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$40,000 Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship available

Seminole State alumni (from left) Gabriella Nicholas, Daniel Leon and Lalita Booth are three of the College's eight Jack Kent Cooke Scholars.  

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is accepting nominations for its Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program, the largest scholarship offered to two-year college students in the United States. Recipients receive up to $40,000 per year to offset education and living expenses at an accredited four-year institution.

Scholarships are available to Seminole State students wishing to transfer to a four-year college or university. To be considered, candidates must: 

  • Be a current Seminole State student with sophomore status, or a recent graduate (since spring 2010)
  • Have a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher
  • Have a significant unmet financial need
  • Plan to enroll full time in a baccalaureate program at an accredited college or university in fall 2015
  • Have not previously been nominated for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation was established in 2000 to promote education and help young people reach their full potential. Through the Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program, the Foundation awards about 85 scholarships per year to deserving students.

Since 2006, Seminole State has had eight Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship winners: Lalita Booth, Isa Adney, Sarah Holland, Sally Rodriguez, Tatiana Viecco, Daniel Leon, Charles Bilyue and Gabriella Nicholas. The College is one of only three schools in the nation with at least one winner in eight of the past nine years.

The application deadline for the 2015 Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program is Tuesday, Dec. 2. 

Students who need assistance with the application process should email humanities Professor Marisabel Irizarry or Barbara Greenwell, the College's faculty representive. You may also visit the Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship website.

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