Enter to practice or sharpen your writing skills and win up to $2,500 in College Scholarship 💰
Read the rules and complete the application to enter the contest.
Winners may be ask to read their essay in an Optimist event if selected. We love to make our stars ⭐️ shine!
Topic for the 2019-20 school year is:
"Is Optimism the Key to Achieving the Dreams you Imagine?"
"Imagine" represents the organization's theme for 2019-2020 and it is written as shown for branding purposes. It does not replace the linguistic interpretation, intent, or spelling of the word "imagine or Imagine". As such, contestants are free to use the correct spelling for any contest or communications without penalty.
Who can enter: Youth under the age of 19 as of October 1, 2019 (and is not enrolled as a degree seeking student of a post-secondary institution) in the United States, Canada or the Caribbean. There is no minimum age.
How to enter: email your completed application and essay to
Club winners advance to the District contest to compete for a $2,500 college scholarship. The District-level scholarships are funded by the Optimist International Foundations.
Download and complete your application HERE
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