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Association of Supervisors of Elections Offers Three $1,200 Scholarships to College-Bound Seniors

| January 11, 2016

2016-scholarshipEach year the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections awards three $1,200 scholarships to Florida students statewide. The association is doing so again this year. The deadline is March 14.

Applications for this scholarship now are available online.

“What a great opportunity for Flagler County students pursuing a degree in pursuing a degree in Political Science, Public or Business Administration or Journalism and Mass Communication,” Kaiti Lenhart, Flagler County supervisor of elections, said.

To be eligible for the FSASE Scholarship the student applicant shall:

1. Be either a Political Science/Public or Business Administration or Journalism/Mass Communication major.
2. Be a citizen of the United States.
3. Have been a bona fide resident of Florida for two years preceding the academic year for which an application is made.
4. Be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in a senior college or university in Florida. No postgraduate or second-degree students.
5. Have finished two years of junior college or undergraduate work (enough credits for enrollment as a junior).
6. Submit two current letters of recommendation: one from the college or university last attended or graduated from; and one from a citizen of good standing in the community.
7. Submit a resume of your high school and/or college activities as well as what you have done for your community.
8. Demonstrate a financial need and furnish a financial statement, which shows what your own contribution is to your educational expenses. (Student does not have to submit an official form, can just send a statement of their financial need.)
9. Have maintained a “C” average or above for the previous year.
10. Be available for personal interview by the Supervisor of Elections in the county where you are registered to vote.
11. BE REGISTERED TO VOTE. (Written verification required by Supervisor submitting application where you are registered to vote.)

Eligibility requirements are detailed in the online application. Call (386) 313-4170 for more information.

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