Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Book Stipend

The Center for Leadership & Social Change welcomes you to participate in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Book Stipend Scholarship. We bring you this opportunity through collaboration between the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and the Black Alumni Association.

Purpose

The purpose of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Book Stipend Award is to assist Florida State University students in completing their education. MLK Book Stipend Awards are available on a competitive basis to both undergraduate and graduate students.

Eligibility

Due to the sources of funding for this award, there are two sets of eligibility criteria.

FSU Black Alumni Association: Nominees must identify as African American/Black 
Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs:  Open to students of ALL racial and ethnic backgrounds

All applicants must be Florida State University students who meet the following criteria:

Undergraduate Applicants:

  • Must have completed 15 credit hours of college work at FSU prior to submission of the application
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Must carry a minimum of 12 credit hours
  • Must be enrolled full-time at FSU for the subsequent academic year

Graduate Applicants: 

  • First year graduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 graduate credit hours
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must carry a minimum of 9 credit hours
  • Must be enrolled full-time at FSU for the subsequent academic year

Award

Awards of $350 will be issued from the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and the FSU Black Alumni Association. Awards will be issued during the fall semester of the following academic year.

Previous Recipients

Due to the volume of applicants, any student who has been awarded the book stipend in the past may not apply again.

Application Information

Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 23. 

APPLY

Contact

Challen Wellington, Graduate Assistant
cwellington@fsu.edu
850-644-3342

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