I am a MLK Scholar because I believe that everyone, regardless of their economical, social, or political standing, should have equal opportunities to thrive within their community. I believe the key to reshaping society's detrimental ideas is to welcome and listen to people's experiences regardless of their differences.
I am an MLK Scholar because I have the passion and drive to help others and promote love and equality.
I believe being an MLK Scholar means being selfless in what I do, following in the footsteps of Martin Luther King and fighting for what I believe and know to be right and just for everyone. It means sharing my experiences and and having an active interest in the lives of others, and a desire to make those lives better.
I am an MLK Scholar because I believe in the priority of human rights. No matter one's nationality, sexual orientation, gender expression, race, religion, age, or physical ability, they have every right to live unapologetically.
I believe that the appreciation I have developed for cultures and the intolerance I have developed for inequality and injustice have combined to give me a level of potential for meaningful intra- and interpersonal development and growth within the MLK Scholars program. I am eager to make meaningful and lasting intellectual and emotional exchanges with others through further dedication to service and service learning during my time in the program.
What makes me an MLK Scholar is my ability to see beyond my own situation and identify the major issues that are plaguing not only our society but the international community. As an MLK Scholar, I am able to use critical thinking and analysis to examine our society and how these issues affect those who are underprivileged and are most affected by the structures of our society.
I am an MLK Scholar because I turn my great passions into plans of action. I work hard to help my community in whichever way possible, and continue to fight against the inequalities of the world.
Over the past decade I have been able to distinguish myself as a human being that lives to help others. With a positive and grateful attitude, I wish to expose to others that they can live a peaceful life regardless of surrounding turmoil. My dedication to community service and sharing awareness of illnesses and social injustices motivates me to become a better person and to inspire others to do the same.
I am an MLK scholar because I am dedicated to using my education as a tool to contribute to my community. I am excited to become involved with the issues which so pressingly affect those around me and use the resources I am given to advance opportunities for others. I am not willing to stand by and watch injustice, and I am fiercely driven to foster social change.
My dedication to fostering an understanding between people of different backgrounds and groups is what makes me an MLK Scholar. Because America is the land of the free, I want nothing more than for all of its inhabitants to be able to live their lives freely without discrimination or bigotry holding them back.
I am an MLK scholar because of my commitment to fight for equality and inclusion throughout society.
I am an MLK scholar because I am passionate about giving back and helping others. Social justice holds a special place in my heart.
My enthusiasm to work with other people and have a positive contribution is a quality that, I believe, influenced the Admissions Committee to nominate me as a candidate for the MLK Scholarship.
I am an MLK Scholar because I am dedicated to making changes in both my life and the lives of others that can make this world a better place FOR ALL, no matter how big or small my impact may be.
I am an MLK Scholar because I actively work to create and contribute to places where people can express their thoughts and be who they are. I am committed to being an advocate for social justice. Most importantly, I want to learn how to better fight for the equality of all.
I believe that my plan to diversify music education and to teach children tolerance and acceptance at a young age through music will be a great way of continuing MLK's legacy.
I am someone who listens, debates, and acts in my day to day life, and that is what makes me an MLK Scholar.
While creating solutions to your problems you recognize others are faced with similar, or greater, obstacles in their own lives, and you work to remedy their struggles as well. I continually strive for this balance, and that (in part) is what makes me an MLK scholar.
I think it's because I just want to do good for my community and the world. If I see someone who needs help, it's my innate instinct to drop what I'm doing and try to help. I want to help or touch every single person that I can; let people know they are loved and appreciated.
Dr. King set the stage for the fight for equality and I want to continue his mission and dream of a world free of discrimination. That is what makes me an MLK Scholar.
I am an MLK Scholar because while society has made some progress, much inequality still exists today, and this needs to be changed. I see this inequality on a daily basis, and want to be part of the change.
Love. Loving everyone no matter what and helping others no matter how big or small.