26 club winners advance to the district contest to compete for a $2,500 college scholarship the district-level scholarships are funded by the optimist international foundation interested students must submit their entry to the avon optimist club, 8103 e us 36, #140, avon, in 46123 for more information. The shelby optimist club concluded their participation in this year's optimist international's annual essay contest, with the reading of the top three essays, at a luncheon meeting, march 6, at the participants have the opportunity to earn a $2,500 scholarship in each contest funded by the optimist international foundation. Monetary awards will be given for first place ($150), second place ($125), and third place ($100), along with a medallion for each winner winning essays from our district will be entered to compete for subsequent awards/recognition with optimist international this contest is open to all area students home schooled. Districts choosing to increase funding for scholarships or fund additional scholarships will need to manage those funds through other resources, such as district accounts or contributing those funds to the appropriate optimist international foundation if i have a question about the essay contest, who do i. A once a year, dime a day donation of $3650 helps support the optimist international foundation the oif funds the essay, oratorical and deaf and hard of hearing scholarships, as well as the club grants just think, if each one of our 753 members in the arizona district donated just $3650 this year, our district would.
Participants have the opportunity to earn a $2,500 scholarship in each contest funded by the optimist international foundation scholarship contest topics are generally released in late july for the coming school year the optimist international essay contest takes place between september and february the official topic. The local optimist international club is seeking essay submissions for it's annual essay contest now through feb 12 as part of the competition, students will be required to write a 700 to 800 word essay about the about this year's essay topic: “can society function without respect” the contest is open to. Bike safety rodeo, halloween parade, easter egg hunt, fishing tournament, youth appreciation week, calvert shop with a cop – christmas, essay contest, oratorical contest, project graduation, scholarship program, career center award, us presidential community service scholarship, optimist international jr. Optimist international essay contest 2017-18 the essay contest is sponsored by optimist international to give young people the opportunity to write about their own opinions regarding the world in which they live the approach can the district-level scholarships are funded by the optimist international foundation.
Optimist international essay contest topic for the 2017-18 school year is: can society function without respect who: youth under the age of 18 as of october 1, 2017 located in the united states, canada, or the caribbean how to enter: interested students must contact their local optimist club they need to submit an. One is funded by club investments with the dayton foundation and distributes about $11,000 in scholarship money among several students annually optimist international essay contest - optimist international assigns a new topic each year and provides the rules and guidelines for holding this essay contest for.
We also have a junior optimist club, hold annual oratorical and essay contests, and provide annual bursaries to graduating students and more click here to learn more about our events and how you can get involved canadian children's optimist foundationhelping optimists help kids canadian children's optimist. Band instrument loan program a program to loan band instruments to middle school students who would otherwise not be able to participate in band band instrument loan program junior optimist clubs youth clubs in elementary, middle, and high schools to teach servant leadership junior optimist clubs essay. Pittsburgh north optimist foundation youth programs: optimist international essay contest rich kriston scholarship every year the pittsburgh north optimist club gives away between $10,000 and $20,000 to local youth related organizations in the pittsburgh area in the past we have supported a wide veriety of.