The Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections will award (3) three $1,200 scholarships in 2017. Applications should be submitted in the county in which the student is registered to vote. Scholarship applications must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, 2017 in the Manatee County Supervisor of Elections office: 600 301 Blvd. W., Suite 108, Bradenton. Letters of recommendation MUST accompany application or be received by the deadline. For a mailed application or additional information, please call the Manatee County Supervisor of Elections office at (941) 741-3823.
The Supervisor of Elections Office will review all applications, interview students and select only
one (1) student to proceed forward. That student's application with our written recommendation
of the applicant and verified voter registration will then be forwarded on to the Scholarship Chair by
April 14, 2017. Upon their final conclusion the Scholarship Committee will announce the scholarship
recipients in Summer of 2017.
Applicants must be registered voters who have lived in Florida at least two years and must have
maintained a “C” average or above during the past year. Other requirements such as letters of
recommendation and financial information are listed on the scholarship guidelines and scholarship application.