Neathery West Side Optimist Scholarship

Congratulations! 2017 Optimist Essay WinnersTopic: Chasing Optimism in the Face of Challenges


Deadline is in late December
An $850 educational scholarship will be awarded annually to the authors of the top Apprentice Ecologist essay in the Apprentice Ecologist Initiative™. This tax-free and merit-based scholarship is available to any full or part-time student (aged 13 to 21) who is a candidate for a degree/diploma at a primary, secondary, or accredited post-secondary educational institution from any country around the world.

Essay Scholarships offer students an opportunity to stand out based on their writing. You are evaluated by how you put your thoughts on paper and not on your GPA or community service. The essay competition represents an opportunity for creative students, those with good ideas and those capable of in depth research to stand out.


Deadline is in early October
AES Engineering offers scholarships to students to help them pay for their education.
Students will be judged on their essay.

3) 2017 Optimist Oratorical Scholarship Competition

Congratulations to the 2017 HS Optimist Oratorical Contest Winners.
This year’s topic was: What the World Gains From Optimism.
Male category:
1st Jonathan Koby – $250 club scholarship, medallion, competes at district competition on May 6th for $2,500 scholarship
2nd Jake Weber – medallion

Optimist International Essay Contest

The contest is open to students under the age of 18 as of October 1, 2015. There is no minimum age. A contestant is eligible to enter/compete in only one Optimist Oratorical contest during a contest year. Each contestant shall prepare his or her own speech. The contestant may receive advice in the preparation of the speech and may make minor changes or improvements in the speech at any time. A student who has won a District Oratorical scholarship is not eligible to compete at any level of the competition again.

Essay Contest – Centerville Noon Optimist

Please see the application form attached for consideration for one of the Optimist Club or Optimist Foundation scholarships.


Deadline: Varies by district
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).

2016-2017 Optimist International Essay Contest


Deadline is in late March
The Electronic Security Association maintains the Youth Scholarship Program, which will award scholarships to two children of active-duty police officers and firefighters. The first place winner will receive $7,500 to put toward their college education and the second place winner will receive $2,500. Awards are based on a combination of academic achievement, national test scores, extracurricular participation and an essay titled, “What it means to me to have my parent or guardian involved in securing our community.”


Optimist Scholarship Foundation - Houston, TX


Deadline is in mid January
If you’re looking for a college scholarship that is based solely on your ability to write here it is. The American Mensa Education & Research Foundation college scholarship program is based on essays written by you, no grades, academic programs or financial need issues are considered.

In 1960 Optimists from Baytown and Houston formed the Harris County Youth Scholarship Foundation

- This program is no longer being offered.
Deadline is in mid May
The Samsung Techwin America Scholarship is for high school students. To enter applicants must submit a 300 word essay on: How will technology enable the collaboration process in the future?

Application for scholarships, Essay contest, Oratorical Contest, Childhood Cancer, fundraising and Optimist Creed

- This program is no longer being offered.
Deadline is in early June
Make your grandchildren rich, at least in theory. This essay scholarship asks you imagine that you could bury something in your backyard that would make your heirs wealthy.

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Deadline is in mid January
In order to compete in the Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship Awards, students are asked to write a one-page essay indicating why they are interested in a career in government service. Include in the essay any inspiration to be derived from the leadership of George Washington in his famous crossing of the Delaware.

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Deadline is in late June
The Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship is for high school seniors and college students with an interest in the automotive field and financial need. In addition to the eligibility requirements listed below, you need to write an essay describing your career goals and objectives for the next five years.