Optimist Scholarship Endowments
Optimist Club of Calgary William J. Cummer Scholarship Available at the Calgary Foundation
This scholarship was established in recognition of the 70th anniversary of the Optimist Club of Calgary and long standing member, William Cummer for his service and contributions to the Club. The award is sent to the appropriate university and applied directly to the recipient’s tuition.
For students who are Calgary residents and Canadian citizens entering their final year of study in a multi-year certificate, degree or diploma program, demonstrating volunteerism, service to youth, and leadership. Students must be in need of financial support and have good academic standing. Preference given to students from the Calgary area. At least one award of $2,500; possibly, a second award of $1500.
2019 Entry DEADLINE: June 30, midnight: APPLY HERE
William J. Cummer Scholarship Winners 2018
- Mr. Alexander Gall – Has been selected as a 2018 recipient of the Optimist Club William J. Cummer Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 based on the leadership, volunteerism, dedication to youth, and financial need! Alexander is a student at the University of Calgary.
- Ms. Michelle Tomaszewski – Has been selected as a 2018 recipient of the Optimist Club William J. Cummer Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 based on the leadership, volunteerism, dedication to youth, and financial need. Michelle is a student at the University of Alberta.
Optimist Club of Calgary Diamond Anniversary Scholarship available at Mount Royal University
- Academic achievement
- Extracurricular activities: community involvement directed toward youth
2019 Entry DEADLINE: March 01: APPLY HERE
Optimist Club of Calgary Golden Anniversary Scholarship available at SAIT
Number of Scholarships per year: One
Third or fourth semester
Not to be the recipient of another major award
- How to Apply:
- All students enrolled in a SAIT program can now apply online:
- Log into ca
- Click on the myStudent tab
- Under Finance Information, click on Online Student Awards Application Form
- Please note: A student must be registered and accepted into a SAIT program with a Student ID and password to log into ca
- How to Apply:
2018 Entry DEADLINE: November 28: APPLY HERE