Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship

California Teachers Association (CTA)

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial scholarship was established to promote professional growth for ethnic minority teachers and ESP members, and to support them in becoming educators, school nurses, school counselors or school therapists.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Be pursuing a college degree, credential, or certification
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Other Academic Requirements:
    Be pursuing a college degree, credential, or certification
  • Residence:
    The active SCTA member must reside in California
  • College:
    Accredited institution of higher education
  • Major/Career:
    Be pursuing a teaching-related career in public education
  • Ethnicity:
    Be a member of one of the following defined ethnic minority groups: African American/Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic
  • Organization:
    Active member of California Teachers Association or Student California Teachers Association or dependent child of an active, retired, or deceased member.

Application Details

  • Transcript:
    Not required
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Two (2) valid letters of recommendation must be sent separately toCTA, Attn: Janeya Dawson P.O. Box 921, Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

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