August 19, 2013 by pchswildcats
Deadline Details: Phase One of the application process begins in late August and closes in early November 2013.
How to Apply: www.jkcf.org
The Jack KentCooke Foundation College Scholarship Program will fund up to 40 high schoolseniors each year to attend a four-year college or university. This new scholarship, one of the most selective in the nation, will award up to $30,000 each year for four years of undergraduate study.
In addition to monetary aid, College Scholars will have access to the Foundation’s networking opportunities and will receive one-on-one advising about selecting a college or university, applying for further financial aid, and transitioning from high school to college.
College Scholars must graduate from a U.S. high school inspring 2014, plan on attending an accredited four-year college or university infall 2014, have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.5, have a minimum SAT score of 1200 (combined critical reading and math) or a minimum ACT composite score of 26, and demonstrate significant unmet financial need.
Selection criteria focus on exceptional academic ability andachievements, financial need, persistence, a desire to help others, and leadership. The application review includes analysis of grades, participation in available advanced courses, student essays, letters of recommendation, and family finances. Students may apply regardless of their anticipated area ofstudy. There is no application fee.
Phase One of the application process begins in late August and closes in early November 2013.