Martin Luther King Jr. Edith Wiggins
Student Scholarship Application
2023 Scholarship Details
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Edith Wiggins Scholarship is a need-based scholarship that promotes the advancement of higher education and helps to alleviate the burden of financing a college education. Each year, the scholarship committee awards a minimum of $1,500 in scholarships to graduating seniors who have demonstrated financial need, a commitment to community involvement and improvement through their civic, educational and religious activities.
Your application will be scored based on the following criteria:
- Graduating senior who attends high school in Orange County, NC
- Academic Performance
- Involvement/Civic Engagement/Leadership
- Application Presentation/Completion
- Essay Responses
- Responsibilities and Financial Need (Income Limits for families in Chapel Hill/Orange County)
The March 31st deadline has now passed and 2023 scholarship application is now closed! Applications for 2024 will open spring 2024.