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United States Senate Youth Program

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.


Funding Description

The United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) is an annual scholarship competition funded by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation and endorsed by the United States Senate. Each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia selects two high school juniors or seniors to participate. The delegates receive a $5,000 college scholarship and attend a one-week all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. from March 4 to March 11, 2006.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Individuals
Required Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled in grade eleven or twelve and nominated by their high school principals. They must also be currently serving in an elected or selected capacity in a student government, civic, or educational organization. Additionally, they must be permanent residents of the United States and currently enrolled in a California public or private secondary school.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority
Source / Type Private / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2005-06
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 0000
Total Available Unavailable
Recipient Amount $5,000 college scholarship
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available August 15, 2005
Due Date October 1, 2005
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Selection to represent California in the USSYP is a high honor. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell will host the delegates and alternates at the California State Board of Education meeting in Sacramento on January 11, 2006, where they will be recognized for their outstanding achievement.

Contacts

Program Carol Smith, 916-319-0577, csmith@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Carol Smith, 916-319-0577, csmith@cde.ca.gov
Division Office of the Superintendent, 916-319-0800 (phone), 916-319-0100 (fax)
Last Modified: July 18, 2006
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