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U.S Senate Youth Program

The United States Senate Youth Program brings the highest-level officials from each branch of government together with an outstanding 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

(DoDEA)— during an intensive week-long educational program held in Washington, D.C. The program is merit-based and highly competitive. Each

student also receives a one-time $10,000 undergraduate college scholarship with encouragement to pursue coursework in history and political science.

Due to the many uncertainties posed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, The Hearst Foundations’ planning for Washington Week 2021 is currently on hold and applications nationwide are NOT being accepted at this time. Please check back for updates. We will post as soon as we have heard from the USSYP with additional information.

How to Prepare for the Examination

 

2020 United States Senate Youth Delegates and Alternates

Delegates

Benjamin Sah Jin Willits Posch, Eudora High School Eudora USD 491

 

Elizabeth Iris Kim, Manhattan High School, Manhattan-Ogden USD 383

 

 

Alternates

 

Matthew Inman, Erie High School Erie-Galesburg USD 110

Reed Krewson, Blue Valley Southwest High School.Blue Valley USD 229

 

 

 

 

 

Questions about this page contact:

Tamla Miller
(785) 296-4950
tmiller@ksde.org

 
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