Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship awards are designed to encourage and support outstanding college seniors and graduates who have a breadth of interests, work hard, demonstrate a strong will to succeed, and have financial need.
A candidate must:  
  • have senior standing or have graduated from an accredited four-year U.S. college or university within the past five years
  • have a cumulative undergraduate grade-point average of 3.20
    demonstrate financial need
  • receive a bachelor’s degree by the start of the next semester
  • plan to begin first graduate degree program at an accredited college or university in the fall of the year of application
Year of Application

Pre-Application Process
To be recommended as a CMU nominee and to advance in the competition, candidates much complete and submit the pre-application form to the National Scholarship Program. 

Application Process

The application requirements consist of a CMU nomination, cover letter, completed application form, financial information forms, recommendations, and college transcripts.

Application Deadlines
For campus and national deadlines, click here.

Official Website
CMU Contacts
  • Phame Camarena, Ph.D., - Director, University Honors and National Scholarship Program, (989) 774-3902, phame.camarena@cmich.edu
  • Maureen Harke - Coordinator, National Scholarship Program, (989) 774-3902, harke1ma@cmich.edu
Printable information on the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship


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