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Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Offered by Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Reviewed by Brian GeigerLast updated Jun 30, 2023
Multiple awards worth up to


Grade level

College Sophomore

Application deadline:

January 11, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a community college student looking to transfer to a four-year college or university? You might consider applying for the Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship! This scholarship is open to high-achieving community college students seeking financial support to earn their bachelor’s degree. 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 Undergraduate Scholarship typically accepts applications from early October through early January of each year. To see if you qualify, check out the eligibility section below!

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students in their second year at a community college or two-year institution, who are planning to enroll full-time in a baccalaureate program at an accredited college or university. Applicants must also demonstrate unmet financial need (family income not exceeding $95,000) and meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

College Sophomore


US Citizens, Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents, DACA, Other

Minimum GPA


Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.


Academic transcript

Letters 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 Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is renewable.

Is this scholarship open to international or DACA students?

No, this scholarship is open to U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, and DACA recipients.

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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