Ron and Christine Lemonds - Edward Jones Scholarship

The Ron and Christine Lemonds—Edward Jones Scholarship annually awards a $1,000 renewable scholarship to a student who is the dependent child of a home-office employee of Edward D. Jones. Recipients will demonstrate academic strength and financial need at a nationally accredited two-year or four-year college or university. 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
  • Graduating high school senior or current college student
    • 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 that demonstrates 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:
• 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, continued demonstration of financial need, and submitting the renewal application on time.

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 a 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, or 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 FALL transcript for the current academic year. The transcript should show your name, school, grades, and cumulative 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 on the General Application 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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