Partnership for After School Education

Issue 172

September 07, 2018

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program

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 the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. Cooke College Scholars receive up to $40,000 per year, college planning support, ongoing advising, and the opportunity to network with the larger Cooke Scholar community. All scholarship application materials must be submitted before the deadline on November 20, 2018 at 11:59 pm in the student's local time zone. Visit the College Scholarship Program web page for more information.

September 07, 2018

Show Us Your Generation: A Photo Contest for Teenagers

The New York Times invites 13 - 19 years old, from anywhere in the world, to take photographs that depict some aspect of teenage life that they think may be misunderstood, ignored or largely unknown, and, in a short artist’s statement, tell them why. Winning work will be published on The Learning Network and will be eligible to be published in print in the November 2018 Learning special section. Submission deadline is October 15, 2018 at 11:59 pm Eastern. Visit the contest web page for more information.

September 07, 2018

2018-2019 LEDA Scholars Application

The LEDA Scholars Program supports high-achieving students from low-income families in gaining admission to selective colleges. Each year, LEDA recruits high school juniors from all over the country, and hosts them for a completely free seven-week Summer Institute on the campus of Princeton University where they receive academic preparation, leadership development, SAT/ACT prep, and intensive college guidance counseling. Submission deadline is December 10, 2018 at 11:59 pm (PST).