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The Ohio University Southern Council on Diversity and Inclusion is pleased to announce our sixth annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest.

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MLK Essay Contest

Ohio University Southern invites area students to participate in the 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest.

“Essay Theme: Write your own speech on a contemporary social topic that you feel would have gotten Dr. King's attention were he still alive today.”

What can you learn from Dr. King's creative techniques that you can apply to your own writing?

Online Entries

  • The contest is open to grades 6 through 12. (6-8 and 9-12 judged separately.)
  • Contest entry deadline is
    January 02, 2015.
  • Enter your essay. (Click here to enter now.)

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