Optimist International

North Texas District 38

By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids.

2019 Essay Contest


The Essay contest requires students under 19 as of October 1, 2018 and who are educated in the United States, Canada or the Caribbean to compose a 700 to 800 word essay around a central idea. The contest is designed to develop writing and critical thinking skills.


One scholarship of $2,500 per District is awarded by Optimist International each year. For more information, click here.


The application form can be found here

Our North Texas District Chair is Tracy Hargrove.  You may reach her at hargrove4@att.net or 325-669-2081

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