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Applicants Sought For Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship

October 20, 2009 – Application for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is open.

The scholarship honors outstanding community college students with up to $30,000 in scholarship monies to complete one’s bachelor’s degree. About 50 students are selected annually. It is the largest private scholarship for community college transfer students in the United States.

Collin College’s unofficial deadline for nomination for the scholarship is Monday, Jan. 4, 2010. Up to two transfer students from Collin College may be nominated to the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation by the official Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010 deadline.

The scholarship covers all educational expenses including tuition, living expenses, books and fees for the final two or three years in order to complete the bachelor’s degree.          

For more information, contact Stephanie Hanson, Collin College’s Jack Kent Cook Foundation representative, at or call 972.985.3734.

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