Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Essay Scholarship Contest

MLK Celebration

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, “Unite for Equity: The Power in Collective Action” demonstrating knowledge of the life, work and ideals of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • First Place Award: $2,000 toward tuition and a $500 book advance
  • Second Place Award: $1,500 toward tuition and a $500 book advance
  • Third Place Award: $1,000 toward tuition and a $500 book advance

To apply, visit Academic Works.

Please note the application deadline is Nov. 6.