U.S. Senate Youth Scholarship Program
The U.S. Senate Youth Scholarship Program (USSYP) is a nationwide college scholarship program, designed to promote student leaders' awareness, participation and interest in government. Administered by the individual states, it is funded by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation.
USSYP is open to students currently enrolled (as of October) as a high school junior or senior in a Massachusetts public, charter or private school; irrespective of nationality, race, color, creed, first language, sex, sexual orientation or financial need.
Students are eligible for the program provided they have not previously been a delegate and are currently serving in an elected or appointed position in student government or a civic or educational organization where they are representing the entire student body.
Each student applicant must be a Permanent Resident of the United States, currently enrolled as a junior or senior in a public, charter or private high school located in the state in which either one or both of his/her parents or guardian legally resides. A student attending a school in Massachusetts whose parents or guardians legal residence is outside Massachusetts, is not eligible.
2016 Scholarship Winners Announced
Press Release 2016 US Senate Scholarship Winners
2016-2017 Program Information Available September 2016
US Senate Scholarship Program Coordinators - Massachusetts:
Donna Taylor 781.338.6320
Sally Teixeira 781.338.6304