Ron and Christine Lemonds - Edward Jones Scholarship

One $1,000 Ron and Christine Lemonds—Edward Jones Scholarship will be made annually to a student who is the dependent child of a home-office employee of Edward D. Jones & Co., LP. Recipients will demonstrate academic strength and financial need at a nationally accredited two year or four year college or university, and may apply for renewal of the award for three additional undergraduate years. Children of general partners of the parent company, The Jones Financial Companies, LLP, may not apply for consideration.

Eligibility:

  • Dependent child of a home-office associate of Edward D. Jones & Co., LP. Eligible associates work in the home office in St. Louis MO, Tempe AZ, Mississauga, ON, or as a home office home-based associate.
    • Cumulative 3.0 grade point average on a four point scale, or the equivalent.
    • College preparatory academic record and potential for success
    • Demonstrated financial need at an eligible college or university
    • Full time enrollment at an eligible public two-year or four-year college, university or technical college.

Selection:
Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of
• student’s extracurricular involvement, including work, that demonstrates responsibility and/or leadership
• essays that demonstrate strength of character and an attitude that will lead to success
• two letters of reference—one from a teacher, one from a supervisor or another teacher
• transcript and standardized test results that demonstrate past success and potential for future success

Financial need will be evaluated based on information provided by the student, family and college:
• Application
FAFSA Student Aid Report
• Financial Aid award letter from the college the student will attend.
No financial information or any other details of the application will shared with the parent’s employer.

Renewal of the Ron and Christine Lemonds Scholarship is based on satisfactory progress toward a degree and continued demonstration of financial need.

Questions? Contact Tameka Herrion, Scholarship Manager at St. Louis Community Foundation, therrion@stlgives.org or 314-880-4960.

Eligibility, financial need, and award amount for this scholarship program will be determined by the St. Louis Community Foundation. This scholarship program, as component fund of the St. Louis Community Foundation, does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, national origin, gender, age, color, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability.

Donor
Ron & Christine Lemonds
Award
$1,000, renewable
Deadline
04/15/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. Provide your student identification number at the college you will attend.
  2. If your school's transcript does not include standardized test results, upload a copy of your ACT or SAT report(s).
  3. Are you the dependent child of an Edward Jones home office associate located in St. Louis, MO, Tempe, AZ, Mississauga, ON, or a home office home-based associate?
  4. If yes, indicate your parent's work location.
  5. Provide J or P number for your parent employed at Edward Jones.
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