The AJCU Conference on Diversity and Equity (CDE) awards the Bill Davis Scholarship in honor of the late Mr. Bill Davis, director of the Upward Bound project at Loyola University of Chicago from 1969-1990, and one of the founding members of CDE.  This scholarship commemorates Mr. Davis’s commitment to education, public image, and student of color motivation. There are three (3) $500 scholarships available. The Bill Davis Scholarship is for students who identify as African American, Latinx, Asian, Native American, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander.

The ALANA Student Center is hosting information sessions for students to learn more about the scholarship and to receive assistance in submitting the application. If you have questions or concerns, contact us at

Please note: The sessions will be held in the ALANA Student Center – FH-008.