Since “We Believe Our Children are Our Future” The Centerville Noon Optimist Club provides several scholarship opportunities for local youth.


Memorial Scholarship Information and Application

We offer a $2,000 Educational Assistance Award to be applied toward tuition at an institution offering an advanced degree upon completion of an accredited program. The scholarship is renewable for a 2nd year with a continued financial need and a freshman GPA of at least a 3.0.

The qualifications for the Award are as follows:

  1. Be a resident of Centerville/Washington Township
  2. Have a strong record of participation in community service activities
  3. Be a graduating senior who will attend an accredited college/universtiy offering a two or four year degree
  4. Possess a financial need as affirmed by the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

To apply, please complete the application in the link below. Mail the completed application by April 1st to:

Award Selection Committee
Centerville Noon Optimists
P.O. Box 750492
Dayton, OH 45475-0492

Skilled Trades Scholarship Information and Application

The Skilled Trades Scholarship requires a Counselor’s recommendation with an emphasis on financial need and a desire to pursue a degree in the student’s chosen trade.  In addition to financial assistance, each student will have two mentors.  The scholarship provides up to $1,000.00 per semester for up to six semesters ($6,000 total) at Sinclair Community College, sufficient for an Associate Degree, or a one-time award of $2,500 to a specific trade school such as Hobart School of Welding. Applications must be submitted by April 1 of the current school year.

This application has two parts. In order for the student to be considered, both the student and the student’s counselor must fill out their portions of the application.

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