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Scholarship Opportunity

Each year, the Florida Supervisor of Elections (FSE), the statewide association for Florida’s election officials, awards four $1,200 scholarships to full-time students enrolled in a senior college or university in Florida.

 Eligibility Requirements

In order to apply for the FSE scholarship, you must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:

  • Registered Florida voter.
  • Live in Florida for at least the past two years.
  • Majoring in Political Science, Public Administration, Business Administration, or Journalism/Mass Communication.
  • Enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in a senior college or university in Florida.
  • Have at least a “C” average or above for the previous year.
  • At least a junior in college.

Application Process

To apply for the FSE scholarship, you must submit a complete application packet. You can download the application packet here.

You must send the application to the county Elections Office where you are registered to vote. If you are not a Leon County voter, please contact your local county supervisor of elections office for further information. 

The deadline to apply is Friday, March 11, 2022. We must have your complete application by 5 p.m. for you to be considered for the scholarship.

You can submit your completed application by mail or hand-delivery to our office.

  • Mailing address: Leon County Supervisor of Elections Office, PO Box 7357, Tallahassee, FL 32314-7357
  • Physical address: Leon County Supervisor of Elections Office, 2990-1 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, FL 32301-3678, Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Election staff will review all applications received by the deadline and will schedule interviews with applicants who meet the eligibility requirements. The Leon County Elections Office will then select one finalist to send to the statewide FSE Scholarship Committee for consideration.

Questions?

If you have any questions, please contact us by email at Vote@LeonVotes.gov, or by phone at (850) 606-8683, Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Leon County Seal

Mark S. Earley
Leon County Supervisor of Elections

OFFICE ADDRESS: 2990-1 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee FL 32301
MAILING ADDRESS: Leon County Supervisor of Elections Office P.O Box 7357, Tallahassee FL 32314-7357
P: (850) 606-8683 | F: (850) 606-8601 | E: Vote@leonvotes.gov | Hours: M - F: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

PLEASE NOTE: Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing. Florida Statute 668.6076.