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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

November 20: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Amber Styles on Nov 20, 2015 2:21:13 PM

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Topics: low income, college access, gifted programs, Friday Roundup,, Community College Transfer Initiative, JKCF in the News

JKCF in the News: Community College Daily

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Jan 26, 2015 4:25:00 PM

Transfer students can excel with the right tools

January 22, 2015
Community College Daily

​Many more community college students could eventually earn bachelor’s degrees if they have the right tools and opportunities to succeed, concludes a report from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, Community college, Transfer students, research, Community College Transfer Initiative, JKCF in the News

State University Systems Ease Pathways for Transfer Students

Posted by Jenn Bates on Jun 18, 2014 9:52:00 AM

There’s good news coming from the state university systems in California and Arizona. The states are working to increase the number of community college transfer students at their four-year universities by easing the pathways that will get them there successfully.

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, college readiness, Transfer students, college access, college success, education news, Community College Transfer Initiative

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

Posted by Elizabeth Davidson on Jun 5, 2014 3:43:00 PM

The New England Journal of Higher Education published an article by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's vice president of programs, Emily Froimson, this week about what more can and should be done to help community college students successfully transfer to and graduate from four-year institutions.

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Topics: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, Community college, Transfer students, college access, grants, excellence gap, Community College Transfer Initiative, JKCF in the News

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