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Sent: 12/13/2012 11:13:50 A.M.  Eastern Standard Time
Subj: The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars  Program



Dear  Colleague,  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The  2013 application for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars 
Program,  one of the most generous awards for outstanding seventh-grade 
students, will  open on January 17.  
Those  selected receive financial support for educational and 
extracurricular  activities, as well as one-on-one help applying to high schools, 
colleges,  summer programs, and more. Young Scholars tell  their advisor what they’
d like to become. Over the next five years the  Foundation uses its 
considerable resources to help them get there. 
Students  with exemplary academic records and substantial financial need 
are encouraged  to apply at 
_http://www.jkcf.org/scholarships/young-scholars-program/how-to-apply/_ 
(http://www.jkcf.org/scholarships/young-scholars-program/how-to-apply/) . 
Free  webinars, online presentations covering the ins and outs of the 
application  process, will be held on Thursday, January 10 and Thursday, January 
24 at 7  p.m. Eastern Time. Educators, parents, students, and other 
interested adults  can register for either session by going to 
_http://cty.jhu.edu/talent/events/webinar.html_ (http://cty.jhu.edu/talent/events/webinar.html) . 
Anyone  with questions should feel free to contact outreach coordinator 
Lionel  Foster by phone (410-735-6270) or email ([log in to unmask] 
(mailto:[log in to unmask]) ).   
This  is a tremendous opportunity. Thanks for spreading the word, and 
please share  this email, including the message below, with people and groups who 
can  encourage eligible students to apply. 
Sincerely, 
Lionel  Foster
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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
The Johns Hopkins University  Center for Talented Youth (CTY)
McAuley Hall
5801 Smith Avenue, Suite  400
Baltimore, MD 21209
email: [log in to unmask]
phone:  410-735-6270
web: _www.jkcf.org_ (http://www.jkcf.org/)  
The  application for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program, 
one of  the most generous scholarships for seventh-grade students in the 
country,  opens in January. Applicants must:  
 
 
 
 
§  Be  in seventh grade  at the time they apply or going into eighth grade 
in the fall of  2013. 
§  Earn  grades of all or mostly A’s, with no C’s or below in their core  
academic subjects since sixth grade. (Some exceptions have been made for  
students with unique talents or documented learning differences.) 
§  Have  significant unmet financial need.  The average family income of 
previous winners is approximately $26,000 and the  vast majority of families 
make $60,000 or less. 
§  Attend  school in the United States. 
Those  selected receive financial support for educational and 
extracurricular  activities, as well as one-on-one help applying to high schools, 
colleges,  summer programs, and more. Winners tell their advisor what they’d like 
to  become. Over the next five years the Foundation uses its resources to 
help  them get there. 

A  free webinar, an online presentation covering the ins and outs of the  
application process, will be held on January 10, 2013 and again on January 
24,  2013.  Both sessions begin at 7 p.m. Eastern Time. To  register go to 
_http://cty.jhu.edu/talent/events/webinar.html_ 
(http://cty.jhu.edu/talent/events/webinar.html) .  Anyone with questions should feel free to contact 
outreach coordinator Lionel  Foster at the Center for Talented Youth at 
410-735-6270 or [log in to unmask] (mailto:[log in to unmask]) . 
Learn  more about the Young Scholars Program at 
_http://www.jkcf.org/scholarships/young-scholars-program/_ 
(http://www.jkcf.org/scholarships/young-scholars-program/) .  The application will open on January 17, 2013. 
Information  about the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth’s programs 
for bright  students in grades K through 12 is available at 
_http://cty.jhu.edu/_ (http://cty.jhu.edu/) .