Dewey W. Knight Jr. Scholarship Award

Applicants are competing for a scholarship up to $750, and no less than $500.  Students must be currently enrolled and seeking a degree from a College or University in South Florida.  Individuals must demonstrate a commitment to public service, through voluntary community work or other participation in community organizations or activities.  Students with demonstrated financial need will be given preference. The scholarship will be awarded at the 2022 ASPA Best Practices Conference on February 18, 2022.

Required Application Materials


  1. Proof of current enrollment in a College or University in South Florida.
  2. Unofficial academic transcripts demonstrating a GPA of 3.0 or greater.
  3. One (1) letter of recommendation from a professor or supervisor.
  4. Completed application form.

The deadline for submission is January 15th, 2022 at 5:00 PM.  Application materials can be submitted as a single PDF via email to

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact email

Download Application for 2022 Knight Scholarship here.