Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational experience – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships they may receive. This highly competitive scholarship includes:
- Up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school.
- Ability to pursue any area of study.
- Personal advising about selecting a college and navigating financial aid.
- Multifaceted advising about how to transition to college and maximize the student experience.
To be eligible to apply to the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program you must:
- Graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2019
- Intend to enroll full time in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2019
- Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above
- Receive standardized test scores of either an SAT Total Score of 1200 and above OR an ACT Composite Score of 26 or above
- Demonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. Last year’s cohort of new college scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $26,000.
The application deadline is Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. in your local time zone. In April 2018, 106 scholars were selected for the Cooke College Scholarship Program. The number of scholars each year varies.
DISCLAIMER: The scholarship listed on this page is not affiliated with East Georgia State College and does not constitute endorsement by EGSC of the scholarship being offered or any organizations mentioned. Scholarships listed are for informational purposes only. It is the student’s responsibility to verify all information related to the scholarship application, including any requirements and related deadlines.