Scholarship Details

SAVE JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION UNDERGRADUATE TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarship Description

The Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is the largest scholarship in the country for top community college students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degrees at four-year colleges or universities. Undergraduate Transfer Scholars receive up to $40,000 per year for up to three years, ongoing advising, the opportunity to network with the larger Cooke Scholar community, and a pathway to the foundation’s $50,000 per year Graduate Scholarship

Field of Study

Additional Information

  • Type Of Award: SCHOLARSHIP
  • Amount: VARIES
  • Application Deadline: TBA FOR 2020 APPLICATION
  • Level Of Study: BACCALAUREATE UNDERGRADUATE
  • Automatic Consideration: NO
  • Renewable: YES
Application Address
Contact Information

1-800-941-3300 or scholarships@jkcf.org

Minimum Requirement

To be eligible for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, at a minimum, applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:
Sophomore Status – Be a current student at an accredited U.S. community college or two-year institution with sophomore status by January 1, 2019, or a recent graduate (since spring 2014).
Fall College Enrollment– Plan to enroll full-time in a baccalaureate program at an accredited college or university in fall 2019.
GPA– Have a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.50 or better on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent).
Financial Need– Demonstrate unmet financial need.

We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. Last year’s cohort of new transfer scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $32,000.
No previous enrollment or attendance at a four-year institution – Students who have attended a four-year institution in the past are not eligible for this scholarship.
If you started at a four-year institution, but did not complete a semester of full-time study, then you may be eligible. Please contact us to verify your eligibility.
Students who have already transferred to a four-year institution or plan to transfer to start during the spring 2019 semester are also not eligible for this scholarship.