Mary Olive Eddy Jones Art Scholarship
April 15, 2023
- Scholarship Description
The Mary Olive Eddy Jones Art Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship offered to a high school senior who is majoring in an art-related field or sophomore or junior student in attendance at a college or University in West Virginia who is currently majoring in an art-related field. Recipients of the Mary Olive Eddy Jones Art Scholarship will receive an initial $1,000 scholarship that will be made payable directly to the student’s college in their fall semester.
Mary Olive Eddy Jones is a much-loved nationally recognized artist from Fairmont, West Virginia. Mrs. Jones was a kindergarten teacher in Fairmont for over 30 years. Mrs. Jones loved teaching and always enjoyed teaching art to her students. She has created many different types of artwork over her lifetime including Scherenschnitte Paper Cuttings and watercolor paintings. In honor of her talent and artwork, the Mollohan Foundation will offer a $1,000 art scholarship to West Virginia college students. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.