Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholars Program

Organization & Scholarship Overview:
The Young Scholars Program, a selective five-year pre-college national scholarship for high-performing middle school students with financial need(mid-low income), it provides comprehensive academic and college advising, as well as financial support for school, Cooke-sponsored summer programs, internships, and other learning enrichment opportunities.

Website: Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholars Program
Frequently Asked Questions: FAQ
Informational Flyer: View Here

Scholarship Requirements:

  • 7th-grade students ONLY, class of 2021
  • High academic ability and achievement (A’s and B’s No C’s in core subjects)
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation (2- academic teachers and 1-personal recommendation)
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Drive and persistence
  • Leadership
  • Desire to help others

Open to DREAMers: Yes
Questions? Please email Tammie Stewart at tammie-stewart@northwestern.edu

Funding is individualized to the needs of the student