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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

The Cooke Young Scholars Program 2016 Application is Now Open

Posted by Amber Styles on Jan 27, 2016 11:22:25 AM

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Topics: application, Media Release, Young Scholars Program

Announcing the Second Cooke edX Challenge

Posted by Amber Styles on Jan 6, 2016 11:12:16 AM

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Topics: application, Young Scholars Program, Cooke edX Challenge

Our Top 10 College Application Month Tips

Posted by Amber Styles on Dec 2, 2015 5:13:00 PM

Last month, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation celebrated National College Application Month by posting The Comprehensive Guide to Crush #CollegeAppMonth on our blog and sharing daily tips on social media. We were so encouraged by the amount of positive engagement from college-bound students, supportive counselors, and access organizations that we want to ensure the most noteworthy nuggets are easy to find!

These are the top ten tips that resonated most with our followers on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter:

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Topics: tips for college application, application, college access, tip

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Checklist

Posted by Amber Styles on Nov 23, 2015 2:08:14 PM

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Are you applying for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship? We've listed the key elements you'll need in order to complete your application.

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, Tips, application

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

Posted by Amber Styles on Nov 2, 2015 12:10:15 PM

The Cooke College Scholarship Program application is due tomorrow, and we want to make sure yours is ready to submit. Here's a quick checklist of all the steps and materials that must be submitted before the application closes Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. (noon) EST.

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Topics: College Scholarship, tips for college application, application

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

Posted by Amber Styles on Oct 13, 2015 11:47:06 AM

Presenters from the NSPA panel on Broadening Scholarship Opportunities for Underrepresented Students. From left: Caroline Harper, UNCF; Yvonne Berumen, HSF; Nara Lee, JKCF; Glenn Milewski, College Board; and Cecilia Marshall, APIASF.

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Topics: tips for college application, funding college, financial aid, Tips, application, college access, college cost

5 Ways to Share Info on the Cooke College Scholarship

Posted by Amber Styles on Sep 22, 2015 12:00:09 PM

Now that the Cooke College Scholarship Program application has launched, we want to ensure that high-achieving students with finanacial need have a chance to apply before it's too late. Help us spread the word with these five simple steps!

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Topics: College Scholarship, high school seniors, application

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