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Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholars Program

Offered by Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated May 3, 2023
Multiple awards worth

Varies

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.

May 2024

Scholarship Overview

The Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholars Program is funded by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, an organization that is dedicated to advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who demonstrate financial need. Each year, their Young Scholars Program awards scholarships of varying amounts to academically outstanding seventh-grade students who plan to eventually attend college and who demonstrate financial need. If this scholarship sounds like a fit for you, keep on reading for more application details.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Other Category

Low Income

Application information

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

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 Young Scholars Program 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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