LT Michael P. Murphy Memorial Scholarship
Matched with a $6,275.00 gift by Suffolk Federal, a strong, growing and not-for-profit credit union, the LT Michael P. Murphy Memorial Scholarship supports promising students at Suffolk County Community College who are pursuing their American Dream through excellence in higher education. A national hero and US Navy SEAL, LT Michael P. Murphy was posthumously awarded this nation’s highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor, gallantly giving his life for his country and for the cause of freedom. By his selfless leadership, courageous actions, and extraordinary devotion to duty, LT Murphy reflected great credit upon himself and upheld the highest traditions of the United States Navy. The LT Michael P. Murphy Scholarship Foundation and the Suffolk Federal Credit Union are honored to provide a $12,550.00 scholarship annually to a promising student studying at New York’s largest and most comprehensive community college. This scholarship recognizes and celebrates LT Murphy’s legacy of giving and favorite saying – “Education will set you free.”
Awarded to: Full-time NEW student
Award: $12,550 (one award)
1. Resident of Suffolk County
2. Minimum high school GPA of 77
3. Must be involved in a school sport, extracurricular school activity or community based organization
4. Must be a member of Suffolk Federal at the time of the award. Proof of membership must be provided if selected for the scholarship. If student is related to a member of Suffolk Federal, they are eligible to apply, however, if selected, they must have an account with Suffolk Federal prior to receiving the scholarship award.