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CIC Davies-Jackson Scholarship

Graduating seniors from McKendree are eligible to apply for a fellowship that supports up to two years of study at St. John’s College at the University of Cambridge in England through the Davies-Jackson Scholarship program.

Established in 1990, the Davies-Jackson Scholarship provides a distinctive opportunity for graduating seniors who possess exceptional academic records and who are the first in their families to graduate from college, to enroll in a two-year course of study at St. John’s College. The Scholarship, valued at approximately $50,000.

Applications are accepted for study in the following subjects: Archaeology and Anthropology; Classics; Economics; English; Geography; History; History of Art; Modern and Medieval Languages; Music; Philosophy; and Social and Political Sciences.

The deadline for applications is early November.

More information about the Scholarship as well as the application materials can be found online at