Region: National
High School: No High School Affiliation
Deadline: November
Amount: Up to $40,000. Possible 40 students may be selected.


This scholarship rewards excellence by supporting high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation's best four-year colleges and universities.
The highly competitive scholarship includes:
*Up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate program
*Ability to pursue any area of study
*Personal advising about selecting a college and navigating financial aid
*Multifaceted advising about how to transition to college and maximize the college student experience


*Plan to graduate from a US high school in spring 2016
*Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2016
*Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above
*SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above
*Demonstrate significant financial need. They will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. However, they anticipate that a majority of scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive a PELL grant
  • Organization: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
  • Website: jkcf.org