Applications sought for Keeper of the Dream Scholarship Awards

Applications sought for Keeper of the Dream Scholarship Awards
Keeper of the Dream
The awards recognize students who have demonstrated strong citizenship, scholarship and leadership in breaking down cultural stereotypes and in promoting interracial understanding.

Applications are being accepted for Oakland University’s 2018 Keeper of the Dream Scholarship Awards. 

 

The awards recognize students who have demonstrated strong citizenship, scholarship and leadership in breaking down cultural stereotypes and in promoting interracial understanding. They are presented at Oakland University’s Keeper of the Dream Celebration, held each January on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

 

Established in 1993, the Keeper of the Dream Scholarship Awards pay tribute to the legacy of Dr. King for his achievements on behalf of civil rights. The awards honor students who have contributed to his legacy of interracial understanding and goodwill.

 

Nominees must meet the following requirements:

 

  • current cumulative grade point average of 3.0 
  • demonstrated campus involvement
  • record of responsible citizenship
  • enrollment at Oakland University in a minimum of 12 credits each term for fall 2018 and winter 2019 semesters (8 credits each semester for graduate students)

 

Along with the application, nominees must submit a resume, personal essay and three letters of recommendation from OU faculty and staff. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13 and are available online at oakland.edu/cmi/KOD.

 

For additional information, contact the Center for Multicultural Initiatives at cmi@oakland.edu or (248) 370-4404.