The Dolphin Athletics Club designates scholarships to graduating seniors at Gulf Shores High School who have demonstrated excellence in athletics, leadership & community service, and whose parents or guardians are members of the Dolphin Athletics Club.

To be eligible, the student must plan to continue his/her education at a public/private college or vocational school.  Awarded amount will be determined by the number of qualified applicants we have. 


Scholarship Guidelines

  • Parents/Guardians must be members of the Dolphin Athletics Club and have a minimum of 20 service hours with the club during the previous 12 months prior to the scholarship deadline. Qualifying service hours are hours worked by the parents or guardians during DAC sponsored events (Wharf Concert Series, Annual Draw Down, Rib and Butt Sales, etc.)  Hours worked supporting a specific sport or coach do not count for DAC hours.

  • Student must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average.

  • Student must show participation in extracurricular activities, community service, and work experience.

  • Student must have applied to and plan to attend a two or four-year college or vocational school in the fall of 2016.  All scholarship payments are made to the college/school.

  • Student must write a one-page essay on the following subject:  How my involvement in athletics at Gulf Shores High School has helped me to be a team participant and prepared me to be a team player in all areas of my life.”

  • Applications must be complete, including letters of recognition from one teacher & one coach.

  • Applications and deadlines will be made available later in the school year.

All applications should be dropped off in the GSHS office in a sealed envelope marked “Dolphin Athletics Club”. 


If you have any questions, please contact us.

Dolphin Athletic Club

PO Box 5002

Gulf Shores, AL 36547


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