Who: Youth under the age of 19 as of October 1, 2019 (and is not enrolled as a degree seeking student of a post-secondary institution) in the United States, Canada or the Caribbean. There is no minimum age. How To Enter: Interested students submit a speech on the pre-assigned topic to their local Optimist Club. To find out the contact in your area, please e-mail the Programs Department at programs@optimist.org. The deadline to enter is determined by the sponsoring Optimist Club. All Club-level contests are typically held by late March.

Award Information

Award Amount
$1,000 - $2,500
Number of Awards
Not reported
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

Optimist International Foundation
Address
Not reported
City, State, Zip
Not reported, ,
Telephone
(314) 371-6000
E-mail
programs@optimist.org
Website
Website

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