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Election Association Offers Scholarships

Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 1:33 am

Polk County Supervisor of Elections Lori Edwards announced today that the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections, (FSASE), will award three $1,200 scholarships to Florida students in 2018. Applicants must be:
– Registered to vote in the State of Florida
– Enrolled as a full-time student in a senior college or university in Florida
– Majoring in political science, public or business administration, or journalism/mass communications
Applicants must also possess at least a “C” average for the previous year, demonstrate financial need, and be available for an interview in the county where they are registered to vote.
“Interested students should contact the Supervisor of Elections in their county of residence to request an application packet,” said Ms. Edwards. Polk County residents may contact Lori Edwards at 863-534-5888, or by email at For assistance contacting Supervisors of Elections in other Florida counties, consult your voter information card, or visit the FSASE webpage,
The deadline to return the scholarship application, which includes two letters of recommendation, is March 29th 2018.