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Tips for Submitting a Successful Young Scholars Application

Posted by Kate Featherston on Feb 16, 2018 11:49:40 AM

The Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program application is open until March 21, 2018! Follow these tips to submit the best application possible for this unique program. 

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Topics: Scholarship, Tips, application, Jack Kent Cooke, Young Scholars Program, middle school

Nation’s Largest Pre-College Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

Posted by Amber Styles on Jan 17, 2018 12:00:00 PM

LANSDOWNE, Va. – January 17, 2018 – The Cooke Foundation today announced the opening of the application period for its Young Scholars Program, the largest high school scholarship and advising program in the United States, for high-performing 7th grade students with financial need.

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Topics: application, Media Release, Young Scholars Program

Nation’s Largest College Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

Posted by Amber Styles on Sep 14, 2017 12:14:55 PM

LANSDOWNE, Va. – The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation today announced that it is accepting applications for its College Scholarship Program, the largest undergraduate scholarship in the nation, through November 14. Students selected as Cooke Scholars receive up to $40,000 per year for four years of study, as well as opportunities for internships, study abroad, and graduate school funding.

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Topics: College Scholarship, Scholarship, students, application, Media Release, Video, high school

Community College Students — Apply Now for Our Transfer Scholarship!

Posted by Amber Styles on Aug 24, 2017 12:14:35 PM

Major Scholarships Now Available to Help Community College Students Transfer to Four-Year Schools

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Offers Prestigious, $40,000 Scholarships to High-Performing Community College Students with Financial Need

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, students, application, Media Release, Community college, Video, Transfer students

Cooke Foundation Awards 55 Top Community College Students Transfer Scholarships

Posted by Stacey DaBaldo on Apr 21, 2017 12:05:46 PM

This year nearly 3,000 community college students applied for the 2017 Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, and after reviewing thousands of excellent applications, we are happy to award 55 scholarships to some of the nation's top performing community college students.

Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholars have strong records of achievement and success, as proven by their GPA, service to others, leadership skills, awards, and their ability to perservere in the face of adversity and financial hardship.

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, Scholar News, application, Community college, college access, education news, Community College Transfer Initiative

Cooke Chronicle: Race, Gifted Testing, and Preferential Treatment

Posted by Kate Featherston on Apr 7, 2017 12:54:09 PM

April 7, 2017 - Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Preferential college admissions for the children of major donors is examined and criticized, research shows black students benefit by having black teachers, and Cooke Foundation Executive Director Harold Levy calls for early testing of all children to identify more low-income students who would benefit from gifted education programs.

Thank you to all who applied for the 2017 Cooke Young Scholars Program! The application is now closed.

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Topics: application, college access, college admissions, gifted programs, Friday Roundup,, higher education, Harold Levy, achievement gap, race

One Week Left to Apply to be a Young Scholar

Posted by Marc Linmore on Mar 29, 2017 3:36:19 PM

 

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Topics: Young Scholars, application, high achieving, college access, Young Scholars Program, middle school

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

Posted by Amber Styles on Feb 7, 2017 4:58:58 PM

LANSDOWNE, Va. – Outstanding 7th grade students with financial need can apply from now until April 5 for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Young Scholars Program, which is the largest high school scholarship and educational support program in the United States.

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Topics: Young Scholars, application, Media Release, Young Scholars Program

Cooke Foundation Seeks Applicants for $40,000 College Scholarship

Posted by Amber Styles on Sep 30, 2016 10:11:59 AM

LANSDOWNE, Va. – The application period opened today for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program. This is the largest undergraduate scholarship in the nation, providing up to $40,000 per year for four years of study for high-achieving high school seniors with financial need.

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Topics: College Scholarship, application, Scholarship Announcement, Media Release

5 Ways to Share Information on Our Young Scholars Program

Posted by Amber Styles on Feb 4, 2016 2:08:10 PM

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!

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Topics: application, gifted programs, Young Scholars Program

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