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Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Scholarship

California Teachers Association (CTA)

The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship Program encourages ethnic minority students from California to become educators, school nurses, school counselors or school therapists and to promote professional growth for ethnic minority teachers and ESP members. Applicant must be pursuing a degree, credential or certification for a teaching-related career in public education in an accredited institution of higher education. Applicant must be a member of one of the following defined ethnic minority groups: (African American/Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic). Sign Up to Start Applying
Deadline February 10, 2023
Number of Awards Granted1

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Eligibility Requirements

EthnicityAfrican American, Asian or Pacific Islander, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Hispanic-Latino
Enrollment LevelsCollege junior, Other postgraduate level study, College senior, High school senior, Doctoral level study, Master's level study, College sophomore, College freshman
Accredited University Required
Eligible MajorsEducation, General, Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Administration and Supervision, Educational/Instructional Media Design, Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, International and Comparative Education, Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education, Special Education and Teaching, Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language, Teaching Assistants/Aides, Education, Other
Financial Need Required