The Deloitte Foundation Larry G. Jones Scholarship
at the
University of Houston-Downtown

Noon, October 30, 2015

Two scholarships will be awarded
Applications available now in FAEIS department office or from your professor.

About Larry Jones

Larry G. Jones was managing partner of the Houston office of Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he had worked for 35 years. Beyond being an astute businessman, Larry was a friend and mentor who cared deeply about the organization for which he worked, its people, the community, and his family.

In 2002, the University of Houston-Downtown honored Larry as an Outstanding Volunteer for his work as chairman of the Red Rose Ball fund-raising event in 1999 and 2000. He also headed the University of Houston-Downtown President’s Advisory Council.

Larry served his community through active involvement with Junior Achievement of the Southwest, Dress for Success, the United Way, the Greater Houston Partnership, and the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center holiday card project.

Larry was born September 12, 1948, in Paris, Texas and graduated from Paris High School in 1966. In 1970, Larry graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin. He joined Deloitte & Touche shortly after graduation.

Criteria for Eligibility

Scholarships are renewable and shall be awarded annually to provide financial aid and assistance to undergraduate students who:

  • Are enrolled in UHD full-time
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Pursue the study of an Accounting major or
  • Are working toward a professional certification in Accounting
  • Maintain a minimum of 3.25 GPA

About the Deloitte Foundation

The Deloitte Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that supports teaching, research, and curriculum innovation in accounting, business, and related fields within the United States. The Foundation, founded in 1928, supports an array of national programs which are relevant to a variety of professional services and which benefit high school students, undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty. For more information, please visit the Deloitte Foundation web page at

The Deloitte Foundation recognizes UHD’s commitment to a diverse student population, one that includes individuals of varying ages, genders, races, national origins, talents, and those from underrepresented demographic groups, and/or economically disadvantaged backgrounds. To the extent allowed by state and federal authorities, UHD will endeavor to award scholarships to those applicants who meet the criteria for eligibility in a manner that promotes such diversity.