ACADEMY OPTIMIST CLUB ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIP CONTESTS FOR EL PASO COUNTY STUDENTS
El Paso County college students seeking to earn scholarships might now take part within the Academy Optimist Membership’s scholarship contests.
Optimist Worldwide holds annual oratorical and essay contests, and sponsors three contests for college kids to earn cash and pursue alternatives in greater schooling: the oratorical contest, a communication contest for the deaf and exhausting of listening to (CCDHH) and an essay contest.
Contests are performed at a membership degree, then zone and regional (if essential), and on the district degree. District-level scholarships are funded by the Optimist Worldwide Foundations and awarded by Optimist Worldwide.
The 2018-2019 oratorical contest matter is “Is there a high-quality line between optimism and actuality?” Contact Ronda Riley, oratorical contest chairperson, at [email protected] for info relating to places and dates, and another questions.
The communication contest for the deaf and exhausting of listening to offers a chance for younger people who find themselves deaf or exhausting of listening to to speak in a public discussion board whereas growing precious expertise and confidence. The scholars write and current a speech on the subject chosen yearly by Optimist Worldwide. The contestants can current in signal language or orally to the judges and viewers. The 2018-2019 matter can be “Is there a high-quality line between optimism and actuality?”
The Optimist Worldwide Basis yearly funds a $2,500 scholarship for every Optimist Worldwide District. The Colorado/Wyoming District donates an extra $2,500 to the Basis with a purpose to present a second scholarship. Contact Al Shea, CCDHH contest chairperson, at [email protected] for info relating to places, dates, and different questions.
The 2018-2019 essay contest matter is, “When all of the world’s issues are solved, is optimism nonetheless essential?” Please contact Carol Sales space, essay contest chairperson, at [email protected] to acquire the handle to mail the essay and software type and another required paperwork. All functions and essays should be acquired by Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 at her handle.
All types could also be downloaded from optimist.org. Click on on “Key Assets,” choose “Varieties,” then scroll to “Scholarship Contest Varieties and Planning Guides.”
Extra info is obtainable relating to scholarship quantities and contest tips on the Academy Optimist Membership web site, academyclub.org.