Senate Youth Program
The United States Senate Youth Program is an exciting opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to attend a weeklong educational program in Washington, D.C. as well as receive a one-time $10,000 college scholarship.
Qualified students must demonstrate a deep commitment to civic engagement as well as an academic interest and aptitude for government, history and politics. The chief state school officer in each state makes the final selection of delegates by December 1.
There is a lot of online resources out there to help a student's learning. Here are a few websites we recommend:
Government departments and agencies have created unique pages for younger audiences to help explain what they do on behalf of the American public with fun information, resources and games.