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 2024-2025 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.
All the required documents must be submitted along with the application, prior to the deadline or the application will NOT be accepted. Students who are interviewed will be required to verify financial need.
The deadline for receiving a scholarship application is March 10, 2024. 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 “City of Coral Springs”, memo should state: “Donation for MLK Scholarship”, and mail to:
9500 W. Sample Rd.
Coral Springs, FL, 33065
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee reserve the right to revise, suspend or discontinue this program without notice.
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