The Florida Supervisors of Elections Association is offering four $1,200 scholarships for college juniors and seniors. The deadline to apply is March 10.
PINELLAS COUNTY — The Florida Supervisors of Elections Association (FSE) is offering four $1,200 scholarships for college juniors and seniors, and the deadline to apply is March 10.
“Supervisors of Elections in Florida recognize the importance of encouraging young people to embark on careers in public service, and this scholarship is intended to help support students on that journey,” said Julie Marcus, Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections.
Applicants must be registered Florida voters and have lived in the state for at least the preceding two years. Applicants must be either a Political Science, Public Administration, Business Administration or Journalism/Mass Communication major and be at least a junior in college.
Students must be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in a senior college or university in Florida and have at least a “C” average or above for the previous year.
The deadline to apply for a scholarship is March 10. Applications are available online at VotePinellas.gov/Scholarships or may be picked up at any of the three Supervisor of Elections offices at 315 Court St., Room 117, Clearwater; 13001 Starkey Rd., Largo or 501 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg.
Completed applications must be submitted to the Elections office of the county in which the applicant is registered to vote. Each county will select one finalist to send to the FSE Scholarship Committee for consideration.