Advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need

Outstanding Community College Students Awarded $40,000 Transfer Scholarship

Posted by Amber Styles on Apr 10, 2018 10:46:26 AM

 

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Announces Recipients of the Nation’s Largest Transfer Scholarship

 

Lansdowne, VA —Today the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced the 47 recipients of its Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, who will each receive up to $40,000 annually for a maximum of three years to complete their bachelor’s degree.

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, Scholarship Announcement, Media Release, Scholarship Recipients

Exceptional High School Seniors Awarded $40,000 College Scholarship

Posted by Amber Styles on Apr 3, 2018 10:45:04 AM

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Announces Recipients of the Nation’s Largest College Scholarship

 

Lansdowne, VA — Today the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced the 106 recipients of its College Scholarship Program, who will each receive up to $40,000 annually to complete their bachelor’s degree.

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Topics: Scholarship Announcement, Media Release, Scholarship Recipients

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

Posted by Amber Styles on Mar 20, 2018 9:35:02 AM

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation analysis compares state support for academically talented students from low- and moderate-income families

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Topics: Media Release, research

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

Posted by Amber Styles on Feb 15, 2018 10:28:52 AM

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation awards college scholarships to exceptional high school seniors with financial need

LANSDOWNE, Va. (February 15, 2018) – The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has selected 578 top performing high school seniors with financial need to advance as semifinalists for its College Scholarship Program, the largest undergraduate scholarship in the country. The highly competitive scholarship will provide recipients with up to $40,000 annually for four years toward their tuition at selective colleges and universities across the nation.

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Topics: College Scholarship, Media Release

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

Over 500 Top Community College Students are Cooke Scholar Semifinalists

Posted by Amber Styles on Dec 19, 2017 9:44:08 AM

Over 500 Top Community College Students Advance as Semifinalists in Nation’s Largest Transfer Scholarship Program

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation awards up to $40,000 scholarships to help exceptional community college students with financial need transfer to four-year schools

LANSDOWNE, Va. (December 19, 2017) – The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has selected 534 high-achieving community college students from across the U.S. as semifinalists to compete for its Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, from a pool of nearly 2,500 applicants. This highly competitive scholarship will offer selected finalists as much as $40,000 per year for up to three years to complete their bachelor's degrees at selective four-year colleges and universities.

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, Scholarship Announcement, Media Release

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

Posted by Amber Styles on Nov 9, 2017 8:36:53 AM

Low-income students are eight times less likely to earn a college degree than their higher-income peers

 
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Topics: Media Release, Video, research, college success

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

Posted by Amber Styles on Oct 11, 2017 12:40:23 PM

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Awards Graduate Scholarships to 53 Cooke Scholars

LANSDOWNE, Va. (October 11, 2017) -- The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, a leading scholarship and grantmaking organization, has awarded graduate scholarships of up to $200,000 each to 53 Cooke Scholars.

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Topics: Scholarship Announcement, Media Release, Graduate Scholar

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

Local Nonprofits Can Apply Now for our 2018 Good Neighbor Grants

Posted by Amber Styles on Sep 1, 2017 9:32:33 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 1, 2017
Media Contact: Amber Styles
703-723-5647, media@jkcf.org 

Grant Opportunities Available for Nonprofits Serving Low-Income Students in the DMV Area

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation opens new round of funding for program that has awarded over $1 million to local organizations since 2012

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Topics: Media Release, grants, Good Neighbor Grants

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