Optimist International Foundation/Optimist International Essay Contest

Essay contest for youth under the age of 19 who have not graduated high school or its equivalent. U.S. students attending school on a military installation outside the United States are eligible to enter in their last U.S. home of record. Club winners advance to the District contest to compete for a college scholarship.

Award Information

Award Amount
$2,500
Number of Awards
40 - 49
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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