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Essay

SWIS District Youth Programs > Essay Contest


Topic for the 2018-19 School Year is: 

"When All the World's Problems are Solved, is Optimism Still Necessary".

 Date:        Saturday, May 10-11,2019

                     (SWIS Contest Award Received)

 Awards:   1st Place Winner Receives $2,500 Scholarship

Eligibility Update:  Contestants under the age of 18 as of October 1, 2018 and have not yet graduated from high school or the equivalent.  Interested students submit their essay on the topic to their local optimist clubs. 
 
Sponsoring:    
 The district winner is sponsored by a club. The Essay Contest scholarship is sponsored by Optimist International Foundation to give youth the opportunity to write about their own opinions regarding the world in which they live. The approach can encompass a young personal experience, the experience of their country or a more historical perspective. 

 Requirements:  Essays need to be between 700 - 800 words.  ( Applications with contest rules must be submitted to your local club)

 

Schedule:         All Club-level contests are held by early February. Student submissions will not be accepted after the Club-level contests have closed.  Club winners must be submitted to SWIS District Chair by:  February 28, 2018..

  

Contact Info:  Co-Chairs

                       
Josh Zaidel            joshzaidel@me.com                   
                           1902 N Commerce Street, #502
                           Milwaukee, WI   53212

                           Work  phone:            
262-993-2516 
                         

Parents and Students:    Essay Application


Application Information:          Optimist International Essay Scholarship

SWIS District Deadline:  Submit winner to Optimist International by April 2019.

  

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