Opportunity for High School Juniors and Seniors – United State Senate Youth Program

Application process:

High School Juniors or Seniors students MUST be serving in some sort of elected capacity within their school, community, state etc in order to qualify for the USSYP.  Qualified students are encouraged to access the link below to download.

If selected, the student receives a $10,000 scholarship and attendance at the Washington Week program, March 3-10, 2018.  Please review rules and requirements.

USSYP Brochure, Student Application and Information and Timeline:


Students must complete the application process and submit the materials to the attention: Shannon Johnson, Great Prairie AEA, 3601 West Ave, Burlington, IA 52601 NO LATER than Monday, October 2nd.  

Then, between October 3rd and October 30th the applicant arrange two hours to complete the “qualifying test” and essay at the GPAEA office in Ottumwa or Burlington with  Shannon Johnson, shannon.johnson@gpaea.org by October 4th.

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