The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has announced the 2020 Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship semifinalists and MiraCosta College is excited to share that multiple students have been nominated to receive this prestigious scholarship. Semifinalists were chosen from a pool of nearly 1,500 applicants attending 311 community colleges in 45 states and the District of Columbia. With nine nominees, MiraCosta has the most semifinalists from one college in San Diego County.
MiraCosta College semifinalists are:
This marks the third straight year multiple MiraCosta College students have been nominated for the coveted scholarships. The scholarship is awarded by the private, independent Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, which is dedicated to advancing the education of exceptionally promising students with financial need. The scholarship awardees will be announced in early April 2020. Eight MiraCosta College students have earned the scholarship since 2017.
Through this award, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation supports high-achieving community college students as they transfer to some of the best four-year institutions in the country to complete their bachelor’s degrees.
Visit the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation for the complete list of nominees.
About MiraCosta College
The MiraCosta Community College District has served the coastal North San Diego County area for over 80 years. More than 21,000 credit students per semester in over 70 disciplines enroll in associate degrees, university transfer and workforce readiness certificate programs. The college also serves a wide spectrum of educational needs in the region ranging from programs for adult education, basic skills, and ESL to a California Community College pilot program offering the nation’s first baccalaureate degree in biomanufacturing. MiraCosta College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).