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William Randolph Hearst Foundation U.S. Senate Youth Program

  • Website Address
  • http://ussenateyouth.org/
  • Contact
  • Rayne Guilford
  • Address
  • 90 New Montgomery Street
  • Suite 1212
  • San Francisco, CA 94105-4504
  • Email Address
  • ussyp@hearstfdn.org
  • Application Deadline
  • Varies
  • Number Of Awards
  • 104
  • Maximum Amount
  • $10,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The United States Senate Youth Program, established in 1962 by U.S. Senate Resolution, is a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. The 55th annual program will be held in Washington, D.C., from March 4-11. Two (2) student leaders from each state, the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in Washington experiencing their national government in action. Student delegates will hear major policy addresses by senators, cabinet members, officials from the Departments of State and Defense and directors of other federal agencies, as well as participate in a meeting with a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. All transportation, hotel and meal expenses will be provided by The Hearst Foundations. In addition, each delegate will also be awarded a $10,000 college scholarship for undergraduate studies, with encouragement to pursue coursework in history and political science.

    Entering high school juniors and seniors may obtain a USSYP application through their high school principals, guidance counselors, and social studies teachers or they may inquire directly to their state selection contacts using the website.

    Applications may only be acquired through your high school principal, guidance counselors or state level selection contacts. The state estimated deadline date can be found at the provider's website - the deadline varies by state.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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