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The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities’ Conference on Diversity and Equity (CDE) is happy to open the application for the 2022 Bill Davis Scholarship. This scholarship is named in honor of the late Bill Davis, director of the Upward Bound program at Loyola University Chicago from 1969-1990.  He is also one of the founding members of CDE. This scholarship, awarded annually, commemorates his commitment to education, public image and student of color motivation.

The ALANA Student Center is hosting information sessions about the scholarship every Thursday from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the center. The ALANA Student Center is located in the lower level of Frisch Hall, Room 008. Staff will be available to assist with the application process, which includes an essay.

Please consider making eligible students aware of this opportunity and encourage them to submit an application. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Bennie Williams at

Submitted by: Bennie D. Williams, assistant dean of students, ALANA Student Center