MLK Scholarship Program Announced


MLK Universal rights scholarship program

WASHINGTON, DC – (April 4, 2018) Good of All (GOA) announced today, on the 50th Anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the launch of the MLK Universal Rights Scholarship Program. The scholarship will benefit deserving students at five Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The annual scholarships will be made on the anniversary of Dr. King’s death to honor his life and commitment to justice and the universal principles of human rights.

The following HBCUs: Clark Atlanta University, Morgan State University, Morehouse College, and Paine College, will receive funding for the MLK Universal Rights Scholarships. Additionally, funds will be made available for the Andrew Young Foundation Scholarship for students who are members of the Andrew Young YMCA in Atlanta, GA.

“Dr. King’s legacy must live on and his bold voice as a champion for justice, freedom and human rights will be manifested in the lives of these HBCU students that receive this annual scholarship,” said Dr. Matthew Daniels, founder, Good of All.

Martin Luther King Jr. Advisory Council of the State of Georgia

Above: Martin Luther King Jr. Advisory Council of the State of Georgia

The MLK Universal Rights Scholarship Program and the Andrew Young Foundation YMCA Scholarship is a joint project with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Advisory Council of Georgia.  The first round of scholarships will be awarded April 4, 2019.

Note: GOA Founder, Matthew Daniels, J.D., Ph.D, is available for further comment. Contact Gina Smith at

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General Larry Ellis at Morgan State University with Matt Daniels

Above: Gen. Larry Ellis with GOA Founder, Matthew Daniels, J.D., Ph.D at Morgan State University

Ardis Blanchard at Morehouse College with Matt Daniels

Above: Ardis Blanchard with GOA Founder, Matthew Daniels, J.D., Ph.D at Morehouse College

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