spotlight: Johanna Lacoe

Article of Interest: How to Help College Students Graduate

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Washington Times: Jack Kent Cooke's Legacy Continues to Produce Winners

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholars in the News: Forbes

Scholar Spotlight: Harun Mehmedinovic

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation in the News: Forbes

Young Scholar Spotlight: Nathan Miller Is More Than a Student-Athlete

Scholar Spotlight: Undergraduate Transfer Scholar Chris Wilbur

Scholar Spotlight: Yasmine Arrington Defies Odds and Gives Back

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10 Questions for Selecting a High School

Share the News about the JKCF Graduate Arts Award

Advice for Art Students Deciding on What's Next

Media Release: JKCF Dissertation Fellowship Award Application Now Open

Event: JKCF Informational Reception About Generous Student Scholarships

Happy Birthday, Mr. Cooke

Profile: AVID - Decades of College Dreams

Event: Young Scholars Fall Family Gathering 2013 – By the Numbers

College-Bound Seniors: Is Early Action Or Early Decision Right For You?

Video: What to Consider When Making Your College Decision

Event: JKCF Plans Young Scholars Program Fall Family Gathering

Make Your Stories Pop: 10 College Application Essay Guiding Questions

10 Tips for Writing Powerful College Application Essays

10 Tips for Brainstorming Great Personal Statement Topics

10 Tips to Help Your College Application Stand Out

Education Week Features JKCF, Services & Programs for Gifted Students

Video: Transferring from a Community College to a 4-Year Institution

Community College Times Features Two Jack Kent Cooke Scholars

College Greenlight: Virtual College and Scholarship Event, 10/12

Media Release: JKCF Graduate Arts Award Application Now Open for Promising Artists with Financial Need

4 College Savings Tips for Community College Students

Expanding College Access to Low-Income Students

Delaware Initiative to Steer Low-Income Students to Top Colleges

Young Scholars Program: Civic Week 2013

Video: Learn More About The JKCF Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

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Jack Kent Cooke Scholars Host Music Festival in the UK, Sept 12-21

Scholar Spotlight: Undergraduate Transfer Scholar Isa Adney

Media Release: JKCF Opens Generous Transfer Scholarship for Community College Students Nationwide

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Now Open

How to Make Your College Application Stand Out

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Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Opens September 12

College Greenlight: Tool for Researching Colleges and Scholarships

JKCF Webinar: College Scholarship Program

Scholar Spotlight: Graduate Scholar Jerry D. Mathes II

Media Release: JKCF Opens New College Scholarship for High-Achieving, Low-Income Students Nationwide

JKCF College Scholarship Application Is Now Open!

Preparing for College: What 11th and 12th Graders Should Be Doing Now

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JKCF Young Scholar College Tour Summer 2013

JKCF Young Scholar Spotlight: Victor LaBozzetta III

10 Questions to Help You Determine the Right College Fit

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Study: Minority Students Applying in Small Numbers to Top Colleges

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Fair 2013

Scholars Weekend 2013 Recap

Scholar Spotlight: Raul Magdaleno, Undergraduate Transfer Scholar

Media Release: JKCF Hosts 12th Annual Scholars Weekend

Media Release: Announcing the 2013 Quinn Prize Recipients

Foundation Announces 2013 Cooke Dissertation Fellows

Foundation Awards 20 Graduate Arts Awards for 2013

Foundation Awards 73 Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships

Widening the Stage: Colburn School Welcomes Inaugural Class

Foundation to Open Application for New College Scholarship Program

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Grantee Spotlight: From the Top & Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

Study: Community College Students Fail to Achieve Bachelor’s Degree

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