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This scholarship honors the memory of Thomas H. and Mary H. Murtaugh. Lt. Col. Murtaugh, ret. USAF, was a graduate of Manhattan College. He taught mathematics at the college level and also instructed members of the New York City Police and Fire Departments. He served during WWII in the US Army Air Corps and returned to active duty in 1950. Mary H. Murtaugh was a graduate of The Babies Hospital nursing program in New York City. In 2012, the scholarship was established in their honor by their daughter, Joan E. Murtaugh, ’61 who taught for 36 years in the Framingham Public Schools.

Submission Deadlines

March 15

Minimum Award



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Additional Criteria
  • Freshmen
  • Sophomores
  • Juniors
  • Seniors
  • At Least 4 Credits Earned
  • Graduates from a Framingham High School


The applicant shall be an undergraduate who graduated from a high school in Framingham
Applicants in any major may apply, preference is given to the children of police, fire, or military personnel
Applicant must have a minimum QPA of 3.00 and have completed four-course credits.
Financial need will be a consideration for the award.
Applicant must submit an application form, a letter of qualification, a letter of recommendation, and a completed FAFSA form or tax information.

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Alumni House
42 Adams Road
Framingham, MA 01702