The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation enables high-ability middle and high school students with financial need to realize their full academic potential. Through the Young Scholars Program, the Foundation has to date supported over 800 students from across the nation, providing them with individualized educational advising combined with comprehensive financial support from the 8th grade through high school.
From eighth grade through senior high of school, Young Scholars receive the following support from the Cooke Foundation:
- a personal academic and college counselor
- funding for academic and enrichment programs in the summer and during the school year
- internship and study abroad opportunities
- educational resources including books and technology
The Young Scholars Program is a national scholarship with students representing every region and attending school in rural, urban and suburban communities.
The deadline to apply is April 14, 2016.
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