MLK Scholarships and Awards

In honor of the 28th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Breakfast, the Office of Multicultural Programs and Services invites nominations for the following awards:

 

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Scholarship

  • Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Scholarship
    Open to matriculating students (with 75 credits or less) who are Florida residents (U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States). The deadline to apply for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Scholarship Award is due in early NovemberAcademic Woks.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace Award

  • Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace Award
    • Open to all Faculty, A&P and USPS employees.
    • Nominees should:
      • Exemplify the goals and ideals of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
      • Show considerable involvement in community service.
      • Provide exemplary service to students, staff and the University.
      • A previous recipient cannot be nominated for two years following the receipt of the award, however, previous nominees who did not receive the award, may be nominated again.
    • Self-nominations must include letter(s) of support and a resume outlining your accomplishments.
    • Nominations must include a letter(s) of support from the nominator and the nominee's resume outlining their accomplishment.
    • The winner will receive:
      • Recognition at the MLK Commemorative Breakfast
      • An MLK Medallion at the MLK Speaker's Reception
      • A check in the amount of $250

    The winner will be notified in December and invited to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Reception, the MLK Breakfast and the MLK Youth Forum/Peace Walk.

    The deadline to submit nominations and letter of support for the Service Award is due in early November

    Service Award Nomination Submission

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Award

  • Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Award
    • Open to all Faculty, A&P and USPS employees.
    • Nominees should:
      • Exemplify the goals and ideals of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
      • Show considerable involvement in community service.
      • Provide exemplary service to students, staff and the University.
      • A previous recipient cannot be nominated for two years following the receipt of the award, however, previous nominees who did not receive the award, may be nominated again.
    • Self-nominations must include letter(s) of support and a resume outlining your accomplishments.
    • Nominations must include a letter(s) of support from the nominator and the nominee's resume outlining their accomplishment.
    • The winner will receive:
      • Recognition at the MLK Commemorative Breakfast
      • An MLK Medallion at the MLK Speaker's Reception
      • A check in the amount of $250

    The winner will be notified in December and invited to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Reception, the MLK Breakfast and the MLK Youth Forum/Peace Walk.

    The deadline to submit nominations and letter of support for the Service Award is due in early November

    Service Award Nomination Submission

2019 Award Winners

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Chanel Bostic

cbostic@fiu.edu