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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Living History and Public Policy Center supports three (3) priority areas: Research, Education and Policy.
The MLK Center advances Dr. King’s legacy of high scholastic achievement and excellence in academics. We offer:
• An annual Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship
• Martin Luther King Jr. Living History and Public Policy scholarships
• Support of Virginia’s K-12 Standards of Learning (SOLs)
Students enrolled in any one of the MLK Center’s nine partner universities are eligible to apply for fellowships and scholarships.
A Digital Library documenting Dr. King’s presence in Virginia (Under Construction)
An annual Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship
Support of Scholarly Research and Publications
The MLK Center hosts university symposiums and community forums that explore current topics in public policy and how Virginians are impacted in particular.
-What Might Dr. King Say?—a series of quarterly public forums that connect contemporary issues with Dr. King’s teachings and philosophies.
-Topics include: bullying among children, voting rights, peace-keeping efforts, education reform, incarceration, and civil rights. The series rotates across the Commonwealth.
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