Super important scholarship for college transfer students!
Moriah Walton of Wylie nearly collapsed when she heard she won the largest private transfer scholarship for community college students in the U.S.
Walton is one of only 85 college students in the nation selected for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, and her win marks the third time in three years that a Collin College student has received the scholarship.
“I didn’t think I could afford a university. This is like the Rhodes Scholarship for me. This is perfect timing!” she exclaimed.
The Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship helps students with tuition, living expenses, books and fees for the final two to three years of courses required for baccalaureate degrees. Criteria for the scholarship include academic ability and achievement, financial need, self-confidence, resilience and the desire to engage in and contribute to the world. The competition is judged by a panel of distinguished university faculty and admissions…
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