MLK Awards Nomination

Nominations Open for UO's Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award

Information about the 2017_18 annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards, with deadlines, will be on this website in the fall. Please check again.

The award is presented annually to an UO employee, whose activities embody some of Rev. Dr. King's known values, including one's interest in public service.


All classified staff, officers of administration, faculty members, and other groups of UO employees are eligible to be nominated for the award. 


The Rev. Dr. MLK, Jr. Award seeks to recognize employees whose contributions to the campus community uphold and exemplify qualities and ideals either espoused or supported by the late civil rights leader. The award seeks to recognize individuals who have been working diligently through a commitment to cultural diversity and the promotion of cultural awareness to enhance equity and inclusion on campus.


Nominee deadlines and application process will be available in the fall.


The award celebration will be scheduled for January 2018. Details will be available in the fall.

Contact information

Questions about the event or nomination process may be directed to or 541-346-3175.