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The Skanner Scholarship Program is available to undergraduate students who maintain full time status at an accredited, post secondary institution beginning in the fall of the year. Applicants must meet all of the eligibility requirements and deadlines to qualify. Scholarship awards should be applied toward tuition, room, board and, books and range from $1,000 to $3,000.

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Each year this bust of Martin Luther King, Jr. is carefully packed and transported from The Skanner office for display at the MLK Breakfast. (photo by Julie Keefe) 

This year the Skanner Foundation's Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast will be different. We cannot gather at a local hotel or the Portland Convention Center ---even though we wish we could and we pledge we will do so again.

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Scholarship recipient Amira Folsom, La Salle Catholic HS, Boston University recieves her award sponsored by PepsiCo. (photo by Antonio Harris) 

Scholarships were awarded to an impressive group of 28 students at The Skanner Foundation 34th Annaul Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast

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Rep. Earl Blumenauer addresses the crowd at The Skanner Foundation 2020 MLK Breakfast. (photo Julie Keefe) 

A sold-out crowd packed the Oregon Convention Center for the 34th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast, held by The Skanner Foundation on the King holiday, Monday, Jan. 20

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Barry Pack, Director of the Oregon Lottery presents a scholarship award to Jessica Isibor (Photo by Julie Keefe) 

View photos from the 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast. You may find a photo of yourself or your friends in our slideshow of images by Julie Keefe and Antonio Harris

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Photo by Julie Keefe 

Look for pictures of yourself or your friends in our slideshow of images by Julie Keefe and Antonio Harris

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On Memorial Day 1948, a dike broke on the Columbia River starting a flood that would leave 18,000 people homeless and altering race relations in Portland forever.  

Join the production team and learn video filming and editing for free! 

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The Skanner Foundation congratulates all of this year's scholarship recipients.

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Attorney and author has been fighting for civil rights since 1963 

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Look for pictures of yourself or your friends in our slideshow of images by Intisar Abioto, Julie Keefe and Andre Clayton   

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