Established in 2011 with the support of the American Embassy, the Martin Luther King Leadership Program is the most prestigious leadership and social cooperation program at the Centro Cultural Colombo Americano in Barranquilla.
Not only does the MLK Leadership Program provide full tuition scholarships to outstanding students of local universities, but it also provides leadership training conducted by local and international experts leadership training through this program emphasizes intellectual and civic engagement. The MLK recipients receive the following privileges and special benefits: 24 modules of the Colombo Intermediate Program of
English, 2 modules of the Colombo Advanced Program of English, Texts and CD’s, Leadership training by local and international experts, Free membership to the George Washington Library, Free access to the Multimedia Room.
In order to be selected, applicants must be currently attending a university program at any institution in the Department of Atlántico and demonstrate exceptional academic achievements and commitment to community service. Active participation in leadership positions is also valuable.