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The Jackson Scholar Program

The responsibilities associated with the position are as varied as the curriculum.  In addition to the scholastic requirements, Jackson Scholars serve as Center representatives at sponsored and co-sponsored events both on and off-campus.  Scholars will be expected to come to weekly meetings with the Director and Assistant Director, as well as various other planning meetings throughout each semester.

Each spring semester, the Scholars serve as counselors for the After School Ethics Academy.  For seven weeks, local sixth graders come to campus to learn about what ethics are, and how we ought to live our lives.  Scholars are heavily involved in the planning for the Academy, and function as both counselors and mentors to the visiting students.

If you are interested in becoming a Jackson Scholar, your first step is to read the manual here.  Feel free to come to the office, located in the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts room 232A, if you have any questions or would like to learn more about the program.  After reading the manual, check out the application page to begin the application process.