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Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship

About the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Offered by the California Teachers Association (CTA), the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship helps minority students become educators, school nurses, school counselors, or school therapists. Each applicant must be pursuing a degree, credential, or certification for a teaching-related career in public education at an accredited higher education institution, be enrolled for summer or fall semester of 2022, and be African American/Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, or Hispanic. Additionally, each applicant must be an active member of the CTA or the Student CTA or be the dependent child of an active, retired, or deceased CTA member. Members must live in California.

Scholarship Amount: $6,000

Eligible Grade Levels: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, Graduate Student

Eligible Majors: Education

Residency Requirement: California

Minimum GPA: There is no minimum GPA requirement for this scholarship.

Deadline: February 11, 2022
Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.

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