MLK Scholarships & Awards
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Essay Scholarship Contest
The Office of Multicultural Programs and Services invites you to apply for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Essay Scholarship Contest. The MLK Scholarship Contest is open to matriculating students with 75 credits or less who are Florida residents.
Applicants must submit a 500-word original essay centered on the theme to be announced later, demonstrating knowledge of the life, work and ideals of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
- First Place Award: $2,000 toward tuition + a $500 book advance
- Second Place Award: $1,500 toward tuition + a $500 book advance
- Third Place Award: $1,000 toward tuition + a $500 book advance
Application Deadline - To be announced
To apply, visit FIU Scholarship Search.
Winners will be notified during Fall 2021 and will be recognized during the MLK Commemorative Celebration.