Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Join us to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who challenged all of us to recognize and address social justice with compassion and love.

Free and open to all. 

Student Scholarships

Through a partnership with Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Valley State University and Davenport University over 60 scholarships have been awarded during this annual celebration.  Incoming freshman students have received support as they pursue their academic goals in keeping with Dr. King’s hopes of personal achievement for our youth. 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. "Inherit the Dream" Scholarship:

Eligibility:
• An annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a senior student who attends a
Kent Intermediate School and is involved in community service and/or activities in support of diversity and inclusion.
• Students must be accepted to Grand Rapids Community College with a minimum of 2.0 grade point average.
• Application must be accompanied by a high school grade transcript that must include six semesters with cumulative GPA.
• Scholarship awarded to students of African American or Hispanic Heritage.

Click here for the GRCC "Inherit the Dream" scholarship application.  To submit the application electronically please open in another viewer and attach to an email.

Evening Event

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. CELEBRATION
33rd ANNUAL COMMEMORATION PROGRAM
6:00 PM | Monday, January 21, 2019 | Fountain Street Church

FEATURING
Guest Speaker: