On Monday, January 20, 2014 (8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.) in the Mountainlair Ballrooms) the prestigious Martin Luther King, Jr. Achievement Award will be presented during the MLK Unity Breakfast, to the nominee from the state of West Virginia who best exemplifies one who is working to fulfill the commitment of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The awardee must be a resident of West Virginia and must have, or be making a substantial contribution in the advancement of such concerns as: civil rights, human rights, humanitarianism, social action and advocacy, civility, improving the human condition, acting as a change agent for an inclusive and equal society for all people, etc. Each year the Martin Luther King Achievement Award Subcommittee makes their selection based on the applications we receive at the WVU Center for Black Culture & Research. To nominate someone or to be nominated please complete the nomination form and return it to the Center for Black Culture & Research. Please duplicate and share this information with your staff, organization or group.
To obtain a copy of the nomination form, visit our website @ http://cbc.wvu.edu or contact the WVU Center for Black Culture & Research at 304-293-7029.
To learn more about nominating someone or to be nominated please download the pdf document below.
23rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Achievement Award Nomination Form
Nomination forms must be received by 4 p.m. on December 9, 2013
2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Award
Also available for 2014 is the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Award Application. More information is available by downloading the following pdf document.
2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Award Application