DMSF Application Now Open!

Applications for the Murphy Scholar Class of 2024 are now available. 7th grade students (entering high school in the fall of 2020) are now eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Students are now eligible to apply for a Daniel Murphy Scholarship in the spring of their 7th grade year.  Students who exhibit strong academic potential, outstanding character and financial need are encouraged to apply.  The application will require the student to write two essays and request three recommendations (7th grade math teacher, 7th grade language arts teacher, and guidance counselor or principal).  Parents will be asked to submit detailed financial information, including 2018 tax documents (1040s and W2s) for both custodial and non-custodial parents.  Parents will also be asked to answer several questions about their child.  Lastly, the guidance counselor or principal will be asked to submit a copy of the student’s 6th grade report card and 6th grade standardized test scores (i.e. Aspire, NWEA).

The application for the DMSF Class of 2024 (students who will enter high school in the fall of 2020) is available now, click here for more information.

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Women’s Luncheon 2019

Join us for the fourth annual Women’s Luncheon at the University Club on Thursday, April 4th! Your support can help provide a generation of young students the opportunity to take their education further than they imagined possible.

This mission-packed event will feature Gloria Castillo, President and CEO of Chicago United, as the event speaker.

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Cupids & Cocktails 2019

Cupids & Cocktails is presented by DMSF’s Associate Board at Sofitel Chicago, click here for a sponsorship form!
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Alumni Holiday Party 2018

Alumni Holiday Reunion

Come catch up with old friends, meet new ones, and spread some holiday cheer.

Complimentary food and drink ticket.

Raffle tickets and Alumni swag will be available for purchase.

All Murphy Alumni are welcome!

Wednesday, December 19th

Latinicity – 108 N State St (3rd Floor of Block 37)

Click here to RSVP.

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DMSF High School Fair

The annual DMSF High School Fair will be held on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at St. Ignatius College Prep (1076 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago, IL 60608).  We invite all families to come explore the possibilities and meet with admission representatives from over 60 schools in the Chicago area and beyond. The fair begins at 5 p.m. and will end at 7:30 p.m. This will be an opportunity to visit with many of our partner day schools and boarding schools. For a complete list of our partnership schools, please click here.




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Register Now for the 3rd Annual Ignite Potential Night 2018

Support Murphy Scholars and enjoy DMSF’s signature Sponsor a Scholar event, an informal cocktails and small plates reception. IPN will premiere a new video, featuring a Murphy Scholar family, the Pedrozas—four Murphy Scholar siblings, and include a performance by Class of 2010 Murphy Scholar Alumna, Akenya. She has performed and recorded with some of the city’s leading artists, including Chance the Rapper and Mavis Staples.

Don’t miss it! Buy your tickets now.

Sponsorship and registration are now open click here.

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