Grace Le is Awarded the Jack Kent Cook Scholarship!
Grace Le, staff member of Computer Frontiers Inc., has been awarded one of the most prestigious scholarships in the United Sates, the 2014 Jack Kent Cook Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. This scholarship is the largest private scholarship for community college transfer students in the country, and has selected Grace as a top recipient! Grace has excelled in her academic career at Montgomery College and has been in student government as the President of the Student Council, and throughout the Montgomery County area.
The Jack Kent Cook Foundation is a private foundation that helps students reach their educational goals through financial support. The Jack Kent Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is extremely competitive, and targets top community college students who seek to complete their bachelor’s degree. Thus, this scholarship supports students in any area of study, and provides up to $30,000 per year for college tuition, living expenses, book expenses, and any other college fees.
Competing for this scholarship was no easy task – Grace completed the two phases of the application process, wrote a total of twenty essays, and was selected as a recipient of the scholarship this spring. Grace is one of only 85 finalists who has received this award from a pool of 3,705 applications throughout the nation. Grace will use this opportunity to continue down her academic career studying chemical engineering in the fields of polymer science and nanotechnology. Grace hopes to start her own business and continues to strive for success every day.