MISD Foundation for Excellence
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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