About the Art of Problem Solving Initiative
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The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is dedicated to advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need. By offering the largest scholarships in the country, in-depth academic counseling and other direct services, the Foundation seeks to help high-performing, low-income students to develop their talents and excel educationally. In addition to providing students both counseling and financial support from middle school to graduate school, the Foundation provides grants for noteworthy and innovative initiatives that support high-performing, low-income students. Founded in 2000, the Foundation has awarded over $130 million in scholarships to almost 1,900 students and over $80 million in grants.
This project was supported by Science Sandbox, a Simons Foundation initiative dedicated to engaging everyone with the process of science. The mission of Science Sandbox is to unlock scientific thinking by engaging people with the process of science and to support and help build programs that reinforce a powerful notion: You don’t have to be a scientist to think like a scientist.