Cooke Foundation Partners with College Greenlight

A new partnership between College Greenlight and the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation will enable thousands of low-income students across the country to become more aware that they are eligible for the Cooke Foundation’s prestigious scholarships.

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Cooke Foundation Awards Public High School Pipeline Grants

By awarding grants totaling $500,000 to selective public high schools in six states, the Cooke Foundation seeks to increase the number of academically talented, low-income students who gain admission and graduate. Combined, the grants will benefit more than 1,500 students in grades 6-12.

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$1 Million Cooke Prize Recognizes Vassar College

By demonstrating a school-wide commitment to attracting and graduating high-ability, low-income students Vassar College has earned the inaugural Cooke Prize for Equity in Educational Excellence from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.

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Connecting the Scholarship Dots

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, the College Board, and four other scholarship providers want to connect high-performing, low-income high school students to $180 million in merit aid sooner in the college search process.

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Economic Diversity in High School

Some 100 principals of selective public high schools from across the country have formed a new coalition to better recruit, support and advocate for high-achieving, low-income students and close the widening Excellence Gap.

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Bridging Community

Given better advising and financial support, many high-performing, low-income high school students who enter at a community college could transfer and thrive at America’s most selective four-year colleges.

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