Programs Department 4494 Lindell Boulevard St. Louis MO 63108 314/371-6000, x 235 314/371-6006 (Fax) http://www.optimist.org programs@optimist.org
  • Scholarship Name :
    Optimist International Foundation (Communication Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing)
  • Number Of Awards :
    Up to 53 district awards
  • Renewable :
    No
  • States In Which Available :
    Missouri
  • Scholarship Amount :
    $1,500 per district
  • Deadline :
    Varies by district
  • Eligibility Criteria :
    Open to young people through grade 12 in the U.S. and Canada, to CEGEP in Quebec, and grade 13 in the Caribbean, who are educated in the U.S., Canada or the Caribbean. Students must submit the results of an audiogram completed no longer than 24 months prior to the date of the contest by a qualified audiologist. Students must be certified to have a hearing loss of 40 decibels or more.
  • Specific Target Group :
    All
  • How To Apply :
    Send SASE to Programs Coordinator for informational letter and list of District Chairpersons. Contact local Chair for contest dates and where to enter.
  • Contact To :
    Danielle Baugher, Programs Coordinator