Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Scholarship Applications Due Nov. 1

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. GraphicApplications for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Regional Scholarship are now available.  All high school seniors in Bay, Midland and Saginaw Counties are eligible.

The non-renewable scholarships of at least $1000 are awarded each year to students who strive to actively recognize and promote cultural diversity, respect and the realization of King’s ‘Dream’.  Consideration for the scholarship is based on how the student has shown dedication to Martin Luther King’s vision in their lives.  Activities that promote cultural awareness and encourage multi-cultural equality should be evidenced through essay.

Applications are available online to download at www.midlandfoundation.org, and at the Saginaw Community Foundation and the Bay Area Community Foundation.  The deadline to apply is Monday, Nov. 1. Individuals must submit applications to the Bay Area Community Foundation, 1000 Adams Suite 200 Bay City, MI 48708.

Scholarships will be awarded at the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, “Working Together. Sharing the Dream.”  The event will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011, at Saginaw Valley State University. Award recipients are required to attend the ceremony.

For more information, contact the Bay Area Community Foundation at (989) 893-4438.