Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Program (free and open to all)

Join us for the 32nd year anniversary of celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as we come together with the community to remember the crucial contributions Dr. King made throughout his life.  He challenged all of us to recognize and address social justice with compassion and love.   The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Program will be held Monday, January 15, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Fountain Street Church.

Through a partnership with Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Valley State University and Davenport University over 60 scholarships have been awarded during this annual celebration.  Incoming freshman students have received support as they pursue their academic goals in keeping with Dr. King’s hopes of personal achievement for our youth. 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. "Inherit the Dream" Scholarship:

Eligibility:
• An annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a senior student who attends a
Kent Intermediate School and is involved in community service and/or activities in support of diversity and inclusion.
• Students must be accepted to Grand Rapids Community College with a minimum of 2.0 grade point average.
• Application must be accompanied by a high school grade transcript that must include six semesters with cumulative GPA.
• Scholarship awarded to students of African American or Hispanic Heritage.

Click here for the scholarship application.  To submit the application electronically please open in another viewer and attach to an email.