September 05, 2020

Davies-Jackson Scholarship

Funds two years of study at University of Cambridge for first-generation college student.

The Davies-Jackson Scholarship presents a unique opportunity for students with exceptional academic records, who are among the first generation in their families to graduate from a four-year college or university, to participate in a course of study at St. John’s College at the University of Cambridge. Scholars are admitted as affiliated students and have the opportunity to take the more advanced parts of a Cambridge degree course and qualify for a Cambridge BA in two years instead of the usual three. Following the completion of their first year of study some Scholars have opted into a one year M. Phil program at the discretion of the Senior Tutor at St. John’s. 

Scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the rich educational environment of St. John’s, which was founded in the 16th century, by reading in one of the following subjects:  Classics; Economics; Education; English; Geography; History; History of Art; Human, Social, and Political Sciences (HSPS includes politics, international relations, sociology, anthropology, and archaeology); Modern and Medieval Languages; Music; Philosophy; or Psychological and Behavioural Sciences.

Must apply fall semester senior year, or the fall immediately after graduation (provided the applicant has not yet started a graduate program).

Deadline: Early September for campus endorsement. Institutional deadline TBD. For more information contact the scholarship administrator at

Faculty Representative: David Campion, Fellowships Advisor, Academic Awards & Fellowships