Programs Department 4494 Lindell Boulevard St. Louis MO 63108 314/371-6000, ext. 235 314/371-6006 (Fax) http://www.optimist.org programs@optimist.org
  • Scholarship Name :
    Optimist International Foundation (Essay Contest)
  • Number Of Awards :
    3 international awards plus district winners
  • States In Which Available :
    Missouri
  • Scholarship Amount :
    $5,000 (1st prize); $3,000 (2nd), $2,000 (3rd/international), $650 (district level)
  • Deadline :
    Varies by district
  • Eligibility Criteria :
    Eligible students are under age 19 as of December 31 of the current school year. Open to residents of the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean.
  • Specific Target Group :
    All
  • How To Apply :
    Send SASE to Programs Coordinator for informational letter and list of district chairpersons; contact local chairperson for contest dates and where to submit essay.
  • Contact To :
    Danielle Baugher, Programs Coordinator