Recruitment Visits

The Executive Director will be traveling the state to various colleges and universities to speak with students interested in applying to the Gubernatorial Fellows program. Please click the “Events” tab for scheduled recruitment sessions at your university. If you have any questions, please contact: Kim McClure, Executive Director, at [email protected] Applications for the 2017-2018 class is […]

Congratulations to Class XII

Class XII recently began their Florida Gubernatorial Fellowship.  Meet the new Fellows here.

Congratulations to Class XI Fellow Rachel Smith

Rachel was awarded the Governor Rick Scott Washington, D.C. Award for Outstanding Leadership last month at the Governor’s mansion. This award is given to one Fellow who is granted a six month extension of their Fellowship in the Executive Office of the Governor’s Federal Relations office in Washington, D.C. Congratulations on your hard work, Rachel!

Congratulations to Class XI Fellow Spence Purnell

Spence was awarded the Jeb Bush award last month at the annual Gubernatorial Fellows reception at the Governor’s Mansion. His project proposal was titled, “The State’s First Comprehensive Inter-Agency Data Sharing Platform: An Initiative to Leverage State Data Into Innovation.” The Jeb Bush Award, named for a former Governor and founder of the Gubernatorial Fellows […]

Congratulations to Class XI Fellow Natalie Bonus

Current Florida Gubernatorial Fellow Natalie Bonus was recently featured in the Florida State College of Social Sciences Engage newsletter for winning the Congressman Jason and Kelly Altmire Student Achievement in Public Health Policy Award.  The award is presented each year in recognition of academic success, internship experience, demonstrated ambition, leadership, and community service. See the story on page […]

Congratulations to Class XI

Class XI recently started their Florida Gubernatorial Fellowship.  Meet the new Fellows here.

Updated Timeline and Regional Interview Schedule

Please see the FAQ page here for the updated timeline and dates on regional interviews for class XI.

Congratulations Andrew Ketchel!

Congratulations to Class VII Florida Gubernatorial Fellow Andrew Ketchel, who was recently named a new 30 under 30 rising star in Florida politics by the Saint Petersburg Blog. Andrew joins former Gubernatorial Fellow Adam Giery from class VI who was named to the list in 2012. See Andrew’s profile here.

Updated Timeline

Due to an increase in the number of applications for class X the timeline and interview schedule has been updated.  Please see the revised timeline here.

Deadline to Apply for Class XI is now March 15th

The deadline to apply for the Florida Gubernatorial Fellowship has been extended. Please make sure all submissions such as applications, transcripts, and letters of recommendation are postmarked or submitted electronically by 11:59pm on Sunday, March 15th.  Click here to apply today!