The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is the largest scholarship foundation in the country. Their mission is to advance the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need. The two scholarships - the College Scholarship Program (for 12th graders) and the Young Scholars Program (for 7th graders) - provide generous financial aid and support for high-potential and high-achieving students.
The College Scholarship Program application period is open now through November 4th. Up to 40 students will be selected for this scholarship and can receive up to $40,000 per year for up to four years, making it the largest undergraduate scholarship in the country.
The Young Scholars Program application period typically is open from mid-January to late March each year. Up to 65 students will be selected for this program where they will receive individual mentoring from an on-staff educational advisor who works with the student, family, and educators collaboratively to construct a challenging educational experience. Additionally, Scholars in this program receive financial support for a variety of academic and extracurricular opportunities.