Optimal Scholarships

To further our mission to make higher education more accessible, Optimal launched its needs-based scholarship program in 2010. Each year, we give away $250,000 of our profit to 50 recipients with high financial need and strong career aspirations.

Annual Amount

$5,000 for each scholarship available

Additional Selection Criteria

Community College Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Students enrolled at a public community college, junior college, technical college, or city college, and working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree at the associate’s level or a first-time bachelor’s level.

Military Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Students who are veterans or active members of the U.S. military and are enrolled at a private or public educational institution, and working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree.

Undergraduate Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduate students enrolled at a private or public educational institution, and working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree at the associate’s level or a first-time bachelor’s level.

Graduate Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Graduate students enrolled at a private or public educational institution, and working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree at the post-bachelor’s level.


Application Process

For application, go to:  https://www.optimal.com/scholarships and click on the link to the scholarship you are interested in.

Deadline

September 30, 2020

For the application or more information go to:
https://www.optimal.com/scholarships