Applications are now open for the largest private scholarship in the United States available exclusively to students and graduates from two-year colleges. The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship will award up to $40,000 per year for eligible students or alumni to pursue a four-year degree. The application deadline is November 20, 2019. Students pursuing any area of study may apply for the scholarship. They must be a current student at a two-year institution with sophomore status or a recent graduate. Students must have a 3.5 cumulative GPA, demonstrate financial need, and plan to transfer to a four-year university in fall 2020. Financial need is defined as a family income up to $95,000.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is a private foundation dedicated to helping exceptionally promising young people who have financial need to reach their full potential through education. Jack Kent Cooke Foundation scholarships can provide funding for tuition, room and board, fees, and textbooks. Each award can total up to $40,000 annually, though the amounts will vary based the cost of the institution each recipient attends. Since 2000, the Foundation has awarded over $130 million in scholarships funding over 1,900 students.
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College students who would like to apply for a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation scholarship should complete the online application by November 20, 2019. Applications are available through the Foundation website at http://jkcf.org/transfer. Applicants may also contact Karen Key, assistant director for the Financial Aid Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (918) 540-6244 for additional assistance.