The Edward Jones Girls Inc. Scholarship

For over 100 years, Edward Jones has worked to create a better future by providing clear and straightforward guidance to its clients as they work toward long-term financial goals. A St. Louis institution, Edward Jones is committed to having a positive community impact, especially regarding the potential of young people. The Edward Jones Girls Inc. Scholarship is a $12,000 renewable, annual grant for graduating high school seniors who have participated fully in the programming provided by Girls Inc. through each of their high school years.

This scholarship is funded by Edward Jones, Geraldine and Robert Virgil, and Penny Pennington and Mike Fidler. In the words of Robert Virgil, “Because of this scholarship, girls who otherwise would not have the opportunity, indeed who could not have imagined it possible, now will be able to go to college. Education is the surest path to a satisfying future.”

Interested students should go to, follow the instructions to complete the General Application, and then submit the supplemental application for the Edward Jones Girls, Inc. Scholarship. Completed applications and all required supporting documents must be submitted by April 17, 2023. Awards will be announced in June.