Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholars are selected based on exceptional academic ability and achievement, financial need, persistence, a desire to help others, and leadership. A rigorous application review includes analysis of grades, standardized test scores, participation in available advanced courses, student essays, letters of recommendation, and family finances. Each year 30-40 students will be selected into the program.
Phase One applications will be available August 2013 and will close in early November 2013. All applicants will be notified regarding their Phase One application status in mid-November. Scholarship recipients will be notified in late February 2014.
At a minimum, applicants must: