The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship Program encourages ethnic minority students to become educators, school nurses, school counselors or school therapists and to promote professional growth for ethnic minority teachers and ESP members.
Awards are up to $6,000. Must be a CTA member to apply.
- Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
- Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
- Must be American Indian/Alaska Native
- Must be Asian/Pacific Islander
- Must be Black, non-Hispanic
- Must be Hispanic, Latino/a
- Award is available to U.S. citizens
- Application form required
- Transcript required
- Financial need analysis required
- Recommendations or references required
- Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
- Applicantâ€™s Statement
How To ApplyOnline
Online at: https://www.cta.org/for-educators/scholarships-awards/mlk-scholarshipEmail
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Donor: California Teachers Association (CTA)
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