To provide scholarship funds to financially deserving local students who, through their words and actions, embody the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s teachings on peace, racial harmony, community service and bettering the lives of others.
The scholarship will be administered by the Coral Springs' Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee. Scholarship funds cover the 2022-2023 academic year only and monies will be awarded to the educational institution that you will be attending.
Students who demonstrate a financial need for the scholarship funds. This will be supplemented by completion of the other requirements and the applicant’s overall application. Awards will be made without regard to race, creed, color, sex, religion, or national origin.
Chances for being awarded the scholarship are increased if the student is in the process of performing an act of humanity or community service that touches the lives of one or more persons. This must be verified in writing by either a teacher, guidance counselor or clergy representative.
The deadline for receiving a scholarship application is Monday, March 7, 2022. Selected students will be interviewed in April, and winners will be announced shortly thereafter.
The Scholarship Committee is working on raising funds for the next academic year and welcomes any donations to the scholarship fund.
If you wish to donate to this worthy cause, please make your check payable to Coral Springs Community Chest / MLK Scholarship, and mail to:
Dr. Ana C.Barbosa
Manager of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
9500 W. Sample Rd.
Coral Springs, FL, 33065.
Sponsors will be recognized at an Awards Reception for scholarship winners.
The Coral Springs Community Chest, Inc. and Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee reserve the right to revise, suspend or discontinue this program without notice.
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