United States Senate Youth Program

United States Senate Youth Program United States Senate Youth Program is open to high school juniors and seniors who are interested in a career in public service. Candidates chosen will spend a week in Washington, D.C. for an educational program and may choose any college to attend.

The purpose of the program is to educate students regarding the federal government and the U.S. Senate. During the week-long program in Washington, D.C., selected applicants will experience government in action, meet Senators, cabinet members, officials from the Departments of State and Defense and other federal agencies, and participate in U.S. Supreme Court meetings.

The week-long program is an all-expense paid opportunity and part of the scholarship package. Scholarship recipients are encouraged to major in history or political science.

The United States Senate Youth Program was established in 1962. Students must be nominated by their high school teachers and principals and be of outstanding academic and personal character. Qualifying students must hold office in either school student body or within their communities and demonstrate a strong interest in government, history and politics.

The deadline for this scholarship VARIES each year, and the award amount is usually $5,000.

For more details, visit www.ussenateyouth.org/



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