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J. George Jones, Jr. and Velma Rife Jones Memorial Fund

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Outstanding graduate students based on potential for contribution in the field of education, including community education and alternative education settings.  Applicants must be fully matriculated students in the College of Education and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.  High priority is given to applicants from under-represented groups.  Students serving an internship are eligible for funding.  Internships will be viewed as academic commitments and not as employment for the purposes of this scholarship.  Recipients are eligible for other sources of funding/scholarships, as well as employment, as long as employment does not exceed 20 hours per week. Recipients of the current year requesting permission to renew this scholarship for a second year, should upload a letter of intent to remain a Jones Scholar to the College of Education through the Academic Works application prior to March 1 of the following year. Jones Scholars may renew only once.  Special Conditions: Graduate students. Recipients must complete a minimum of 9 credit hours per semester but may not take more than 12 credit hours per semester.
   
 Deadline  March 1
   
Value up to $15,500 per year
   
Number of Awards two (2)
   
Provided by J. Jones Jr.† and Velma Rife Jones†
   

Special Conditions: Graduate students.  Recipients must complete a minimum of nine (9) credit hours per semester but may not take more than 12 credit hours per semester.

†  Donor is deceased

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Last Updated: 8/21/19