Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program




Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program provides an opportunity for outstanding students currently attending community colleges to transfer to some of the nation's top four-year colleges and earn their bachelor's degree. Students must be nominated by a faculty member at their community college.

Eligible students must have outstanding grades--3.5 grade point average or above--and demonstrate financial need. They must be at least sophomores at a two-year community college, or recent graduates, within the last five years. Financial need is defined as low family income and inability to pay for college.

The scholarship pays for tuition, room and board, books and fees for the remainder of college until graduation. Students may choose any area of study. Up to four students per community college per year may be nominated for the scholarship.

Sixty scholarships are awarded each year by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program. It the largest private scholarship for two-year and community college transfer students in the country.

Founded in 2000, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is a private, independent foundation dedicated to supporting the education of exceptional students with high potential and financial need. Jack Kent Cooke was a self-made billionaire and philanthropist who left most of his fortune to help hard-working individuals achieve their goals in spite of their financial circumstances.

The deadline for this scholarship is usually in DECEMBER of each year, and the award amount is usually $30,000.

For more details, visit www.jkcf.org/scholarships/undergraduate-transfer-scholarships/



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