|Clara Waldrop Griffin Humphrey
Scholarship Fund - 2007
The Clara Waldrop Griffin Humphrey Scholarship was
established in 2007 to recognize and honor the
outstanding teaching accomplishments of Mrs. Clara
Waldrop Griffin Humphrey in the Murray Independent School
District (MISD). Mrs. Humphrey?s passion for teaching and
dedication to her students earned her the distinction of
being Kentucky's Teacher of the Year in 1975.
The scholarship fund shall award the Murray State
University Young Author's Camp fee each year to up to two
(2) MISD students from ages 8-12. The successful
applicant will be one who demonstrates a passion for
writing and a commitment to personal achievement. Need
may also be considered.
application form for further details.
Selection process for the award
The composition of the selection committee is specified
in the "Declaration of Guidelines" on file with the MISD
Foundation for Excellence. The application deadline for
the following summer is March 15 and awards will be made
by April 15. See the application form for further
Management and amount
The MISD Foundation shall administer all funds of the
scholarship and shall invest all funds in a safe and
prudent manner. At no time shall the principal of the
fund (including additional contributions) be used for any
purpose other than investment. A minimum of 40% of the
investment return of the funds shall be reinvested each
year in order that the fund shall continue to grow. Not
more than 60% of the investment income shall be
distributed each year to the purposes of the fund.
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