2014-2015 Undergraduate Bulletin

Malcolm/King Leadership Award

Department of Africana Studies

Room 9.63.01 New Building


In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King and Malcolm X, John Jay College established the Malcolm/King Leadership Award. The award encourages graduate and undergraduate students majoring in Criminal Justice to pursue careers in the social sciences, to engage in social activism, to strive for academic excellence and to foster an awareness of the many social issues that affect the communities in which they live, work and attend school. To be eligible, undergraduate students must have completed 24 credits with a minimum grade point average of 3.0. Students must either be taking or have successfully completed three ethnic studies courses. In addition, a 350-500 word essay on a pre-selected topic is required. For more information, please call 212.237.8764.