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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Advocacy Competition

$5,000

March 03, 2018

Awards Available: 3

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Advocacy Competition is a contest designed to motivate high school students to excel in education. The Competition encourages students to express their views on a preselected topic and focuses on the ability of the students to communicate orally and in writing. The contest is also designed to give young people experience in public speaking and reviewing legal documents as well as provide an opportunity for them to obtain some financial support to continue their education.

    There are two types of structures for the competition: the Local Competition and Regional Competition. The Regional Competition is held in two stages: Essay Competition and Oral Advocacy Competition. Advancement to the National Competition is for the regional first place winner who will represent the Region at the National Competition during the NBA Annual Competition.

    Eligibility: Current high school juniors and seniors. All students will receive a prize for participating in the National Competition. To receive the prize, seniors must submit a proof of enrollment letter from their college or university 90 days after their participation in the National Competition. Juniors will receive their prize when they matriculate for college. Juniors must also submit proof of enrollment letter from their college or university by September 30.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Andrea H. Evans
  • 1225 11th Street, NW
  • Washington, DC 20001
  • Andrea.Evans@EvansIPLaw.com
  • 301-497-9997

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Mauricio A  on 4/4/2016 7:50:04 AM

Hello, I'm not sure I fully understand all the rules of the competition. If were applying for the Regional Competition, do we have to orally compete as well write the essay?

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