LT Michael P. Murphy Memorial Scholarship

Matched with a $6,275.00 gift by Suffolk Credit Union, 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 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)
Distributed as follows:
Semester #1 (Fall): $3,137.50
Semester #2 (Spring): $3,137.50
Semester #3 (Fall): $3,137.50
Semester #4 (Spring): $3,137.50

**This award is renewable for up to three additional semesters (total of four semesters) but must maintain full-time enrollment and a 2.3 GPA.

Criteria:
1. Resident of Suffolk County or Nassau 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 Credit Union at time of award disbursement. Proof of membership must be provided. If students are related to a Member of Suffolk Credit Union, they are eligible to apply. However, if selected, they must have an account with Suffolk Credit Union prior to receiving the scholarship award. To become a member visit Suffolk Credit Union online or any conveniently located branch office and present:
1. Proof that you live, work, worship, attend school or regularly conduct business in Suffolk County, NY, or Nassau County, NY, or have an immediate family member of current membership.
2. A valid driver’s license, passport, military ID or state ID.
3. A U.S. Social Security number.
4. U.S. citizenship or resident alien status.
5. External account information, if funding from an external account.

Donors
Suffolk Credit Union
Suffolk Credit Union in Partnership with the LT Michael P. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Foundation
Award
$12,550
Scopes
College-Wide, New Student
Deadline
05/07/2023
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a current member of Suffolk Credit Union? Please note that answering “no” will not disqualify you from receiving the scholarship. If you are related to a member of Suffolk Credit Union, you are eligible to apply. However, if selected, you must have opened an account with Suffolk Credit Union prior to receiving the scholarship award. To become a member visit Suffolk Credit Union online or a conveniently located branch office and present: * Proof that you live, work, worship, attend school or regularly conduct business in Suffolk County, NY, or have an immediate family member of current membership. * A valid driver’s license, passport, military ID or state ID. * A U.S. Social Security number. * U.S. citizenship or resident alien status. * External account information, if funding from an external account.
  2. Please list your involvement in a school sport, extracurricular school activity or a community based organization and dates to which you participated.