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Optimist International Oratorical Contest

Scholarship Deadline: March 15, 2017
Scholarship Value: $2,500
Number of Scholarships - 90

Optimist International Oratorical Scholarship Eligibility:

Who: Students under the age of 19 who have not yet graduated from high school or the equivalent and who are educated in the United States, Canada or the Caribbean.

How To Enter: Interested students submit a speech on the pre-assigned topic to their local Optimist Club. To find out the contact in your area, please e-mail the Programs Department at


The deadline to enter is determined by the sponsoring Optimist Club. All Club-level contests are typically held by late March.