Suffolk Federal Offers Student Scholarships To Make Goal Of Attending College Possible


Suffolk Federal is offering local high-school seniors a chance to win scholarships to ensure their hopes of attending college can come true.  Suffolk Federal will award scholarships of $1,500 each to ten young deserving members. One scholarship winner will also receive an additional $2,500 scholarship provided by the LT Michael P. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Foundation which Suffolk Federal will match for a total of $5,000.


To be eligible, students must be high-school seniors attending two- or four-year accredited educational institutions for the first time in the fall of 2017. They must also be a member of Suffolk Federal.


“Suffolk Federal is committed to making sure our dedicated students can achieve the dream of attending college by easing the financial burden.  Each year, we provide financial support to ten deserving local high school seniors as they begin their college experience and future career endeavors.  This is one way we can support our younger generation so that they can focus on college, grow and become responsible adults who will make a positive impact in the world,” said Ralph D. Spencer, Jr. Acting President and Chief Executive Officer of Suffolk Federal.


Applicants will be judged based upon their academic achievements, extracurricular and community activities as well as the quality of written essays. Last year, Suffolk Federal awarded $20,000 in scholarships.


“The Navy SEAL LT Michael Murphy Memorial Scholarship Foundation is honored to partner with Suffolk Federal in awarding a scholarship to a deserving high school graduate who is a member of this wonderful banking institution,” said Daniel J. Murphy, Suffolk Federal Supervisory Committee Member and father of the late Navy SEAL LT Michael P. Murphy.


Applications can be downloaded at and sent directly to Estelle Desilier, Suffolk Federal at 631.924.8000 x8369 or Application deadline is December 30, 2016.


Suffolk Federal offers all members incredible benefits like free checking, free online banking, low interest rates on home and auto loans and much more, visit, call 631.924.8000 or visit any Suffolk Federal branch today.