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

November 1 to February 1

Number and Size of Awards

One award of $1,500; may be split between two recipients. Award paid in one lump sum in the Fall and divided equally between the Fall and Spring semesters. Minimum award $500.

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, check the status of your application, or accept and release a scholarship you have been awarded, 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 in April. Payment is mailed to the school for the recipient’s account in one lump sum in the Fall and split between the Fall and Spring semesters once required documentation is received.

To release the scholarship payment, upload the requested and required information including your class schedule and tuition bill verifying enrollment to the Community Foundation’s online Consolidated Scholarship Application between July 1 and August 15.

Scholarships not claimed by February 15 in the assigned year will be forfeited. Email scholarships@racf.org with any questions or concerns.

Renewability

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.

To learn more about Fred, click here.


Questions?

Email Scholarships@racf.org or call 585.341.4350 for assistance.


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