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
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
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****