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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Award

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The Jack Kent Cooke Dissertation Fellowship Award supports advanced doctoral students who are completing dissertations that further the understanding of the educational pathways and experiences of high-achieving, low-income students. We seek to provide funding for doctoral candidates whose work informs and advances the following populations/aspects of our mission: high-achieving students from low-income backgrounds, and/or students who demonstrate the potential for achievement, and/or the conditions that promote high achievement (e.g., school settings, interventions, policies).

Award / Eligibility Details:

Applicants for Cooke Dissertation Fellowships: may be US citizens, US permanent residents, or non-US citizens; must currently be studying at an accredited US institution; must be advanced doctoral students, who have completed all pre-dissertation requirements; must have successfully defended their dissertation proposal before the application deadline; and must not have previously received a scholarship or other funding from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.

Deadline: Early February each year

Academic Level: Graduate;Post-Graduate

Type/Purpose: Graduate School Funding;Research

Field of Study: Education / Teaching;Social Sciences

Location: United States

Citizenship eligibility: All;Foreign Citizen / International Student;Permanent Resident;US Citizen;US National

Special Circumstances: Extreme financial need

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