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Election Supervisors Offer $1,200 Scholarships For Florida College Juniors

Duval Elections Supervisor building
Ray Hollister

Three $1,200 college scholarships are available from Florida’s election supervisors.

To be eligible, a student must be a junior enrolled at a Florida college or university; registered to vote; and majoring in business, political science, mass communications or journalism.

A Clay County Election Supervisor spokeswoman says those are the fields that align best with supervisors' purpose. 

An application for the scholarship is available through the Clay County Election Supervisor’s website.

Each county’s supervisor will select a finalist. Three winners will be chosen statewide. The deadline to apply is mid-March.

Jessica Palombo supervises local news gathering and production, podcasts and web editorial content for WJCT News, ADAPT and Jacksonville Today. She is an award-winning writer and journalist with bylines including NPR, Experience Magazine, and The Gainesville Sun. She has a master’s degree in broadcast and digital journalism from Syracuse University and is an alumna of the University of Florida. A nearly lifelong resident of Jacksonville, she considers herself lucky to be raising her own children in her hometown. Follow Jessica Palombo on Twitter: @JaxJessicaP