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2014 Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

From the Scholarship Office, a huge opportunity . . . 

2014 Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship makes it possible for the nation’s top community college students to complete their bachelor’s degrees by transferring to a four-year college or university. The Foundation provides up to $30,000 per year to deserving students, making it the largest private scholarship for two-year and community college transfer students in the country.

The application for the 2014 Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is now open.  We write to inform you of two big changes to the application process:

  1. Faculty Representative role has changed:  Students are no longer required to be nominated by the faculty representative in order to compete for this scholarship.   This means that community colleges are not limited to between two and four nominees as had been the case previously.  All eligible applicants may apply. (Students will be required to take an eligibility quiz.)
  1. Two-Phase Application Process:
    1. All eligible applicants may access the online application via the Foundation’s website to complete a Phase One application.  The Phase One application closes November 7, 2013 at noon (central time).
    2. If an applicant is selected as a semifinalist based on the Phase One application, the applicant will be invited to submit additional information in Phase Two of the application process.   Phase Two of the application closes January 16, 2014 at noon (central time).

Apply online at: https://testregistration.org/rsp/CreateAccount.do?event=go&realm=28330770

**FROM THE JKC FOUNDATION—WEBINAR FOR STUDENTS/RECENT ALUMNI:

  1. The JKC Foundation will host a webinar for current community college students and recent alumni interested in applying to the Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.  This webinar will explain the minimum eligibility requirements; the application and selection process; as well as answer any questions attendees may have.
  2. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, September 25 at 4:00 pm (ET). 
  3. Please forward this email to any of your current or former students that you feel would make excellent applicants.
  4. ——————————————————- To join the online meeting ——————————————————- 1. Go to https://communique.webex.com/communique/j.php?ED=249409542&UID=0&RT=MiMxMQ%3D%3D 2. Enter your name and email address. 3. Click “Join”.
  5. Topic: The JKCF Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship
  6. Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2013
  7. Time: 4:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
  8. Meeting Number: 594 559 270
  9.  Lastly, please follow the Foundation on Twitter @TheJKCF for updates on our scholarships.

NOTE: For questions about the JKCF application process, or for help with the application form, please contact them online at: https://www.act.org/host/jkc/contact.html

Room changes

Hi everyone,

We have secured some bigger rooms for most of our meetings. Unfortunately, we will not be in the same place every week. In general, we will be using GTW 110 or GTW 226 if one of them is available. When both are booked, we will use GTW 232, and we have one meeting scheduled in the Davis Auditorium. All meetings have been updated on the Calendar with the correct rooms and the speakers whom we have scheduled so far. Just click on the entry to see the details. Remember, you can subscribe to the calendar in your own calendar software by using the links at the bottom of the Calendar page.

See you this afternoon!

-Prof. Trickel