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Thatcher Swanson Grant for Diversity and Inclusion


Thank you for your interest in the Thatcher Swanson Grant for Diversity and Inclusion at Catherine Cook School! The Grant is available for students in Senior Kindergarten-8th Grade, is renewable each year, and provides the recipient with:

  • Full tuition
  • Extended Day (after school care until 6:00 p.m.)
  • School lunches
  • Stipend for After School Adventures (extra curricular activities) and athletics
  • Funding toward materials, technology, supplemental learning, and additional programming that supports participation in all that Cook offers

Requirements for Consideration

  • Must demonstrate significant financial need, as determined by school administration
  • Must identify with an underrepresented race, religion, physical ability, sexual identity, or gender identity within the school community

Why Choose Catherine Cook School for Your Child?
From preschool through 8th grade, Catherine Cook students learn more than just math, science, and reading – they cultivate a deep understanding of the world we live in, find their purpose within it, and develop the leadership skills to leave their mark. Nurtured in a creative and innovative environment, they explore problem solving in fresh and useful ways. Our graduates leave as confident, compassionate leaders able to take on the challenges of the future.

Application and Admission Process
Please contact us to express interest in the Grant. For special application instructions and a code to waive the $75 admission fee, please contact Tiffany Wells, Director of Enrollment Management, at twells@ccookschool.org or 312.266.3381 x3146.

All applicants will complete the full application process. To register for a tour of the school, please click here.


About Thatcher Swanson

Please click here to make a donation to the Grant for Diversity and Inclusion.