Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Endowed Scholarship

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Endowed Scholarship Program recognizes Michigan State University students who are, through their stewardship, becoming society’s leaders by actively engaging in building inclusive communities in ways that fight injustice and promote equality for all on every possible level.

The scholarship is awarded to qualified student applicants in accordance with standard procedures followed by the Offices of Admissions and Financial Aid.

To apply online, students must visit https://msu.academicworks.com/opportunities and search for Martin Luther King.


The following content is required in the scholarship application: 

  1. Please provide a short summary of your student leadership and your involvement with social change in your community.
  2. Please list your extra-curricular activities.
  3. Consistent with the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., briefly tell us how you plan to contribute to communities in the future.