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Davies-Jackson funding for US Students at University of Cambridge in UK, 2016

Applications are invited for Davies-Jackson Scholarship from students who are among the first generation in their families to graduate college. award is awarded to participate in a course of study at St. John’s College at the University of Cambridge. 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 covers all fees, room, and board during term-time for up to two academic years (beginning in September), and living expenses during summer vacation. The application deadline is November 2, 2015.

Study Subject(s): award is awarded 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.
Course Level: 
award is available for pursuing graduate (BA) degree program at St. John’s College of the University of Cambridge. 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 Provider: 
Council of Independent Colleges
Award can be taken at:
UK

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Eligibility: The Davies-Jackson Scholarship provides a unique opportunity for graduating seniors with exceptional academic records who will graduate with a 3.7 or higher overall grade point average. To be eligible for the Davies-Jackson Scholarship applicants must be graduating seniors enrolled in one of the private liberal arts colleges and universities on the list of eligible institutions. The applicant should be among the first generation in their family to graduate from college, that is, the applicant’s parents should not have graduated from a four year college or university, or the applicant should not have benefitted from their parent’s academic achievements.

Open for International Students: US students (from eligible institutions) can apply for this Davies-Jackson scholarship.

Description: 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 college, 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.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): The studentships are awarded for up to two academic years (beginning in September).

What does it cover? Davies Jackson Scholarship covers all fees, room, and board during term-time for up to two academic years (beginning in September), and living expenses during summer vacation. Travel to and from England also is covered. The award is valued at $50,000, depending on prevailing exchange rates.

Selection Criteria: award is awarded for up to two academic years.

Notification: Successful candidate(s) will be announced in January 2016.

How to Apply: Please send this completed application form by post. Applications will not be considered unless all materials, including completed application forms, photo, transcripts, original written work, and two recommendations are received by the Davies-Jackson program Office by November 2, 2015.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is November 2, 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application