MLK SCHOLARSHIP: Foundation Seeks Student Applicants by Nov. 2
October 20, 2015
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By: MyBayCity Staff
Great Lakes Bay Region, MI - Students in the Great Lakes Bay Region may now apply for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Regional Scholarship. Applications are due November 2, 2015.
The scholarships are awarded to Bay, Midland, and Saginaw County high school seniors, regardless of ethnicity, who actively embrace King's dream of improving racial harmony and social justice.
Eileen A. Curtis, president and CEO of the Bay Area Community Foundation elaborated, "Today's world demands that we embrace cultural diversity and celebrate our differences. The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Regional Scholarship honors those students who recognize this and are dedicated to peace, justice and multi-cultural equality."
The scholarship award(s) will be at least $1,000 and are non-renewable. The scholarship awards will be presented at the annual Great Lakes Bay Regional Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration program to be held on January 20, 2016, at Saginaw Valley State University.
Students may access the application via the Bay Area Community Foundation website at: http://bayfoundation.org/scholarships/mlkregionalscholarship. Please note, applicants will need to create a user account and should allow a minimum of one business day for account approval before completing application.
For additional information, contact the Bay Area Community Foundation at (989) 893-6026; the Midland Area Community Foundation at (989) 839-966; or the Saginaw Community Foundation at (989) 755-0545.
The Bay Area Community Foundation is a community based, philanthropic organization working to improve the quality of life in Bay and Arenac Counties. The Foundation's mission is to fulfill a wide array of donors' charitable wishes by building permanent endowment funds and serving as a leader for community improvement through effective grant-making and collaboration. The Bay Area Community Foundation office is located in the Pere Marquette Depot, 1000 Adams Street, Suite 200, Bay City, MI 48708.
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