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    Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship

    Offered by Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Oct 10, 2023
    Multiple awards worth up to

    $55,000

    Grade level

    High School Senior

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    November 2024

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a high-achieving high school senior who will need financial help to attend the college(s) of your dreams? If so, consider applying for the Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship! This prestigious scholarship offers winning applicants up to $55,000 per year. In addition to monetary awards, winners receive college planning support, advising, and networking opportunities. The scholarship is funded by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting promising students who have financial need. Since 2000, the foundation has awarded more than $222 million in scholarships. The Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship typically accepts applications from August until mid-November, each year.

    If you’re an academically excellent high school senior looking for some financial help to attend college, we encourage you to apply!

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students who will be graduating from U.S. high schools, demonstrate unmet financial need, and meet the below eligibility requirements. Homeschooled students in the U.S. may also apply.

    Grade Level

    High School Senior

    Minimum GPA

    3.5

    Other Category

    Low Income

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application, financial information for your household, and the below application materials.

    Essay

    Academic transcript

    Letter of Recommendation

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Jack Kent Cooke Foundation at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    Yes, the Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship is renewable.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

    For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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