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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

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The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship makes it possible for the nation's top community college students to complete their bachelor's degrees by transferring to a four-year college or university. The Foundation provides up to $30,000 per year to each of approximately 75 deserving students selected annually, making it the largest private scholarship for two-year and community college transfer students in the country.

Award / Eligibility Details:

Candidates must be a current student at an accredited US community college or two-year institution with sophomore status, or a recent graduate. They must plan to enroll full time in a baccalaureate program at an accredited college or university, and have a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.5 or better on a scale of 4.0 (or the equivalent). They must demonstrate unmet financial need.

Deadline: Early November each year, for the first phase of the application cycle

Academic Level: Undergraduate

Type/Purpose: Undergraduate Level Funding

Field of Study: All;Arts & Humanities;Business;Education / Teaching;Public Affairs / Policy;Social Sciences;STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

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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