Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship

*Any US citizen admitted to the Graduate School pursuing a graduate degree.
*Good academic standing and full-time enrollment
*Persons on probation or who are provisionally admitted may not receive the award.
*Academic excellence-the awardee must have achieved an excellent record in formal coursework and in addition must have shown accomplishment and promise in the type of scholarship, research, or artistry that is characteristic of his or her discipline.
*Evidence of awards, recognitions, publications, performances, or exhibitions is important.
*Letters of recommendation and available test scores also are examined.
*Service to and advancement of minority education-the awardee must have actively contributed to the enhancement of individuals from ethnically diverse populations and must have served as a role model.
*Activities that have aided specific individuals, which have advanced institutional policy for diversity, which have called attention to educational needs, which have encouraged persons of historically underrepresented groups to seek education, or which have had similar effects are appropriate.
*Transcripts and other indicators of academic performance available in the applicants’ University files will be examined. Applicants need not submit additional copies of transcripts or scores.
*Letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Ludy Avalos, MLK Jr. Scholarship Coordinator, CSU Graduate School, 1005 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins CO 80523-1005, or may be sent via e-mail to
*Awardee may be required to submit all original signed recommendation letters.