Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate University Transfer Scholarship

In the spring of 2014, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation will award approximately 75 scholarships to help students with exceptional promise and demonstrated financial need earn a baccalaureate degree from a four-year college. The amount and duration of awards vary by student based on the cost of attendance and the length of the program as well as other scholarships or grants received. The maximum available per student is $30,000 per year. This is the largest scholarship offered in the United States to community college university transfer students.

Students who fulfill the following criteria may apply for  the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship:

  • Students must be currently enrolled in the Associate in Arts or Associate in Science Program at Durham Tech and have completed at least 32 credit hours at Durham Tech by the end of Fall Semester 2013;

  • Students must plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree full time at a four-year institution starting in fall 2014;

  • Students must have a cumulative college GPA of 3.5 or better; and

  • Students must have unmet financial need. Unmet financial need include two components:
    1. Educational costs exceeding to an appreciable degree other grant awards, and
    2. Insufficient student and family income to meet educational costs.

  • Have not previously been nominated for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.

Arts, Sciences, and University Transfer (ASUT) students who fulfill the above criteria and wish to apply should visit the following website to begin the application process: http://www.jkcf.org/scholarships/undergraduate-transfer-scholarships/selection-eligibility/

Phase One application requirements will include:

  • Online application, available October 6 and due December 2, 2014 (closes at 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time)
  • One online recommendation from a professor or instructor at Durham Tech (due date TBA)

The Durham Tech Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship committee is available to help eligible students with any part of the application process. Please feel free to contact a committee member:
Michelle Gladman (Chair) gladmanm@durhamtech.edu
Michele Alexandre alexandm@durhamtech.edu
Shannon Hahn hahns@durhamtech.edu
Margaret Memory memorym@durhamtech.edu
Stephanie Whetstone whetstos@durhamtech.edu

 


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