The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Transfer Scholarships are awarded to the nation's top two-year or community college students who have demonstrated financial need (F-1 status students also eligible). The selection process for these awards is highly competitive, with about 50 scholarships awarded each year, out of hundreds of nominees nationally.
• Must be currently enrolled at an accredited U.S. community college or two-year institution
• Must have sophomore (second year) status as of December 31, 2010, or be a recent graduate (recent since Spring 2006)
• Must have achieved a cumulative college GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale
• Must plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to start studies in the Fall of 2011
• Must have significant unmet financial need: 1) education costs that are appreciably greater than the total amount of scholarships or grant awards received and 2) Insufficient student and family income to meet educational costs
If you are serious about applying and being considered by the NOVA College Scholarship Review Committee, visit the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation website for more details. Find details about the application process and materials here. Then, visit the registration site, to access the application. The deadline for submitting the completed application to NOVA’s review committee is December 10, 2010. Applicants should also consider approaching a faculty member to review their completed essays, for advice and recommendations.
Visit this page at NOVA's website to find out more details about this scholarship opportunity. Best of luck to all applicants!