Since 2002, 23 Perimeter College students have been awarded the scholarship. This year, two Perimeter College students – Awa Cisse and Gideon Melvin – won the award. In 2020, Perimeter students Diana Ha and Matthew Wessler were named winners.
Perimeter College has been home to an impressive number of recipients of the national Jack Kent Cooke (JKC) Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Since 2002, 23 Perimeter students have received the competitive award from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, which offers each winner up to $40,000 per year for up to three years. It’s the largest private scholarship for two-year and community college transfer students in the country. Perimeter JKC winners have gone on to achieve success in bachelor’s degree programs (and beyond) at Georgia State University and other prominent institutions such as Georgia Tech, MIT, Emory University, Howard University, University of Southern California, Stanford University and Agnes Scott College.
2020 Semifinalists Announcement
Eastside grad wins national scholarship – May 3, 2013
Cooke Foundation Highlights:
Cooke Transfer Scholar Semifinalists are celebrated in coverage from Georgia State University’s Perimeter College. Mathew Wessler , …
Cooke Transfer Scholar Semifinalists receive recognition in local media coverage. Learn what inspired Diana Ha at Georgia State University’s Perimeter College to pursue a career in cardiology, …