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.


  • 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 accredited nonprofit two-year or four-year college, university or technical college.

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
• transcript and standardized test results that demonstrate past success and potential for future success

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please answer all questions that apply to you, even if they are not marked “required.”

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.

Recipients’ names, contact information, college and major will be shared with Edward Jones. Financial information will not be shared.

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

Application status will be changed from submitted to either offered or denied in June. Applicants can view their status by logging in to their Scholarship Central account.

Questions? Contact Ellen Vietor, Scholarship Manager at St. Louis Community Foundation, 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.

Ron & Christine Lemonds
$1,000, renewable
Supplemental Questions
  1. To be considered for this scholarship, your Scholarship Central General Application MUST include your last semester (Fall) transcript with grades and GPA. If you previously uploaded an earlier transcript, please upload a new transcript to your General Application and change your answer to the GPA question. If your college choice has changed, please update that as well.
  2. 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?
  3. If yes, indicate your parent's work location.
  4. Provide J or P number for your parent employed at Edward Jones.
  5. Information for the parent (or legal guardian) who works at a Edward Jones home office: Parent 1 Full Name.
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