Rules of Eligibility

Determine who can apply. 


Read below to discover who is eligible for the Gene Doyle Adventure Scholarship

Any Collier County, FL student in their Junior or Senior year of high school or first year of college between the ages of 16 and 21 at the date of application are eligible to apply for the adventure scholarship. Note: You must be a junior, senior or college freshman at the time of application.

Applicants must attend or have graduated from a Collier County, Florida high school.

All applicants must be Collier County residents who are avid dreamers with a taste for high adventure and a love of life and nature that inspires those around them.


Fishing Tournament   Co-Chairs

Mary Payne (239)398-5219

Rebecca Vaccariello (518)461-4050


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Fishing Tournament

The 23rd Annual Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament which will forever be knows as The Gene Doyle COVID Virtual Tournament.

The tournament will be held October 1 to October 20, 2020 with fishing whenever and wherever the anglers wish to fish.

No entry fee.

Adventure Scholarship

Application Deadline: Friday, March 6, 2020

Finalist Interviews: Thursday, April 23, 2020

Winners Announced: Friday, April 24, 2020