Communication Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Amount : $1,500

Within twelve years of winning award, applicant must be currently enrolled in a college, university or trade school to redeem the funds. Contest is open to young people through grade 12 in the U.S. and Canada, to CEGEP in Quebec and grade 13 in the Caribbean, who are recognized by their school as deaf or hear of hearing. Applicants attending either public school or schools providing special services are eligible to enter if criteria are met.

Key Facts

Type [?] : Contest
Award amount : $1,500
School specific [?] : No
Est. Deadline [?] : June 15
06/15/2024 (22 days left)
Application received [?] :
Total granted [?] : 53
Renewable : No
Need to repay : No
Required enrollment : College freshman
Separate Application is required :


Country : Canada; Jamaica; United States

Sponsor and Contact Information

Sponsor name : Optimist International
Sponsor website :
Sponsor address : 4494 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108 United States
Sponsor phone : 314 371-6000
Sponsor FAX : 314 371-6006
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  • Mika timura at Jan 23rd, 2013
    I wear hearing aids in both ears.
  • Mika timura at Jan 23rd, 2013
    I would like to apply for this scholarship. I am currently a high school senior. I will attend college in the fall to study biology going into pathology. Please advise me how to apply. Thank you, mika
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