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United States Senate Youth Program:

United States Senate Youth Program a national initiative to provide a yearly opportunity for talented young people with demonstrated interest in public service to deepen their interest and understanding of America's political processes and encourage their commitment to political leadership.

The United States Senate Youth Program brings the highest-level officials from each branch of government together with a competitively select group of high-school students ---two high school juniors or seniors from each of the fifty states, the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense Education Activity-during an intensive week-long educational program held in Washington, D. C.  In addition, each student receives a one-time $10,000 undergraduate college scholarship with encouragement to pursue coursework in history and political science.  Now in it fifty-fifth year, the program has been fully funded since inception by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation as part of the Foundation's commitment to preparing young people for citizenship and leadership .  

Visit  www.ussenateyouth.org to download further information.

Click here to download the 2016 USSY Press Release.

Applications for the 2016-2017 USSY Program are now being accepted.  
Please click on the two links to the right to download information.  
Application deadline: October 10, 2016.
**** The deadline has been extended to Friday, October 14, 2016!  
As long as your envelope is postmarked by this date,
it will be accepted**** 

For more information on the USSY program, please contact Julie Arnold at jarnold@rrps.net