Cooke Scholars possess exceptional academic records and demonstrate unmet financial need. At a minimum, each candidate for the Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship must: Be a current student at an accredited U.S. community college or two-year institution with sophomore status as of January 1, 2019, or a recent graduate (since spring 2014). Plan to enroll in a full-time baccalaureate program at an accredited college or university in the fall of 2019 Have a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) Demonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. Last year's cohort of new Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $32,000. No previous enrollment or attendance at a four-year institution. Students who have attended a four-year institution in the past are not eligible for this scholarship. Please Note: Students who have attended a four-year institution in the past are not eligible for this scholarship. (If you started at a four-year institution, but did not complete a semester of full-time study, then you may be eligible. Please contact us to verify your eligibility.) Students who have already transferred to a four-year institution or plan to transfer to start during the spring 2018 semester are also not eligible for this scholarship.