The Optimist International Essay contest is divided into two levels of competition: Club and District. The contest is designed to develop writing and critical thinking skills. One scholarship of $2,500 per District is awarded by Optimist International each year. ESSAY CONTEST Click above for OI Website. 2. 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. 3.

An At-Large contestant may not have competed in an Optimist international or District contest in the same year. 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. 3. Contestants must enter through a local Optimist Club, or an at-large contest if the applicant resides on a Military installation.

The approach can encompass a young person’s personal experience, the experience of their country or a more historical perspective. The Essay Contest scholarship is sponsored by Optimist International Foundation to give youth the opportunity to write about their own opinions regarding the world in which they live. Optimist International Essay Contest ... (gold, silver and bronze), a certificate for their placing, an Essay Contest pin, and a $25 gift card. An At-large student may not have competed in an Optimist International or District contest in the same year. The Optimist Club of Champaign-Urbana, #12064, is encouraging area students to contemplate the phrase "Is Optimism the Key to Achieving the Dreams you iMagine?" This contest requires students under the age of 18 who have not yet graduated from high school or the equivalent to compose a 700- to 800-word essay around a central idea. Optimist International Scholarship Flyer.

District Essay Contest Entry Form To Be Completed By the Club Contest Chair This form is to be sent with the Club winner’s essay, copy of their birth certificate or passport and entry fee (if applicable) to the District Essay Chair to be received no later than February 28, 2019. The student, who is educated in the United States, Canada or the Caribbean must compose a 700 to 800 word essay around a central idea. Certificates were also presented for Honorable Mention for Nyomi Hall (absent from the meeting), Kiara Moton, Jade Bolton, and Nathan Snedigar, along with an Essay Contest pin and a $10 gift card for each.

This contest is open to students under the age 19 as of October 1, 2019 of the current Optimist International year (October 1 – September 30) and who are not enrolled as a degree seeking student of a post-secondary institution.