Optimist International Oratorical Contest

Award Amount


Application Deadline

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Awarded By

Optimist International

Award Amount

Each district will award either: two $2,500 scholarships or a first-place scholarship of $2,500, a second-place scholarship of $1,500, and a third-place scholarship of $1,000. All awards are non-renewable.


The number of awards vary depending on how many districts participate. Last year, 53 awards were given.

Deadline Info

Program information has not yet been finalized for the 2015-2016 academic year. Information shown here is tentative based on last year's information. Please check back in October 2015 for refreshed pr ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.