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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural Council Scholarship

It is time again to encourage high school seniors to apply for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Multicultural Council Scholarship

The scholarships are $1,000 each for high school seniors that are planning on entering college in 2016.

Application Instructions

Step 1. Download the Form

The form to apply can be downloaded from the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multicultural Council’s website. Please feel free to make copies and provide them to interested parties.

Step 2. Write an Essay and Send by US Mail

Students are responsible for writing an essay. This essay is based on the images that are on the application forms. In the essay the students should articulate their understanding of civil rights, diversity and community, along with describing how Dr. King’s messages continue to have a powerful influence on society as well as their individual lives.

US Mail scholarship application to:

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multicultural Council
PO Box 40306
Albuquerque, NM 87196

When the students have completed and sent their application by US mail, please send an e-mail to notify President Alfred Mathewson that it has been sent:

The students will be notified by email regarding their application status.

Scholarship Deadline

The Submission Deadline Date is Sept. 9, 2015.

Those selected this year (October 2015) as scholarship recipients will be honored on Jan. 18, 2016, during the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multicultural Council’s 26th Annual Celebration.

Contact Information

Alfred Mathewson, President, at 505-277-5820 or email