The Murphy Memorial Scholarship

AMOUNT:
Varies

GEOGRAPHIC LIMITATIONS:
High school seniors living in Gorham Telephone Company’s service area (USD 299, 392, 399, 407 and 432)

CRITERIA:

  • Applicants should be high school seniors living in areas served by the following school districts:  USD 299, 392, 399, 407 and 432.  (Applicants may apply from either public or private schools).
  • Applicants must display a strong sense of community involvement and leadership.
  • Applicant must submit an essay (100 words or less) that outlines his/her major accomplishments, and a challenging experience and how it affected him/her.
  • Applicant must submit two letters of recommendation-one from a high school faculty member and one from a community leader.  Each letter needs to address the following questions:
    • What is your relationship with the applicant?
    • What do you consider to be the applicant’s strengths?
    • What do you consider to be the applicant’s weaknesses?
    • Does the applicant exhibit leadership skills?  Please explain.
    • Is there any other information the scholarship committee should know about the applicant?

DEADLINE:
March 1

RENEWALS:
Students may apply for renewal as part of the total applicant pool by meeting the following requirements:

    • Recipients must continue to show a strong sense of community involvement and leadership.
    • Applicants must maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.

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