We are part of optimist international, an organization serving children and youth for 100 years our club runs an essay contest for high school students in our community this is a two tier competition with scholarships available this year's topic and rules are available here. The optimist international essay contest is sponsored by optimist international you must enter the contest through your local optimist club (each club has their own deadlines, however, all club contest are done by early february. Applicants compete at the club, district and international level district winners receive a $2,500 scholarship scoring is based on organization, vocabulary and style, grammar and punctuation, neatness and adherence to the contest rules. 2018-19 scholarship contests optimist international sponsors three scholarship contests for students to earn money to pursue opportunities in higher education: the communication contest for the deaf and hard of hearing (ccdhh), the essay contest and the oratorical contest.
Nc west district essay contest first sponsored in 1983, the essay contest awards $10,000 annually in scholarships each optimist international district conducts competitions beginning at the club level for youth under the age of 19 who are in the 10th, 11th or 12th grades (grades 11-13 in the caribbean only. Essays are being accepted for the 2017-18 club level essay contest the contest is open to students under age 18 as of october 1, 2017 this contest is sponsored by optimist international to give young people their own views around a central idea. The dearborn optimist generally meet on the second (2nd) wednesday of each month (see calendar below for dates) the wednesday meeting is a noon lunch format followed by a program the wednesday meeting is a noon lunch format followed by a program.
The oswegoland optimist club is excited to announce our annual essay contest the entry form provides all the details of the essay and who to submit it to, which is due february 1, 2018 monetary awards will be given for first place ($150), second place ($125), and third place ($100), along with a medallion for each winner. An essay may be written in either english, french, or spanish if the language used is an official language of the country in which the sponsoring club is located. Local optimist club to sponsor essay contest for students the prior lake - savage optimist club is encouraging area students to contemplate the phrase “can society function without respect” as part of the optimist international essay contest for 2018. Midwestern ontario district of optimist international is an association optimist clubs from the west around the london area to the east to about guelph, stretching from lake erie to the bruce peninsula, dedicated to “bringing out the best in kids. The optimist club offers several college scholarships to entering freshmen through the club as well as through optimist international some scholarships are given to winners of various contests such as oratorical and essay while others are given based on need, academics and service to the community.
The optimist club of van wert is encouraging area students to contemplate the phrase “can society function without respect” as part of the optimist international essay contest for the 2017-2018 school year. Club winners will advance to the district contest to compete for a scholarship award the district winner will receive a $2,500 scholarship each district winner is automatically entered into the international essay contest where a panel of judges selects the top three essays. Thank you to all the clubs for holding an essay contest and submitting your winners to advance to the district level this is a wonderful opportunity for us to help the youth who are pursuing their education beyond high school. Optimist international has developed a series of news releases that clubs and districts can use in connection with their participation in international programs below are sample news releases that clubs and districts can use to promote their essay contests. Optimist international is a worldwide volunteer organization made up of more than 2,500 local clubs whose members work each day to make the future brighter by bringing out the best in children, in their communities, and in themselves.
Camarillo noontime optimist club in camarillo is a community association dedicated to building a better community through neighborhood programs and civic engagement support of junior optimist octagon international(jooi) clubs at local schools annual optimist youth essay contest. Essay scholarship contest topic: when all the world’s problems are solved, is optimism still necessary 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. Again this year the glen lake optimist club will be sponsoring an essay contest the topic for this years contest is when all the worlds problems are solved, is optimism still necessarythe deadline for this years application is 12/20/2018 with the essay having to be postmarked before 12/30/2018. Air date, and communication optimist international 2015-2016 optimist international essay contest org topic for the topic for the optimist international to the essay contest, 2011 if a local club contests, supplying optimists by optimist international in the facts /paying for the age of a priority.
Welcome to the cicero-north syracuse optimist club website optimist international essay & oratorical contest information please see page 5 thanks cns optimist club website designed at homestead™ get a website and list your business. But for a true optimist experience, you need to look beyond your local club there is a world of optimist opportunities at zone, district, region, and international levels there are also personal growth and involvement opportunities you should explore as well. The optimist international essay contest is divided into two levels of competition: club and district 2 contestants must enter through a local optimist club 3 contestants must compose an original essay with limited guidance from others webster’s dictionary. Optimist international club activities: junior optimist octagon international: optimist international essay contest: communication contest for the deaf and hard of hearing: youth appreciation: internet safety: ©2011 central city optimist club | design by hive business center.