The topics for the Optimist International Scholarship competitions have been announced:
Essay"The Internet: Today's Evolution or Tomorrow's Menace"
Oratorical & CCDHH"The Internet: Cyber Communication - Progress or Problem?"
Clubs are free to run a club-level competition to select winners to move on to the applicable Zone, Regional and District level competions. Clubs can award monetary awards of up to $500 per winner for each competition.
There are club level planning guides available for each competition:
- Club Program Planning Guide - 2009-10 Essay Competition
- Club Program Planning Guide - 2009-10 Oratorical Competition
- Club Program Planning Guide - 2009-10 CCDHH Competition
All materials for club competitions can be purchased from Corall Group by visiting www.canadianoptimist.com, or by calling toll-free 1-866-739-9555 or by faxing an order to 514-739-7558.