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Deadline to apply for San-Cap Optimist Club college scholarship is Friday

By Staff | Jun 4, 2010

The Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club is pleased to offer one four-year college scholarship to a graduating senior in the Lee County schools. 

The scholarship is $1,250 per year (or $5,000 total). The competition is open all graduating seniors.

Applications are available at most Lee County high schools (see your guidance councilor), at the Sanibel City Hall, SanCap Community Bank, F.I.S.H. and Bailey’s General Store. Scholarship applications must be postmarked no later than Friday, June 11. The scholarship committee plans to make the final selection later in June. 

Applicants should be aware that academic records, financial need, extracurricular activities and civic/community service records are integral parts of the selection criteria. The application package gives exact procedures.