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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarships

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarships

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s scholarship programs are for the bright and smart students who direly want to study at the best institutions but due to financial issues are unable to have access. This scholarship will help you get best academic and financial support. Students of high school, undergraduate, and graduate students can apply for these scholarships. The duration of scholarship depends upon your degree. Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has three different types of scholarship programs to offer such as Young Scholars Program, College Scholarship Program and Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Students who are living in US or planning to pursue their degree in US can apply for this scholarship.

This scholarship program will help you get the best experience with extraordinarily performing community. The students who are nervous due to the financial crisis they are facing can quench their thirst of world class education by this scholarship programs. Students will be joining the blooming network of 3,200 Cooke Scholars. Students from other countries can experience US culture and get an opportunity to participate in different extracurricular activities.

The biggest foundation for providing scholarships to the students in the United States is the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. The founder of the foundation is Jack Kent Cooke. The headquarters of foundation is in Lansdowne, Virginia, United States. The foundation was founded in 2000. Till today about $250 million has been awarded to students by Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.


OrganizerJack Kent Cooke Foundation
DurationDepend on degree

 Students from USA can also apply for Burger King Scholarship Program, which is a full ride scholarship.

Cooke Foundation Scholarships:

Following scholarships are offered by Jack Kent Cooke Foundation,

1) Young Scholars Program

This scholarship is for financially unstable and highly performing students who are in their 7th grade. This scholarship duration is of five years. Students will be engage in Cooke-sponsored summer programs, internships and some other beneficial opportunities. Counselors will be helping students to get into top notch colleges.

Eligibility criteria

  • Currently studying in 7th grade or entering 8th grade
  • From 6th grade, all As and Bs in major subjects
  • Demonstrate that you’re financially unstable. Family income should be up to $95,000
  • Living in US or planning to seek admission in US


  • You’ll get a counselor and a chance to meet brilliant peer community
  • Funds for academic programs and enrichment opportunities like art lessons, music, supplemental academic classes and technology.
  • Year-round Young Scholars community programming
  • Annual summer programs that include two Young Scholar programs.

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2) College Scholarship Program

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s College Scholarship program is for the brilliant students who have got high grades in high school and now wishing to get into world class colleges and universities for four years degree. The students whose families are financially not much stable are only applicable for this scholarship program. The awards that are provided by this scholarship vary depending upon the tuition fee or the particular scholarship they are granted.


To be eligible to apply to the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program you must have:

  • GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Minimum score of 1200 in SAT or minimum score of 26 in ACT
  • Students whose family income is up to $95,000 will only be considered
  • Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2016


  • $55,000 will be given yearly to attend your four-year undergraduate institution.
  • You will be able to pursue any field.
  • An advisor will be provided to help you out in selecting college and how to use financial aid.
  • Advising on how you can transition to college for best experience.

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3) Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is for highly performing students from top notch colleges who are planning to get their bachelor’s degree at four year colleges or universities. The duration of scholarship is for two to three years.  The students will get support, advising and chance to meet the community of great people.


  • Unmet financial needs
  • Excellent results


  • Many awards are worth up to $55,000
    • Tuition fee, living expenses, books
    • You can pursue any field of study
    • Personal advising about selecting a college and navigating financial aid
    • Guidance on transition to four year college
    • You can apply for Internship Stipend program, Travel Stipend, Conference and Graduate Scholarship

Programs offered:

You can get into any program through this scholarships.

Students from Africa can available scholarships to study around the world by Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program


  • Application period for Young Scholars Program is from 9th February 2023 to May 11, 2023.
  • Application opens from 25th August 2022 and November 17, 2022 is the deadline for College Scholarship Program
  • January 12, 2023 is deadline for Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Required Documents:

  • Academic transcripts
  • Original Essay
  • School Report
  • Counselor Recommendation
  • Two academic recommendation

How to Apply:

  • Here is the official link of the scholarship.
  • Apply online through the portal of Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.
  • Upload all the required documents on the portal.
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