The Optimist Club of Puslinch is once again offering scholarships to assist youth and families of the Township of Puslinch with educational expenses and to promote the Club as an organization committed to the advancement of education. This year three scholarships of $1000 each will be awarded to qualified applicants commencing in September 2020 for the 2020-2021 school year. This is the 19th year that the Club has offered the scholarship program. The three scholarships will be split into three streams.
One scholarship will be awarded to those students who are pursuing a university degree, one scholarship will be awarded to those students who are pursuing a community college degree, and one scholarship will be awarded to those students who are pursuing a vocational-technical apprenticeship/diploma.
To be eligible to apply for any of the scholarships the applicant must be; a resident of the Township of Puslinch; 21 years of age or younger in the year the award is given; entering their first year of post secondary education; and enrolled in either a university or a community college or a vocational-technical school or undertaking an apprenticeship.
The due date for this year’s submission is July 31, 2020.
For further information and application forms please go to our web site; www.optimistclubofpuslinch.com and go to programs/scholarship; contact your high school guidance department; or Don McKay (519) 822-2984, [email protected]