Escambia County Supervisor of Elections David Stafford announced he will be accepting applications for a $1,200 college scholarship to be awarded this summer by the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections (FSASE) for the 2012 school year.
The scholarship is available to juniors or seniors attending an accredited Florida university or college, with a major in: political science, public or business administration, or journalism/mass communications. Among the requirements, students must have maintained a “C” average or above the previous year, demonstrate financial need and be registered to vote.
Copies of the application and full eligibility requirements may be downloaded from the Supervisor of Elections website at EscambiaVotes.com or may be picked up at the Elections Office, 213 Palafox Place, Second Floor. Completed applications must reach the Supervisor’s office by close of business March 19, 2012.
Mr. Stafford will forward one application with a written recommendation to the FSASE Scholarship Committee, which will review the submissions from all 67 Florida counties. The scholarship will be awarded by the Association and the winner will be announced at the FSASE Summer Conference in May.
Students from Escambia County were scholarship winners in 2006, 2009 and 2010.