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Michael P. Murphy Public Service Graduate Scholarship

Established by the Dyson Foundation in honor of its friend and board member Michael P. Murphy and supported by his family friends and colleagues the Michael P. Murphy Public Service Scholarship awards an annual scholarship to a resident of Dutchess County who is currently enrolled in or planning to matriculate at an accredited graduate school with the intent to pursue a career in government.

Amount of Award(s):
$1,000 minimum

Number of Awards:
1

Type of Award:
One-time scholarship payable to school

Conditions For Continuation:
Not Renewable

Current High School:
Not Applicable

Current Level of Education:
College/Graduate School Student

Eligibility Requirements:
- Dutchess County resident
- Currently enrolled in or planning to matriculate at an accredited graduate school with the intent to pursue a career in government.

Alternative Materials:
None

Application Details:

With your completed Online Application you will also need to attach the following:

- Essay (up to one page or 500 words) describing your career aspirations and your interest in serving in local, state or federal government.
- Most recent college transcript.
- Two current letters of recommendation, one from a professor and one from a public-service related employer who are familiar with your skills and abilities. These letters must have been written within the last six months.
- Resume

Special Deadline:

Applications must be submitted online with all attachments by May 1.


APPLY ONLINE
$ Cover processing fees

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