Advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need

Attention Community College Students

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program is the largest undergraduate scholarship in the country for two-year and community college transfer students. The scholarship provides as many as 85 top students with up to $40,000 per year for three years to complete their bachelor's degrees at 4-year colleges or universities.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a current student at an accredited U.S. community college or two-year institution with sophomore status by December 31, 2015, or a recent graduate (since spring 2012).
  • Plan to enroll full time in a baccalaureate program at an accredited college or university in fall 2017.
  • Have a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent).
  • Demonstrate unmet financial need.

Students who have previously enrolled at and attended a 4-year institution are not eligible for this award.

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