N. Thelma Jones Scholarship

The Jones Scholarship was established by Colonel Eben Jones in memory of his sister, N. Thelma Jones, an alumna of Richmond Professional Institute who taught elementary school in Richmond Public Schools until her retirement.

Available for:

Graduate students


  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must be preparing for secondary teaching (grades 8-12)
  • Plan to be enrolled full-time
  • Must be accepted in the fifth year of the M.T. program