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Brookwood student earns prestigious Cooke College Scholarship

April 29, 2022

     Stella Kwon, a graduating senior from Brookwood High School, has been named a 2022 Cooke College Scholarship recipient. This highly competitive scholarship includes:Stella Kwon

  • Up to $40,000 per year toward a four-year accredited undergraduate school;
  • The ability to pursue any area of study;
  • Personal advisement on selecting a college and navigating the financial aid process;
  • Multifaceted advice about how to transition to college and maximizing the college student experience.

     The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. Scholarship recipients are selected based on exceptional academic ability and achievement, financial need, persistence, service to others, and leadership. Selected from a nationwide pool of applicants, up to 60 students will become Cooke College Scholars. Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational expenses – including tuition, living expenses, books, and required fees. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships he or she may receive.

     *The Cooke Foundation is dedicated to advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need. Since 2000, the foundation has provided over $230 million in scholarships to more than 3,000 students from 8th grade through graduate school, along with comprehensive counseling and other support services. The foundation has also awarded more than $120 million in grants to organizations that serve such students.