United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) is pleased to announce that the state departments of education nationwide have begun the selection processes for the 62nd annual Washington Week to be held in person in Washington, D.C. March 2–9, 2024. Two student leaders from each state, the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in Washington experiencing their national government in action. Students must be actively serving in high-level elected or appointed leadership positions to qualify to apply. Student delegates will hear major policy addresses by senators, cabinet members, officials from the Departments of State and Defense and directors of other federal agencies, as well as usually participate in meetings with the president and a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. All transportation, hotel and meal expenses will be provided by The Hearst Foundation. In addition, each delegate will also be awarded a $10,000 college scholarship for undergraduate studies, with encouragement to pursue coursework in history and political science.
2024 USSYP Scholarship Program Brochure2024 USSYP Memo and Nomination Packet