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Jones College Career Education Scholarships

Scholarship Information

Students attending Jones College may apply for any scholarship for which they believe they qualify; however, scholarship recipients will only be awarded one scholarship per semester. Institutional scholarships will not be earned or awarded until the 10th week of a full term and the 5th week of a mini term. All funds awarded to the student will be applied to institutional charges. Once the scholarship has been earned and applied (after the 10th week for a full term and 5th week of a mini term), funds received in excess of institutional charges will be disbursed to the student. In order to earn a full scholarship, the student must remain actively enrolled and make satisfactory progress. Once a student withdraws from school, any remaining unearned scholarship reverts to the fund. Scholarships are not available to international students.

Annie Harper Jones Scholarship

Recipients of the Annie Harper Jones Scholarship will receive tuition for one course. To be eligible to receive an Annie Harper Jones Scholarship, students must meet the general admissions requirements listed in the catalog and be new students to Jones College. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours (two courses). Scholarship recipients must not be eligible for any other scholarships. The Annie Harper Jones Scholarships is an institutional scholarship that is awarded to the new students in their first semester.

Additional Annual Scholarships for Jones College Students

The following scholarships are awarded during the spring term. (The selection of recipients is determined by an administrative scholarship committee. Students interested in applying for a Josephine Forrestal, Joe Harper, or Samuel Campbell Dynes scholarship must: (1) submit a letter requesting the scholarship, identifying why they should be considered, and (2) have two faculty members submit a letter of recommendation regarding college citizenship and scholastic achievement. Letters of request should be sent to the Administrative Scholarship Committee in care of the Dean's Office. Deadline for scholarship letters from students and faculty support letters is April 15 of each year. (3) The recipient must schedule and complete a minimum of nine semester hours in the fall and winter semesters.

Josephine Forrestal, Joe Harper, and Samuel Campbell Dynes scholarship recipients with less than nine semester hours of coursework left in the winter semester during which their scholarship is applied, will be exempted from the nine semester hour requirement in the applicable winter semester.

Josephine Forrestal Scholarship

A tuition credit equal to six semester hours is awarded annually to two students on the basis of scholastic aptitude, need, and faculty recommendation. The award will be applied to the student's account in two equal tuition credits in the fall and winter semester. Students from the Online Learning program, as well as students from the Jacksonville Campus will be eligible.

Joe Harper Scholarship

A tuition credit equal to six semester hours is awarded annually to two students on the basis of scholastic aptitude, need, and faculty recommendation. The award will be applied to the student's account in two equal tuition credits in the fall and winter semester. Students from the Online Learning program, as well as students from the Jacksonville Campus will be eligible.

Samuel J. Campbell Dynes Scholarship

A tuition credit equal to six semester hours is awarded annually to two students on the basis of scholastic aptitude, need, and faculty recommendation. The award will be applied to the student's account in two equal tuition credits in the fall and winter semester. Two scholarships total are available for students from the Online Learning program, as well as students from the Jacksonville Campus. Sophomore Honor, Junior Honor, and Senior Honor scholarships are based on (1) highest Grade Point Average in each category, (2) credits successfully completed in attaining that Grade Point Average. Students need not apply. Students must schedule for nine semester hours in the fall and winter semesters for the Sophomore and Junior Scholarships.

Sophomore Honor Scholarship

A tuition credit equal to six semester hours is awarded annually to two sophomore students who have attained the highest Grade Point Average for coursework completed during the freshman year at Jones College. The award will be applied to the student's account in two equal tuition credits in the fall and winter semesters. Students from the Online Learning program, as well as students from the Jacksonville Campus, will be eligible.

Junior Honor Scholarship

A tuition credit equal to six semester hours is awarded annually to two junior students who have attained the highest Grade Point Average for coursework completed during the sophomore year at Jones College. The award will be applied to the student's account in two equal tuition credits in the fall and winter semester. Students from the Online Learning program, as well as students from the Jacksonville Campus will be eligible.

Senior Honor Scholarship

A tuition credit equal to six semester hours is awarded annually to two senior students who have attained the highest Grade Point Average for coursework completed during the junior year at Jones College. The award will be applied to the student's account in two equal tuition credits in the fall and winter semester. Students from the Online Learning program, as well as students from the Jacksonville Campus will be eligible. Annual Scholarships For High School Seniors

Jack H. Jones Scholarships

Two full tuition scholarships for an academic year of 24 credit hours will be awarded at the start of each academic year to outstanding high school graduates who matriculate to Jones College. Seniors interested in applying for one of these scholarships must make application to the College. The applicant's score on the College Career Assessment Test (CPAT), demonstrated citizenship, high school grade point average, need and recommendation from the students' teachers or administration will be the criteria utilized in awarding these scholarships. The award will be applied in two equal tuition credits in the fall and winter semesters immediately following the award of the scholarship. If all Jack Jones scholarships are not awarded in the fall term, the remaining scholarships may be awarded in the winter semester.

