Jones Partners

Investing in the Jones Graduate School of Business provides your organization with targeted ways to impact your business. We help forge tailored alliances that mutually benefit your organization and our school. We also seek to collaborate on opportunities that address broad industry needs and interests around our three core initiatives:  Energy, Health Care and Entrepreneurship. Partnering with our school helps your organization develop better business practices, greater business wisdom, and recruit future business leaders to work for you.

Investment Opportunities

  • Scholarships: Increase your company‚Äôs profile with students and build a pipeline of Rice MBA talent. ¬†Corporate scholarships attract the strongest and most diverse students as well as strengthen our mission of educating the next generation of global business leaders.
  • Research: ¬†Access the intellectual capital of our world-class faculty and commission research to generate new ideas that advance your business' goals or address industry needs.
  • MBA Clubs and Event Sponsorship: ¬†Sponsor MBA Student Clubs and targeted events to build brand recognition for your company with students whose interests align with your company.
  • Jones Partners: ¬†Join an elite group of corporate partners that recognizes the value of investing in the Jones School, networking with the Houston Business community, and developing future business leaders. ¬†Corporate membership puts your organization at the forefront of thought leaders in the business and academic world.

We believe that partnering with the business community is essential to the success and vibrancy of our School. Your support allows us to attract and develop future leaders, recruit the best faculty and be one of the top 25 business schools in the U.S. across the three most important global rankings.