We continually try to give our current participants, students, alumni, family and friends any information to help them meet their educational and professional goals. The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship program which “honors excellence by supporting outstanding community college students with financial need to transfer to and complete their bachelor’s degrees at the nation’s top four-year colleges and universities.” has a deadline that is fast approaching. To be eligible you must:
• Be a current student at an accredited US community college or 2-year institution with sophomore status or a recent graduate (within the last 5 years)
• Have a cumulative unweighted college GPA 3.5 or above
• Plan to transfer to a 4-year college or university to begin studies in the coming fall
• Demonstrate unmet financial need
If you meet these requirements, visit their online application page for more information. Applications are due Thursday, November 7th. This program is run through the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, so contact them with questions about this scholarship opportunity.
If you aren’t yet enrolled at Kingsborough, or another community college, the Center for Economic and Workforce Development has programs to help start your higher educational journey. If you need to get your GED and would like to develop important work readiness skills, Project Rise can help. If you already have your GED or high school diploma, CUNY CareerPATH can help with career advancement and transitioning into college. Both programs provide the ability to earn college credits while you train. Contact us with any questions about these or other opportunities.