Smokin'Notes offers scholarship opportunities available to all undergraduate UF students each year.

To Apply

Just write a quick essay that answers this question:
What’s your favorite thing about being a Florida Gator? Your submission should be no more than 500 words. (Just a few paragraphs is fine.)

Award Criteria & Eligibility

All entrants will be evaluated based on the brief essay (under 500 words) described above. Winners will be announced on this page and on the Smokin'Notes Facebook page.

All entrants must be current undergraduate students at the University of Florida (incoming freshmen and transfers included) and have at least 12 credits left to complete after the fall semester. The scholarship selection will NOT be awarded based on academic records of any kind.



1st Place: $1,000

One UF student will receive $1,000 cash to use toward tuition/books.


2nd Place: $500

One additional UF student will receive $500 in cash.

Previous Winners


1st Place


2nd Place

Complete the Application Below

Entry must be received on or before January 22, 2021.