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Description

College scholarship (district level) for young people through grade twelve in the U.S. and Canada, to CEGEP in Quebec and grade thirteen in the Caribbean. Students interested in participating must submit the results of an audiogram conducted no longer than twenty four months prior to the date of the contest from a qualified audiologist. Students must be certified to have a hearing loss of forty decibels or more and supported by the audiogram to be eligible to compete. Students attending either public school or schools providing special services are eligible to enter if criteria are met. The deadline to enter is determined by the sponsoring Club.

Amount Details

$2,500
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: USA or Canada
  • CheckmarkRestricted to applicants that have hearing disabilities
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students

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Contact Dana Thomas
Director of International Programs
programs@optimist.org
Tel: 800-500-8130 Address 4494 Lindell Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63108