New College Scholarship Opens for High-Achieving, Low-Income Students Nationwide
Scholarship One of Most Generous in Nation for High School Seniors
“Today the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation opens a new college scholarship for high-achieving, lower-income high school seniors who seek to attend the country’s best four-year colleges and universities. In what is expected to be an extremely competitive scholarship, as many as 40 recipients will be awarded up to $30,000 each year for tuition, books, living expenses, and other required fees. The application is open through November 5, 2013. Final notification will be made in February 2014.
Low-income students attending even the best colleges often have unmet need and the transition to college can be challenging for many. “Though we are proud to offer one of the most generous college scholarships in the country, our program will do more than alleviate the financial burden of higher education,” said Emily Froimson, vice president of programs at the Foundation. “Scholarship…
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