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Paying for College

Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship

https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/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 selective four-year college or university. The Foundation provides up to $40,000 per year to each of approximately 45 deserving students selected annually, making it the largest private scholarship for two-year and community college transfer students in the country.

Point Foundation National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund

View more information about this scholarship here.

Students will receive:

  • Between $2,000 – 4,800 financial award each year
  • Support and advice from a Point Alum who will serve as a “coach”
  • Admissions counseling and financial education at the Point Community College Transfer Symposium in Los Angeles
  • Access to Point Foundation network of LGBTQ scholars, more than 300 alumni, and many others dedicated to seeing LGBTQ students succeed

To Be Eligible:

  • As of fall 2020, students must be enrolled or intending to enroll at an accredited community college in the United States including Hawaii and Alaska, in Fall 2020
  • Students must have 1-2 years of community college left AND
    • Students must be intending to transfer to a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university for Fall 2021 or Fall 2022 admission
    • OR graduate with an associate’s degree in Fall 2022
  • Students must be “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ+ community
  • Students must submit an application online. The application opened on March 1st, 2020. The application closes May 1st, 2020 at 11:30 pm (PST).