Applications Open for Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Young Scholars Program!

Deadline: 5 April 2017

Applications are now open for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Young Scholars Program.

The Young Scholars Program is a national scholarship with students representing every region and attending school in rural, urban and suburban communities.

The 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.

Since the program’s inception in 2001, ten cohorts of Young Scholars have graduated from high school and gone on to attend and graduate from many of the most selective colleges and universities in the nation.

Benefits

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

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program applicant:

  • must be entering 8th grade in the fall of 2016.
  • must have earned grades of all or mostly As in school with no Cs or below in your core academic subjects (English/language arts, math, science, social studies/history) since the beginning of 6thgrade.
  • must be able to submit scores from a standardized test taken within the last two years.
  • family’s income must not exceed $95,000. The average family income of entering Young Scholars is approximately $25,000. In recent years nearly all Young Scholars have come from families with incomes below $60,000.
  • must reside in the U.S. or a U.S. territory and plan to attend high school in the U.S.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

Eligible Country: United States

For more information, please visit Young Scholars Program.

Latest Funds for NGOs

Help The Homeless: Supporting Homeless Charities throughout the UK

British Embassy Call for Proposals on “Access to Information and Media Environment” in Vietnam

Fulbright-Hovnanian Grant: Inviting Applicants from Armenia

ADC Call for Applications: Austrian Partnership Programme in Higher Education and Research for Development (APPEAR)

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: Seeking Applications for Resettlement Support Centers Program

LEAP-Agri Call for Proposals: EU-AU Partnership on Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA)

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Countering Wildlife Trafficking in Indonesia

Innovation Fund Denmark: 2017 Open Call under “Grand Solutions” Programme!

EU Action Grants: Seeking Proposals for Union Civil Protection Mechanism!

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of NEA: Supporting Tunisia’s Agribusiness Sector

Call for Concept Notes: EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment

Seventh Generation Fund: Promoting Indigenous Peoples’ Self-Determination and the Sovereignty of Native Nations

DFID Call for Applications: Global Mine Action Programme Phase II

The Research Council of Norway: Inviting Applications for “NORGLOBAL Programme”

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of CT: Counterterrorism Training for Magistrates and Civilian Administrators in Regions Vulnerable to Terrorism

U.S. Department’s Federal Transit Administration call for Applications: Low or No Emission (Low-No) Program FY 2017

Apply to Participate in 4th ‘Women Leading, Women Organising’ Training!

The Fresno Chaffee Zoo Wildlife Conservation Fund: Supporting Projects Conducted and Focused in the United States

The Denver Foundation: Lauren Townsend Memorial Wildlife Fund Grants for U.S. based Organisations

Call for Applications: MRC-AHRC Global Public Health Partnership Awards

USAID’s Global Development Alliance: Partnering to Accelerate Entrepreneurship (PACE) Initiative

Applications Open for Rural Women New Zealand’s Education Fund!

The U.S. Embassy in Monrovia: Call for Proposals for Julia Taft Refugee Fund

Hedayah Call for Proposals: Supporting Civil Society Initiatives to Prevent and Counter Violent Extremism