Scholarships

Riverside Optimist2015-16-president-theme-1-hires Club

October 1, 2016

The Riverside Optimist Club offers two scholarship opportunities:

1) The Brad and Portia Stevens scholarship awards $1,000.00 a year for four years. Students applying must have a 3.0 or higher high school GPA to be eligible. They must also submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) documents with your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and your Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) or American College Test (ACT) scores. To continue to receive this scholarship you must maintain an annual 3.0 GPA and submit activity letters and transcripts to the club each quarter or semester.

2) A one year, $1,000.00, scholarship is also offered to students that have a 2.5 or higher high school GPA. They must also submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) documents with your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and your Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) or American College Test (ACT) scores.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

1) Two letters of recommendation (one must be from a teacher or school official).
2) Attach Student Aid Report (SAR) showing your Estimated Family Contribution (EFC).
3) High School and/or College transcripts, SAT or ACT.
4) Essay as described in application.
5) Signature on Application.
Mail and Postmark by February 28th to:

Riverside Optimist Club
6911 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, Ca. 92506
Direct any questions or inquiries to Donna Wolfe dwolfe1948@aol.com 951-236-8660.

Application can be found at the link below.

2017-Scholarship Application