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Published on Friday, February 12, 2021

Lake County Supervisor of Elections Announces Scholarship Opportunity

Lake County Supervisor of Elections Announces Scholarship Opportunity

Tavares, FL – Lake County Supervisor of Elections, Alan Hays, announces scholarships available through the Florida Supervisors of Elections (FSE).  Local college or university students may apply for one of the three $1,200 scholarships to be awarded across the state.

To be eligible for the FSE Scholarship the applicant shall: 

  • Be registered to vote.

  • Be a Florida resident for the preceding two years.

  • Be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in a senior college or university in Florida.

  • Have finished two years of junior college or undergraduate work (enough credits for enrollment as a junior).

  • Have maintained a “C” average or above for the previous year.

  • Be either a Political Science, Public/Business Administration, or Journalism/Mass Communications major.

Additional guidelines and eligibility requirements are outlined in the FSE Scholarship packet.  Packets are available at the Lake County Supervisor of Elections Office: 1898 E. Burleigh Blvd. in Tavares, or may be downloaded below.

Students may submit their application to P.O. Box 457, Tavares, FL 32778. The application deadline is Friday, March 26, 2021. Applicants will be interviewed by the Supervisor of Elections.  One student from each county will be selected for submission to the FSE Scholarship Committee for consideration.  The winners will be announced and recognized at the 2021 FSE Summer Conference. 

The Florida Supervisors of Elections (FSE) is a professional membership organization that consists of all Supervisors of Elections from Florida’s 67 Counties.  “I am proud to be a member of this organization and am excited about the scholarship opportunities available.  I strongly encourage local, eligible students to apply,” commented Hays.

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