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Two weeks left for high school seniors to apply for the 2009 MLK Scholarship

High school seniors who plan to pursue a college degree and are looking for financial assistance have two more weeks to apply for the 2009 Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 6. The City’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission is currently accepting applications from graduating seniors who attend a high school within Bexar County.

Individuals interested in obtaining an application may do so by visiting the City’s website at www.sanantonio.gov/mlk. Completed applications must be turned in by 4:00 p.m. to the following address:

                         Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Program
                              Attn: T.C. Broadnax, Assistant City Manager
                              P.O. Box 839966
                              San Antonio, TX 78283-3966

Each year, the MLK Commission awards $1000 scholarships to area students. Scholarship funds originate from a variety of charitable donors that include small businesses, large corporations, non-profits and individual citizens. Scholarship recipients will be recognized during a City Council meeting in May.

For more information, visit www.sanantonio.gov/mlk or call (210) 207-2213 or (210) 207-2098.