Property Appraiser Offering Scholarship

Palm Beach County Property Appraiser Gary R. Nikolits recently announced that the Property Appraiser’s Office is now accepting applications for its 2014 college scholarship program. The Property Appraiser’s Office presents $1,000 scholarships each year to five college-bound students. Since 1993, the office has awarded $114,000 in college scholarships.

The application is available on the Property Appraiser’s web site ( The deadline to submit a 2014 application is March 31. An employee scholarship committee selects the five winners. The scholarships are awarded in May.

To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must be a resident of Palm Beach County and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The college or junior college the student plans to attend must be accredited.

Funds are raised through volunteer employee donations from participants in Friday Casual Dress Day.

For more information, call (561) 355-3230.