Name: United States Senate Youth Program Scholarship
Award Amount: $10,000
Information And Eligibility: The United States Senate Youth Program Scholarship is offered to students who hold a leadership positions for the current academic year in any one of the following student government, civic or educational organizations during the entire academic year: Student Body president, vice president, secretary or treasurer. Class president, vice president, secretary or treasurer. Student Council representative.
A National Honor Society officer (including discipline-based Honor Societies such as the National English and Social Studies Honor Societies that include service components)
Student representative elected or appointed (appointed by a panel, commission or board) to a local, district, regional or state-level civic, service and/or educational organization approved by the state selection administrator, where the student holds a high-level position of representation to a constituency in a year-round capacity providing service to others.
The following positions listed DO NOT qualify for the United States Senate Youth Program Scholarship: Officer position at Boys/Girls Nation or State summer conference, Member of the National Honor Society (serving as an elected officer for the organization for the entire school year is acceptable), Member or leader of the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts or a sports team, A founder or chairperson of a self-created group, A participant, captain or officer in Mock Trial, Debate Team, Model U.N. or other academic club, mock legislature, conference or competition where the primary engagement is for the individual educational enrichment or benefit.
This is a merit-based scholarship program offered to two high school juniors or seniors from EVERY state, the District of Columbia, and the Department of Defense Education Activity, to Washington, D.C., for an intensive week-long study of the federal government and its leaders. The state departments of education throughout the country select the students through a rigorous nomination and selection process. The $10,000 undergraduate college scholarship is given to each student in the name of the United States Senate, with encouragement to continue coursework in history, government and public affairs.
Deadline: Annual FAFSA Deadline Applies
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