This Memorial Scholarship is established to honor the memory of Mrs. Ora Jones who passed away on March 30, 2011 from Congestive Heart Disease. Throughout her life she significantly impacted and influenced countless individuals by rendering sacrificial service. This scholarship is established with the following goal in mind: to help educate a child in order to motivate them to live out the principles modeled by our mother so that they can demonstrate a life of service by giving back and helping someone else along life’s journey.
1. Must have an acceptance letter to either a 2 yr. or 4 yr. college or university.
2. Must have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale.
3. Must submit a 1000 word essay which depicts the importance of the scholarship and describe how they will use their education to give back to the community.
4. Must provide a cover letter with the following:
a. Full name
b. Address, phone number, email, and name of high school you will graduate from
c. A brief biography about yourself
Scholarship awarded: $1,000 minimum each.
Deadline for entry: Friday, April 19, 2019
Scholarship to be awarded by May 11, 2019.
Applications may be uploaded to the Ora L. Jones Foundation website at http://www.orajonesfoundation.org