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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Students in their junior year of high school are invited to apply for a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship.

The scholarship committee of the Board of Trustees reviews all application materials for the following criteria: 

  • Outstanding community service and interest in advancing the legacy and philosophy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • Academic achievement and potential for excellence in pursuit of a baccalaureate degree at an accredited college/university

  • Financial need

  • United States citizenship

Application can be submitted either:

  • In the mail to the organization's mailbox at P.O. Box 1308, New London, CT 06320

  • Online through the link below

Any questions, please contact the organization's email at:

You must have Adobe Reader installed to open the documents.

Scholarship Application is a fillable PDF form.  

Application deadline: 
June 30, 2024

Note: This scholarship is only available to high school students in New London County, Connecticut.

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