In 2024 we celebrate the 51st anniversary of Lexington’s annual city-wide observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, making it one of the oldest such programs in the country. This storied event has been praised by media commentators and some of our illustrious speakers as “one of the best in the country for its consistent record of presenting thoughtful, timely and creatively uplifting programs”.

Follow THIS LINK below to learn more about the history of this event!

Bluegrass Community & Technical College (BCTC) and Kentucky State University (KSU), in partnership with the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Planning Committee are excited to offer the annual MLK Student Scholarship.

 The scholarship is open to high school seniors who plan to attend BCTC or KSU. Scholarship recipients will receive one year of paid tuition to BCTC or KSU beginning the Fall 2024 semester.

BCTC Scholarship Application

KSU Scholarship Application

To become a sponsor, please follow THIS LINK to fill out a sponsorship form or make a credit card donation below to the MLK Holiday Committee Fund at Blue Grass Community Foundation! 

*$100 to $499 donors (MLK Allies) will also be recognized in event publication* 

MLK Holiday Committee Fund


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