The LT Michael P. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Foundation was formed by LT Murphy’s family in August 2005. The Foundation was given New York Department of Education approval and incorporated in New York, and has been granted IRS tax-exempt status as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation with the expressed written purpose of providing academic scholarships.
The original Board of Directors consisted of LT Murphy’s parents Daniel Murphy, Maureen Murphy, and his brother John Murphy.Five additional members of the Board of Directors have been added. Owen O’Callaghan, a New York City Firefighter and Michael’s close friend, LT. Murphy’s cousins Catherine Jones Shea and Kristen Bishop, his Aunt Maureen Bogenshutz and the Murphy Family Publicist Kimberly Wolfert.
The scholarships presently being funded are as follows, two to graduates of Patchogue Medford HighSchool, one through the Suffolk Federal Credit Union, one to a Wounded Warrior through the Military Order of the Purple Heart, one through Penn State University, one to a Crew or family member of the USS MICHAEL MURPHY DDG112, one to a LT Michael Murphy US Naval Sea Cadets, and one to a child of a fallen Special Operator through the Special Operations Warrior Foundation.
The Foundation’s lawyer and records are kept by:
William F. Andes, Esq.
224 Griffing Ave.
Riverhead, NY 11901
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