Qualified junior or senior high school students who applied for this opportunity showed demonstrated leadership through public service in elected positions during the entire 2023 – 2024 school year where they actively represented a constituency in organizations that relate to government, public affairs, history and/or community service. The students actively served in qualified leadership positions and were enrolled in high school.
Two student delegates and a first and second alternate were selected. The two winning delegates will represent DoDEA and the U.S. Senators for where their parent is registered to vote in an intensive educational program during the 62nd annual United States Senate Youth Program Washington Week.
Each of the two winning delegates will be awarded $10,000 undergraduate college Scholarship with encouragement to pursue coursework in history and political science. Winners MUST attend the entire 2024 Washington Week, in order to receive the scholarship.
IMPORTANT: DoDEA students living in the Pacific, Europe, Puerto Rico, Guam, and Cuba apply through DoDEA Headquarters. DoDEA students in the Americas apply for the US Senate Youth Program through the state education agency and compete with other state applicants within their state.
USSYP 2023 Student
Junior at Lakenheath High School
Kyung Joon Flanery
USSYP 2023 Student
Senior at Humphreys High School
The Application Window for eligible DoDEA students is August 28th – October 27th, 2023. Students interested in applying will request membership in the Schoology course by contacting Ms. Elizabeth Costanzo firstname.lastname@example.org to enroll in the course.
DoDEA Social Studies Instructional Systems Specialist
4800 Mark Center Drive
Alexandria VA 22350-1400
Kentucky Department of Education
USSYP State Site for DoDEA Students in the Americas
Contact: Ms. Donna Melton
United States Senate Youth Scholarship Program - North Carolina
Contact: Ms. Michelle McLaughlin
Virginia Department of Education
USSYP Site for DoDEA Students in the Americas
Contact: Ms. Christonya Brown