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Make nomination for MLK Jr. Service Award

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Award was established in 1986 to honor the memory of the late civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In 2015 the twenty-ninth annual award will be presented to a student at UNCG whose community activities and involvement embody the spirit of Dr. King’s service to humanity. The award Selection Committee will look for one who has gone “beyond expectations” in making outstanding contributions in the area of social justice through service, particularly service to the UNCG community. The winner will be recognized at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, which will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2014, at 7 p.m. and will receive a $500 award.

In order to be considered for the award, each nominee must meet the following criteria:

  • A student who has made outstanding contributions to the UNCG community through service
  • Must be in good academic and good conduct/social standing at UNCG
  • Must be enrolled at UNCG during the semester in which the nomination is made (Fall 2014)
  • Must be enrolled at UNCG during the semester in which the award is given (Spring 2015)

The selection committee will consider the following criteria in choosing the award recipient:

  • Commitment to Leadership
  • Service to the UNCG Community
  • Impact of Involvement
  • Resourcefulness
  • Creativity

Nominations must be submitted via the link on the Office of Multicultural Affairs website and are due by Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, at 5 p.m.. Following receipt of a nomination, the nominee will be asked to accept the nomination and then submit supporting information.

To nominate a student for the 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr Award, contact mavillac@uncg.edu or go to: http://oma.uncg.edu/student-advocacy-outreach/recognition-and-awards/mlk-service-award