Scholarships for American Indians
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
American Correctional Association
Attn: Scholarship Award Committee
206 North Washington Street, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 224-0000 Toll-free: (800) ACA-JOIN
Purpose - To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate study to Native American and other minorities interested in a career in the criminal justice field.
Eligibility - Members of the American Correctional Association (ACA) may nominate a minority person for these awards. Nominees do not need to be ACA members, but graduate or graduate program in criminal justice at a 4-year college or university. Along with the nomination package, they must submit a 250-word essay describing their reflections on the ideals and philosophies of Dr. Martin Luther King and how they have attempted to emulate those qualities in their lives. They must provide documentation of financial need, academic achievement, and commitment to the principles of Dr. King.
Financial data - A stipend is awarded (amount not specified). Funds are paid directly to the recipient's college or university.
Number awarded - 1 each year.
Deadline - May of each year.