Florida Supervisors of Elections Scholarship

Florida Supervisors of Elections (FSE) logo.Please note: The application deadline for the 2024 Florida Supervisors of Elections Scholarship has passed. Please check back again in early 2025 for more information.

Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner is accepting applications for a $1,200 scholarship to be awarded by the Florida Supervisors of Elections (FSE) in 2024.

The FSE is offering a total of three scholarships to eligible college/university juniors and seniors who have been residents of Florida for at least the prior two years and who are registered to vote in the county where applying for the scholarship.

To be eligible, an applicant must:

  • Be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in a senior college or university in Florida
  • Have maintained a “C” average or above the previous school year
  • Be majoring in political science, public administration, business administration, journalism or mass communication

Additional eligibility requirements are listed on the application and in the scholarship guidelines, which are available in the application packet. Applications may also be picked up at any of the following elections offices:

  • Sarasota County Terrace Building, 101 S Washington Blvd, 7th Floor, Sarasota
  • R.L. Anderson Administration Building, 4000 Tamiami Trail South, Venice
  • Biscayne Plaza, 13640 Tamiami Trail, North Port

Applications must be submitted by March 8 to the elections office of the county in which the applicant is registered to vote. Applications may be delivered to any one of the elections offices listed above or mailed to: Supervisor of Elections, PO Box 4194, Sarasota, FL 34230-4194

Students or educational institutions may call 941.861.8606 for more information.


Ron Turner, Supervisor of Elections, Sarasota County
EMAIL: rturner@sarasotavotes.gov • OFFICE HOURS: M-F, 8:30 AM - 5 PM • MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. Box 4194 Sarasota, FL 34230-4194
Terrace Building
101 S. Washington Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34236

PHONE: (941) 861-8600
FAX: (941) 861-8609
ESPAÑOL: (833) 912-1316

Robert L. Anderson Administration Center
4000 S. Tamiami Trail, Rm 114
Venice, FL 34293

PHONE: (941) 861-3760
FAX: (941) 861-3770
ESPAÑOL: (833) 912-1316

Biscayne Plaza
13640 Tamiami Trail
North Port, FL 34287

PHONE: (941) 423-9540
FAX: (941) 423-9256
ESPAÑOL: (833) 912-1316

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.