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January 27, 2021   941.861.8606
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Supervisor of elections invites scholarship applications

SARASOTA, FL - Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner is accepting applications for a $1,200 scholarship to be awarded by the Florida Supervisors of Elections (FSE) in 2021.

The FSE is offering a total of three scholarships to eligible college/university juniors or seniors enrolled or accepted as full-time students in an accredited Florida university or college.

To be eligible, an applicant must:

· be either a political science, public or business administration, or journalism/mass communication major;
· have finished two years of junior college or undergraduate work and be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in a senior college or university in Florida;
· have been a bona fide resident of Florida for at least two years preceding the academic year for which the application is made, and
· be registered to vote in the county where applying for the scholarship.

Additional eligibility requirements are listed on the application and in the scholarship guidelines, which are available online at . Applications may also be picked up at any one of the following supervisor of elections offices:

Ø Sarasota County Terrace Building, 101 S Washington Blvd, 7th Floor, Sarasota
Ø R.L. Anderson Administration Building, 4000 Tamiami Trail South, Venice
Ø Biscayne Plaza, 13640 Tamiami Trail, North Port

Completed applications must be received by Friday, March 26 and may be delivered in person or by mail to: Supervisor of Elections, PO Box 4194, Sarasota, FL 34230-4194. For more information, call 941.861.8606.