Smokin'Notes 2020 Scholarship

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

To Apply
Just write a quick essay highlighting What's your favorite thing are about being a Florida Gator!
Your submission should be no more than 500 words (just a few paragraphs is fine).


1st place: $1,000
One UF student will receive $1,00 cash to use toward tuition/books.
2nd place: $500
One additional UF student will receive $500 in cash.

Previous Winners

1st Place ($1k): Ana Del Junco / Caroline B.
2nd place ($350): Olivia D / Priya Sabharaw
1st Place ($750): Bianca P. / Megan D.
2nd place ($350): Hannah C. / Nicky T.
1st Place ($500): Taylor Ullman
2nd place ($100): Alexis Brown

Award Criteria & Eligibility

  1. 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.
  2. 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.


  1. E-Mail your essay to scholarships[AT]SmokinNotes[DOT]com. ONLY e-mails will be accepted.
    • The subject of the e-mail must be "[your first name] [your last name] 2020 scholarship essay" (for example: Joan Smith 2020 scholarship essay).
    • The essay should be no longer than 500 words.
    • The essay may be included in the body of the e-mail OR attached as a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF document.
    • Entry must be received on or before October 30th, 2020.
  2. Complete the application below.



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