Designed for exceptional students with financial need, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Young Scholars Program allows students in grade 7 the opportunity to apply for financial assistance and advising throughout high school. For more information, please visit our Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholars Program webpage.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship 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.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation also generously provides grant funds to CTD, which are used to support school collaborations. These collaborations provide tuition-free CTD programming and NUMATS assessment for students.
The Cathy Coughlin STEM Scholars program, established in memory of Cathy Coughlin, provides enrichment and accelerated STEM programming and academic guidance through CTD, designed to prepare participants for advanced coursework in high school and beyond. The scholarship covers the cost of all tuition and fees for programming and is renewable for up to three years. It is open to girls from the Chicago area currently in grade 6 who are demonstrating interest and exceptional potential in STEM areas and who have financial need. Each year, approximately 5 new scholars are identified. The scholarship provides:
For more information about the program and the application process, contact Elliott Cady, Manager of Admissions and Pathways Advising at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Two need-based scholarship funds exist for students applying to select technology courses offered through CTD's Summer Program.
The scholarships provide between $500 and $1,500 toward course tuition. Students may apply for both a technology scholarships and financial aid. Eligible courses and application requirements may be found on the scholarship web pages. Applications are due by April 15.
Scholarship Name: Gary Greenberg Technology Scholarship
Overview: The Gary Greenberg Technology for Children Scholarship provides tuition support for a student with financial need who enrolls in a qualifying technology course in CTD's Summer Program. Depending upon the funds available, one or more students may receive full or partial scholarships.
Scholarship Name: Sandra Dennhardt Technology Scholarship
Overview: The Sandra Dennhardt Technology Scholarship provides a tuition scholarship for a student with financial need who enrolls in a qualifying technology course in one of CTD's two- or three-week Summer Programs. Depending upon the funds available, one or more students may receive full or partial scholarships.
If you have questions about any of these scholarships or financial aid for CTD programs, please contact the CTD admissions and pathways advising team for assistance.