William Gilbert and Florence Leonard Jones Scholarship, Higher Education & Leadership Ministries (HELM)

Deadline: March 15
Amount: minimum $1,500.00


The William Gilbert and Florence Leonard Jones scholarship is given annually.  Established through an endowment gift by an anonymous donor, this award aims to recognize and encourage outstanding Disciples preparing for ministry. It also provides a minimum scholarship of $1,500.


  • A full-time student pursuing the degree of Doctor of Philosophy
  • Either preparing for ordination or has already been ordained in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
  • Intends to provide leadership to a congregation or other agency of the church.


  1. An application Form: http://www.helmdisciples.org/aid/jones.htm
  2. A typed essay of no more than 300 words describing the applicants vocational goals, academic interests, and how she/he envisions being of service to the Church.
  3. An official transcript
  4. Three (3) reference letters
  5. Federal Income Tax Forms including all supporting schedules

Higher Education & Leadership Ministries
11477 Olde Cabin Road, Suite 310
St. Louis, Missouri 63141
Phone: 314-991-3000
Fax: 314-991-2957

Email: helm@helmdisciples.org

Last Updated: 6.21.11