ADVANCING THE EDUCATION OF EXCEPTIONALLY PROMISING STUDENTS WHO HAVE FINANCIAL NEED
UNDERGRADUATE TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP
PROGRAM BENEFITS The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is a highly-selective scholarship for the nation’s top community college students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degrees at 4-year colleges or universities. The Foundation provides up to $30,000 per year, making it the largest private scholarship for 2-year and community transfer students in the country.
As part of their scholarship, recipients may:
• Pursue any area of study
• Have access to the greater JKCF Scholar community
Scholarship amounts vary based on several factors, including costs at the institution the student attends and other grants and scholarships the student receives.
As minimum criteria, candidates must:
• Have a cumulative unweighted college GPA 3.5 or above
• Plan to transfer to a 4-year college or university to begin studies in the coming fall
• Demonstrate unmet financial need
APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND TIMELINE
Beginning in 2013, students may apply directly to the Foundation for consideration. The application period typically runs from September–November each year. Selected applicants are notified in April. To learn more about the Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship and to complete an application, visit www.jkcf.org.
ABOUT THE JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is a private, independent foundation dedicated to advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need. Because we believe that high-potential, low-income students will excel educationally when given the resources to develop their talents, the Foundation supports exceptional students from elementary school to graduate school through scholarships, grants, direct service, and knowledge creation and dissemination. Founded in 2000 by the estate of Jack Kent Cooke, the Foundation has awarded $100 million in scholarships to more than 1,900 students, and $70 million in grants to organizations that support our mission.
LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS AT WWW.JKCF.ORG/SCHOLARSHIPS, OR CALL 855-509-5253.