|Jeffrey Scholarship Fund - 1988
Robert Glin Jeffrey was a teacher, coach, principal, and
from 1977 to December, 1988 the Superintendent of the
Murray Independent School District. At the time of his
retirement the Board of Education established a
scholarship award in his honor which is funded by
contributions from the public. This endowment has been
available to fund an annual scholarship for a graduate of
Murray High School since 1989.
Criteria for the award
The Robert Glin Jeffrey Scholarship recipient will be
designated in the spring of each year. The Scholarship is
open to a senior at Murray High School. The recipient of
the Robert Glin Jeffrey Scholarship will excel in one or
more of the following: scholarship, leadership, or
service. Financial need may also be considered.
Selection process for the award
The recipient is selected in a manner to be determined by
the Board of Trustees of the MISD FFE. It may ask the
teachers and other school officials at Murray High School
to make or help make the selection.
Management and amount
The fund is managed by the MISD Foundation for Excellence
and contributions by the public are welcome. The amount
of the award is based on the average return generated by
the account in recent years. The Award is announced in
the spring. Half of the award is paid when the student
provides confirmation of attendance in school during the
summer or fall following graduation. The second half of
the award is paid when the student provides confirmation
of attendance during the following spring.
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