Event Date

Polk State Winter Haven Student Center 999 Avenue H N.E., Winter Haven, FL 33881

FREE and open to faculty, staff, students, and the public.
If you would like to attend the luncheon, please send an e-mail to MLK@polk.edu and indicate your name, group name (if applicable), and number of guests.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Opportunity:
For more information and to access the application for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship, please visit the Office of Equity & Diversity Cultural Awareness Events page.

Overall Criteria for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship: 

  1. Must have a high school GPA of 3.5 (unweighted) or an overall college GPA of 3.0. College students must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours. High school students must be seniors and have completed the Polk State College admission process.
  2. Must be a Polk State College student, full or part-time, to use funds. Any Polk State College student may apply.
  3. Funds may be used for courses, textbooks, or school-related supplies.

Application/Essay Requirements:
Complete application and typed, two-page, double-spaced essay in Word doc. format, and submit by the deadline.

Deadline for 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship:
Friday, November 18, 2016, by 4 p.m. (EST)