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Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship

  • Maximum Amount
    $8,500
  • Application Deadline
    January 05, 2020
  • Contact
    Rev. Dr. Forrest M. Pritchett
    400 South Orange Avenue
    South Orange, NJ 07079
    forrest.pritchett@shu.edu
  • Website Address
    https://setonhall.formstack.com/forms/admissions_m...
  • Scholarship Description
    This scholarship is awarded in the fall semester to incoming freshmen who have outstanding academic records; have overcome economic or educational hardship and have a serious commitment to addressing issues of social justice as servant leaders or as scholars. This scholarship ranges from $6,500-$8,500 and is renewable.

    Eligibility:
    -Must attend MLK community bi-weekly meetings
    -MLK Orientation: Last weekend in July (Saturday morning through Sunday lunch)
    -Must maintain a 3.0 (the cumulative for your MLK peer group is 3.5 and honorary society entrance)
    -Must perform a minimum of 20 hours of community service per semester (applicants are encouraged to complete 100 hours per twelve months for United States Presidential citation)
    -Must attend an annual retreat the last weekend (Friday-Sunday) in September
    -Must take the MLK Honors Seminar in the spring semester of the first year
    -Will function on committees to plan campus/off campus programming
    -Will eventually function as the chair of a campus or off-campus program
    -Must produce a "magnum opus" (a great work demonstrated through developing a community project or a scholarly paper dedicated to the pursuit of a social justice issue) during the four year period

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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