3rd Annual “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Social Justice Award” Essay Contest
Date: November 16 - December 14, 2020
Time: All Day
Where: Online Event
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. played a pivotal role in the Civil Rights Movement by advocating for peace and racial equality. 2020 has been anything but peaceful as it relates to social injustices. Now is your chance to describe how we change the future, how we take words and create a vision of hope for all Americans, or express how the struggle is a reality for so many people and how to persevere in spite of the struggle.
Your essay should be between 500 and 750 words and focus on one of three themes:
Where Do We Go From Here?
Dream, Believe, Do
The Struggle is Real
The entry deadline is December 14, 2020. Ten winners will be selected to win a $1,000 Baker College Silver Scholarship Award. Once chosen, all winners will be required to submit a recorded oral reading of their winning essay by January 8, 2021. No cash prizes will be given and one entry per person allowed.