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  • Cooke College Scholarship Program
    The Cooke Foundation's College Scholarship Program is one of the most generous and competitive scholarship programs in the nation. This undergraduate scholarship program is available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's top four-year colleges and universities. Each College Scholar also becomes eligible to apply for the Cooke Gr...
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  • Nation’s Largest College Scholarship Now Accepting Applications
    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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  • Meet Our Scholars - Mark
    After serving four years in the military, Mark was a student at Blue Ridge Community College when he decided to apply for the Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Now he's a Cooke Scholar studying computer engineering at NC State University with dreams of being part of the team that sends the first person to Mars. Community college students, it's your turn! The application period will only b...
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  • From the Military to Mars: Cooke Scholar Mark Rubianes
    Mark Rubianes has been interested in computers for his entire life, and finds building circuits to be both a logistical challenge and a creative outlet. Following four years in the military, Mark enrolled in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Community College. Now he’s studying computer engineering at North Carolina State University with a Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.
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  • Bringing History to Life Through Arts Enrichment
    Dominion Trail Elementary students participate in a Cooke Foundation-funded Bluemont assembly in February 2017. (Douglas Graham/Loudoun Now) If you’ve ever turned on music to escape, listened to the Hamilton soundtrack, or sang the ABC’s, you know that music teaches us something. School assemblies are a staple in elementary schools, providing valuable enrichment opportunities outside...
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  • Cooke Chronicle: Policy Changes in Higher Education
    September 8, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. In higher ed, major changes to federal policies and guidelines. K-12 coverage focused on issues of equity and segregation.
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  • Fascinated by the Brain: Cooke Scholar Marcela Rodrigues Guimarães
    Marcela Rodrigues Guimarães is fascinated by the brain. And now, thanks to the Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, she has the opportunity to study it at one of the best colleges in the nation. After thriving as a community college student at City College of San Francisco, this fall Marcela begins her first semester at Smith College, where she’ll be studying neuroscience and bui...
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  • Meet Our Scholars - Marcela
    Last year Marcela was a community college student at City College of San Francisco. She applied to our Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program, and now she's a Cooke Scholar studying neuroscience at Smith College with dreams of going on to earn an MD-PhD. Community college students, don't miss your opportunity! The application period will only be open until late October, so apply today for our...
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  • Local Nonprofits Can Apply Now for our 2018 Good Neighbor Grants
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 1, 2017Media Contact: Amber Styles703-723-5647, 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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  • Cooke Chronicle: Strong School Communities
    August 31, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Strong community partnerships and school services were discussed, with a focus on Houston students.
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  • Harold Levy in NY Daily News: Higher Ed Must Focus on Social Mobility
    "Public universities were designed to help students from the bottom of the economic ladder climb to the top by providing equal educational opportunity," writes Executive Director Harold O. Levy in an opinion piece for the New York Daily News. "And yet growing economic inequality, in part, reflects the fact that the educational attainment for many young people is still determined by the...
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  • Meet Our Scholars - Jean-Christian
    Originally from Cote d'Ivoire, Jean-Christian began his college career at North Lake College in Texas. Then he applied for the Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Now he is a Cooke Scholar attending Texas Tech University, where he'll be studying civil engineering, with dreams of opening his own consulting firm one day. Community college students, now it's your turn! The Cooke Undergraduate ...
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  • Meet Our Scholars - Isla
    When she was in high school, Isla never thought that she could afford a college education. However, after being awarded a scholarship to attend Manor College​ and thriving there as a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society International​, Isla became a Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholar. Now she's studying at La Salle University​ with dreams of becoming a pediatrician someday. Community college ...
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  • Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program
    The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship makes it possible for the nation’s top community college students to complete their bachelor’s degrees by transferring to a selective four-year college or university. The foundation provides up to $40,000 per year to each of approximately 45 deserving students selected annually, making it the largest private scholarship for two-ye...
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  • Melissa Batz Receives the $5,000 Quinn Youth Leadership Award
    Each year at our Scholars Weekend banquet, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announces the recipients of the Matthew J. Quinn Prize and the Matthew J. Quinn Youth Leadership Award. Both awards honor the foundation’s first executive director, Dr. Matthew J. Quinn, who served from 2000 to 2010. 
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  • Lucy Marcil - 2017 Quinn Prize Recipient
    Lucy Marcil (Cooke Graduate Scholar ’08) has been selected as a 2017 Matthew J. Quinn Prize recipient for her extraordinary work with StreetCred, a nonprofit she co-founded in 2015. During her medical residency at Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center, Lucy learned that 20% of families eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) don’t receive it. Lucy co-founded StreetCred to f...
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  • Opening Doors
    Our country’s top colleges and universities are not doing enough for those who need them most. What can be done to reverse this trend? Find out more now: JKCF.org/openingdoors
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  • StreetCred Co-Founder Lucy Marcil Awarded $10,000 Quinn Prize
    Each year at our Scholars Weekend banquet, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announces the recipients of the Matthew J. Quinn Prize and the Matthew J. Quinn Youth Leadership Award. Both awards honor the foundation’s first executive director, Dr. Matthew J. Quinn, who served from 2000 to 2010.  This blog post is the second in a three-part series to profile our 2017 recipients (read the fi...
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  • Cooke Chronicle: Policy Concerns & Syllabus Revisions
    August 11, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Higher ed advocates discuss admissions and resources for students with financial need. Coverage on K-12 finds concerns for policy and budgetary changes.
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  • Emily Hedin is Awarded the $10,000 Matthew J. Quinn Prize
    Each year at our Scholars Weekend banquet, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announces the recipients of the Matthew J. Quinn Prize and the Matthew J. Quinn Youth Leadership Award. Both awards honor the foundation’s first executive director, Dr. Matthew J. Quinn, who served from 2000 to 2010. This blog post is the first in a three-part series to profile our 2017 recipients. The Quinn P...

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