Dorothy McEwen Elrod Scholarships

Two Dorothy McEwen Elrod Scholarships are awarded annually to high school graduates completing graduation requirements at the end of each school year. These scholarships will consist of a tuition credit equal to 12 semester hours. The award will be applied to the student's account in two equal tuition credits in the fall and winter semesters. Seniors interested in applying for one of these scholarships must make application to the College. Applicants will be awarded the scholarships based on their score in the College Career Assessment test (CPAT). Applicants with a score of 150 or more on the career assessment test will be awarded a scholarship on a first come first served basis. Applicants with a 140-149 score will be offered available scholarships on August 15. To be offered the scholarship, the student must be registered for a minimum of nine credit hours for a full term or six credit hours for the fall mini-term. If all scholarships are not awarded in the fall term, remaining scholarships may be awarded in the winter semester.

William H. Stoddard Scholarships

Two William H. Stoddard Scholarships are awarded annually to high school graduates completing graduation requirements at the end of each school year. The award will be applied to the student's account in two equal tuition credits in the fall and winter semesters. Seniors interested in applying for one of these scholarships must make application to the College. Applicants will be awarded the scholarships based on their score on the College Career Assessment Test (CPAT). Applicants with a score of 150 or more on the career assessment test will be awarded a scholarship on a first come first served basis. Applicants with a 140-149 score will be offered available scholarships on August 15. These scholarships will consist of a tuition credit equal to 12 semester hours. To be offered the scholarship, the student must be registered for a minimum of nine credit hours for a full term or six credit hours for the fall mini-term. If all Stoddard scholarships are not awarded in the fall term, the remaining scholarships may be may be awarded in the winter semester.

Albert Paul Lima Scholarships

Two Albert Paul Lima Scholarships are awarded annually to high school graduates completing graduation requirements at the end of each school year. The award will be applied to the student's account in two equal tuition credits in the fall and winter semesters. Seniors interested in applying for one of these scholarships must make application to the College. Applicants will be awarded the scholarships based on their score on the College Career Assessment Test (CPAT). Applicants with a score of 150 or more on the career assessment test will be awarded a scholarship on a first come first served basis. Applicants with a 140-149 score will be offered available scholarships on August 15. These scholarships will consist of a tuition credit equal to 12 semester hours. To be offered the scholarship, the student must be registered for a minimum of nine credit hours for a full term or six credit hours for the fall mini-term. If all Lima scholarships are not awarded in the fall term, the remaining scholarships may be awarded in the winter semester.

Raymond N. Gross Scholarships

Two Raymond N. Gross Scholarships are awarded annually to high school graduates completing graduation requirements at the end of each school year. The award will be applied to the student's account in two equal tuition credits in the fall and winter semesters. Seniors interested in applying for one of these scholarships must make application to the College. Applicants will be awarded the scholarships based on their score on the College Career Assessment Test (CPAT). Applicants with a score of 150 or more on the career assessment test will be awarded a scholarship on a first come first served basis. Applicants with a 140- 149 score will be offered available scholarships on August 15. These scholarships will consist of a tuition credit equal to 12 semester hours. To be offered the scholarship, the student must be registered for a minimum of nine credit hours for a full term or six credit hours for the fall mini-term. If all Gross scholarships are not awarded in the fall term, the remaining scholarships may be awarded in the winter semester.

Julian H. Jackson Scholarships

Six $1,000 Julian H. Jackson Scholarships are awarded annually for one academic year to high school graduates completing graduation requirements at the end of each school year. Seniors interested in applying for one of these scholarships must make application to the College. Applicants will be awarded the scholarships based on the College career assessment test. Applicants with a score of 150 or more on the career assessment test will be awarded a scholarship on a first come basis. Applicants with a score of 130 - 149 will be offered available scholarships on August 15. To be offered the scholarship the student must be registered for a minimum of nine credit hours for a full term or six credit hours for the mini-term. If all scholarships are not awarded in the fall, remaining scholarships may be awarded in the winter semester.

Annual Scholarships for Dependents of Jones College Alumni

The Joyce Brewe Scholarships

Twelve $1,000 Joyce Brewe Scholarships are awarded for one academic year to dependents of Jones College Associate and Bachelor degree recipients in good standing. Good standing is defined as the alumnus and their dependent having no outstanding balances due Jones College, not being in default on any student loan, and meeting Jones College admissions standards. Dependents of alumni interested in applying for one of these scholarships must make application to the College by August 15 of each year. To be offered the scholarship the student must be registered for a minimum of nine credit hours for a full term or six credit hours for the mini-term. All scholarships, with the exception of the Samuel J. Campbell Dynes Scholarships, are funded with College funds. The Samuel J. Campbell Dynes Scholarship is funded through a special fund established through a donation by the Campbell family.

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