MLK Scholarships & Awards
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Essay Scholarship Contest
The Office of Social Justice and Inclusion 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 US citizens or permanent residents.
Applicants must submit a 500-word original essay centered on the theme "Daring to Dream: The Radical Imagination of a New Generation", also demonstrating knowledge of the life, work and ideals of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
- First Place Award: $2,000 toward tuition, a $1,000 meal plan + a $500 book advance
- Second Place Award: $1,500 toward tuition, a $1,000 meal plan + a $500 book advance
- Third Place Award: $1,000 toward tuition, a $1,000 meal plan + a $500 book advance
Application Deadline - October 12, 2022
To apply, please click here.
Winners will be notified by November 4, 2022 and will be recognized during the MLK Commemorative Celebration. Winners will be featured in a video and need to sign a Talent Release Waiver.
For more information please call (305) 348-2436.