Fred Murray Memorial Scholarship

Purpose of Scholarship

To help children of either Xerox Sales Agency Owners or full-time agency employees with the costs of higher education.

Application Period

December 1 to March 1

Number and Size of Awards

One award of $1,500; may be split between two or three recipients. Award paid in one lump sum in the Fall semester.

Allowed Use of Award

Awards may be used for tuition, fees, books, and other expenses associated with higher education.

Eligibility Criteria

For children of either Xerox Sales Agency Owners or full-time agency employees who:

  • Are graduating from high school and continuing on to a two- or four-year college or who are currently enrolled in college pursuing an undergraduate degree, and
  • Exemplify the characteristics of Fred Murray: integrity, honesty, leadership, trust, commitment, and dedication to work and family.

Application Process

The application process is coordinated through the Community Foundation, and this scholarship is grouped with other scholarships in our Consolidated Scholarship Application. This means that by completing this one application, you will automatically be considered for any and all other scholarships connected to the Consolidated Application.

To apply for this scholarship and more, complete the Consolidated Scholarship Application.

To continue working on the Consolidated Application or another application you have already started, click here and go to the My Applications tab.

Committee/Selection Process

The selection process is coordinated through the Community Foundation. A committee comprised of Community Foundation staff and community representatives reviews applications and selects the recipient(s).

Note: Applicant names are sent to Xerox for confirmation of eligibility.

Award Announcement and Payment

The Community Foundation emails an award notification with instructions for claiming the award to the recipient. The scholarship can be applied to either the Fall semester (between July 1 and August 15) or Spring semester (between December 1 and February 15). Payment is mailed to the school for the recipient's account once required documentation is received.

To release the scholarship payment, send a class schedule or un/official transcript verifying enrollment to the Community Foundation. Scholarships not claimed by February 15 in the assigned year will be forfeited.


This scholarship is not renewable; however, students may reapply each year they are eligible.

Donor Information

Agent owners, Xerox colleagues, and other friends created this scholarship to memorialize Fred Murray and honor the commitment he had to education and knowledge.


Email or call 585.341.4350 for assistance.

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