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.

Award Information

Award Amount
$2,500
Number of Awards
1 - 30
Application Deadline
Not reported
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
0
Ethnicity/Heritage
None specified
Residency
None specified
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
None specified
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Director of International Programs
Optimist International Foundation
Address
4494 Lindell Boulevard
City, State, Zip
St. Louis, MO , 63108
Telephone
(800) 500-8130
E-mail
programs@optimist.org
Website
Website

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