SOUTH TOMS RIVER OPTIMIST CLUB SCHOLARSHIP PDF Print E-mail

 

RULES & REQUIREMENTS FOR 2019 STR AREA OPTIMIST CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

 

WHO: any college bound high school senior or returning college student who is/was a student at TR South High School or a resident of Manitou Park in Berkeley Township.

 

WHAT: $500 scholarship

 

WHEN: spring 2019: submission date April 17, 2019

 


HOW: 1) Applicant’s original essay, 700 – 800 words, on the theme…“If All the World’s Problems Were Solved, Would Optimism Still Be Necessary?” 

Essay may not be published elsewhere prior to June 2019 and may be used by the STR Area Optimist Club, in whole or in part, for promotional purposes.

            2) Applicant’s current transcripts or GPA/grade report.

            Winning essay will be judged, 50% on essay content, 30% on literary skills, 20% on applicant’s overall academic performance; GPA, etc. A 5 point preference will be given to South Toms River or Manitou Park residents. Proof of acceptance to a college or university will be required before the scholarship will be issued to the winner.

            Essay must be double spaced, preferably typed or printed and must be submitted with the application and transcripts by email to or by USPS to STR Area Optimist Club 2018 Scholarship   16 Hummel Dr.   South Toms River, NJ 08757 and must be received by April 17, 2019.