Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Award

  • Website Address
  • http://www.aca.org/ACA_PROD_IMIS/Docs/Award%20Form...
  • Contact
  • American Correctional Association
  • Address
  • Attn: Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Award Committee
  • 206 N. Washington Street, Suite 200
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Email Address
  • jenniferb@aca.org
  • Application Deadline
  • June 1, 2017
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $1,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The scholarship is awarded to minority nominees who have demonstrated a need and a willingness to continue an educational mission toward a college education or graduate training related to a career in the criminal justice field. An ACA member must recommend nominations to the ACA Committee on Correctional Awards. Members, patrons and friends are invited to annually contribute to the fund for this scholarship.

    All nominees must describe in a short essay (250 words, double-spaced) their reflections on the ideals and
    philosophies of Dr. Martin Luther King, and how they have attempted to emulate these qualities in their lives.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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