The scholarships are open to all seniors enrolled in the Chapel Hill-Orange County School System.

Application criteria

Named in honor of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a civil rights pioneer, this award has been given annually since 1993 to recognize local Orange County students’ commitment to service and community leadership. Scholars are chosen based on academic GPA, financial need, and contributions to the Chapel Hill-Orange County communities. The scholarship is open to all high school seniors who are currently enrolled in the Chapel Hill-Orange County School System. The Scholarship award range is $1,000- $1,500. Selected candidates will be required to participate in an interview. Applications for 2017 are now available.

Contact Cameron Congleton at cconglet@live.unc.edu for further information.

More Information

Contact Josmell Perez, Multicultural Programs Coordinator, Diversity & Inclusion, at josmell@email.unc.edu or diversity@unc.edu