Optimist International Foundation/Communication Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
College scholarship (district level) for young people through grade twelve in the U.S. and Canada, to CEGEP in Quebec and grade thirteen in the Caribbean. Students interested in participating must submit the results of an audiogram conducted no longer than twenty four months prior to the date of the contest from a qualified audiologist. Students must be certified to have a hearing loss of forty decibels or more and supported by the audiogram to be eligible to compete. Students attending either public school or schools providing special services are eligible to enter if criteria are met.
|Number of Awards||1 - 30|
|Application Deadline||Not reported|
|Available to Class Level||Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors|
|Minimum GPA Required||None specified|
|Religious Affiliation||None specified|
|Location of College||None specified|
|Area of Study||None specified|
|Financial Need||Financial need analysis is not required|
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