Each year, organization and individuals join The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Trust Fund by supporting and sponsoring a $20,000 scholarship paid over a four year period for each MLK student scholar attending a college or university.


The following list of organizations and individuals are currently supporting scholarships:




2019 Scholarship Sponsors


Shelby Olsen Family & Friends



ForGood Fund


Washington Family Foundation


General Dynamics/Electric Boat


The Day


The Grube Family in Honor of Ken and Carolyn Grube


The Kitchings Family Foundation

Lawrence & Memorial Hospital



Continuing Scholarship Sponsors


Chelsea Groton Bank


Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation


Mayor Daryl Finizio


Law Firm of Sayet and Seder


The William W. Backaus Hospital


Robert G. Youngs Family Foundation


The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Trust Fund



Individuals and/or organizations interested in sponsoring or co-sponsoring a student scholarship may contact a member of the Trust Fund or the Trust Fund organization for more information.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Trust Fund

P.O. Box 1308

New London, CT 06320

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