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Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Sponsored by: California Teachers Association (CTA)

Applicant must be an active member; dependent child of an active, retired, or deceased member; or an active member of the Student CTA of California Teachers Association. Applicant must be African American/Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, or Hispanic who is pursuing a college degree, credential, or certification for a teaching-related career in public education in an accredited institution of higher education.


Application Deadline February 22
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Required areas of study education
Awarded every year? yes
Recipient must reapply annually.
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $5,000
Average $2,750
Min $500

Contact Information

Janeya Dawson
Scholarship Administrator
California Teachers Association (CTA)
Human Rights Department
P.O. Box 921
Burlingame, CA 94011 United States

Phone: (650) 552-5446

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