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Optimist Scholarship Program

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2023 Optimist Scholars, Red Hawk Golf and Resort, Sparks, Nevada

Trade Scholarships for Ages 16-20

The Optimist Club of Reno Scholarship Program offers five (5) $1000 scholarships to students enrolled in northern Nevada recognized trade schools.

 

Applicant Qualifications:

▪ Be at least sixteen(16) years of age and not older than 20 years of age
▪ Be a legal citizen of the fifty (50) United States
▪ Currently enrolled in a trade school or CTE recognized program in a high school.

Applications must include:
▪ On-line Scholarship Application
▪ Recommendation from a CTE teacher, employer, counselor or school administrator

 

Optimist will contact recommender

(requires email address of student's recommender)
▪ Official Copy of (current) School Transcript
▪ Applicant Photo

Deadline: March 15th, 2024 at 11:59 pm
Pacific Standard Time

College Scholarships for 8th Graders

The Optimist Club of Reno offers six (6) $2000 college scholarships to students enrolled in northern Nevada institutions of higher education. .

Applicant Qualifications:
▪ Be thirteen (13) years of age
▪ Be legal citizens of the fifty (50) United States
▪ Be currently enrolled in a Nevada middle school in the 8th grade

 

Applications must include:
▪ Scholarship Application
▪ Recommendation letter from a teacher or school administrator
▪ Student 700-800 word essay on the
Optimism: How It Connects Us
▪ Official Copy of School Transcript
▪ Resume of Awards, Extracurricular Activities and Services
▪ School Picture

Deadline: new date March 15th, 2024 at 11:59 pm
Pacific Standard Time

 

Essays may also be submitted to the annual Optimist Essay Contest to advance in District and International competitions.

 

Deadline: February 3rd, 2024

Activate your Scholarship

Use this form to:

  1. accept scholarship

  2. request scholarship funds

  3. request reimbursement

  4. submit community service hours.

Photos of recipients coming soon.

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