By Nassau County Supervisor of Elections
Nassau County, FL 1/11/2023– Janet H. Adkins, Nassau County Supervisor of Elections, is pleased to announce the opportunity for local college students to apply for a $1,200 scholarship given through the Florida Supervisors of Elections (FSE). The deadline to apply is March 10, 2023.
The scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student enrolled or accepted to a senior college or university in Florida (accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools).
• Be either a Political Science/Public or Business Administration or Journalism/Mass Communication major.
• Be a U.S. citizen and a Florida resident for two years preceding the academic year for which an application is made.
• Be at least a junior in college, or have enough credits for enrollment as a junior before the application deadline.
• Have maintained a “C” average, or above, for the previous academic year.
Applications are available online at www.VoteNassauFL.gov or may be picked up from the Nassau County Supervisor of Elections office, 96135 Nassau Place, Suite 3, Yulee, FL 32097. Applications must be submitted to the county’s elections office in which the applicant is registered to vote.
All applications received will be reviewed by the Supervisor. One finalist will be selected and forwarded to the FSE Scholarship Committee to represent Nassau County. The FSE Scholarship Committee will choose four winners from among the finalists submitted by the Supervisors of Elections throughout Florida. Each of the four winners will be awarded a $1,200 scholarship.
For additional information, please visit www.VoteNassauFL.gov or call 904-491-7500.