October 23, 2018

MLK Committee offers $1,000 Scholarship

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The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Committee of Greater Attleboro is pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship from its W. Duane Lockard Scholarship Fund. The scholarship assists minority students obtain an associate degree, baccalaureate degree, or certificate of training.

Applicants must be high-school seniors who have been accepted into an approved program as of September 2018. Applicants must also demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., which is nonviolence and community service. Special attention should be paid to describing how furthering one’s education will help to realize Dr. King’s dream.

Applicants must be a resident of Foxboro, Easton, North Attleboro, or one of the towns comprising Greater Attleboro, which includes Attleboro, Mansfield, Norton, Rehoboth, and Seekonk.

Applications are available in the High School Guidance Department, the Attleboro Public Library, the Richards Memorial Library, and on the committee’s website, mlkgreaterattlebro.org. Applications must be postmarked by Friday, March 23, 2018. Please mail applications to P.O. Box 461, Norton, MA 02766.

The scholarship will be awarded by May 2018. Awards will be mailed directly to the recipient’s school or training program. For more information, e-mail Ethel Garvin at mlkgreaterattleboro@gmail.com.

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