Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Invites Applications for Undergraduate Scholarships
Deadline: November 14, 2017 at noon (Eastern Standard Time)
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, which assists high-achieving low-income students reach their full potential through education, is inviting applications for its College Scholarship Program, the largest undergraduate scholarship in the country.
Scholarship recipients will be awarded up to $40,000 each year for four years for tuition, books, living expenses, and other required fees. Up to forty spaces are available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. In addition to financial support, the program offers an on-staff advisor to help students transition to college and maximize their campus experiences, a network of scholars, and opportunities students might not otherwise have, such as funding for internships, study abroad, and graduate study.
To be eligible, applicants must plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2018 and enroll in an accredited four-year college in fall 2018; earn a cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above; receive a SAT combined math and critical reading score of 1200 or above or an ACT composite score of 26 or above; and demonstrate unmet financial need.