Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship

  • Maximum Amount
  • Application Deadline
    January 05, 2020
  • Contact
    Rev. Dr. Forrest M. Pritchett
    400 South Orange Avenue
    South Orange, NJ 07079
  • Website Address
  • 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.

    -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.

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!