About the DC Gator Club Scholarships:
The DC Gator Club awards scholarships to eligible University of Florida (UF) students throughout the year. There are two types of scholarships offered:
(1) The J. Richard Sewell Intern Scholarship
This scholarship is made possible by a combination of DC Gator Club general funds and a generous endowment established by the DC Gator Club many years ago to support students participating in internships in Washington DC, in honor of J. Richard Sewell, a former DC Gator Club president. This fund is held and maintained by the University of Florida Foundation in Gainesville, FL.
Undergraduate and graduate students who are spending the semester in the Washington, D.C. area are welcome to apply. Preference is given to those with unpaid internships and who demonstrate some type of financial need. A scholarship will be awarded to top students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement, community involvement, professional promise and a strong commitment to the Gator Nation. To apply, click on the APPLY NOW button below, and submit an unofficial transcript to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline for the Spring 2018 Semester Scholarship: January 28, 2018
(2) The DC Hometown Scholarship
Offered once per year to eligible graduating high school students from the D.C. area who have been accepted and confirmed to attend UF. Student must reside in the capital region to qualify and be a confirmed future student at the university.
Application Dates: Reach out to email@example.com for more information on annual application deadlines.
Donate to Scholarships
Please consider donating to our DC Gators Scholarship Fund! 100% of Donations go towards our Club Scholarships
The Scholarship Review Committee – This Committee is comprised of a variety of UF alumni living in the capital region who have signed up with the club to review and score scholarship applications based on numerous criteria.
The alumni serving on this Committee play an important role in the fair evaluation of all student scholarship applications.
Scholarship Funds – Using proceeds from game watch parties, member donations and Virginia Gold Cup, the DC Gator Club provides scholarships to eligible, in-need current UF students who are interning here in Washington, D.C. different parts of the year with a focus on summer.
CLUB Scholarship Recipients
For more information on DC Gator Scholarships, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.