United States Senate Youth 
Scholarship Program - North Carolina

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Who Will Be the Next Two U.S. Senate Youth Winners in N.C.?

The U.S. Senate Youth Program is merit-based and highly competitive. 

Qualified junior or senior high school students applying for this opportunity must show demonstrated leadership through public service in elected or appointed positions where they are actively representing a constituency in organizations that relate to government, public affairs, history and / or community service. They must be actively serving in qualified leadership positions, enrolled in high school and living in the state they will represent for the entire 2018–2019 academic year.

Two student delegates and a first and second alternate will be selected by a final selection committee at the state level.

The two winning delegates will represent North Carolina and the U.S. Senators for North Carolina in an intensive educational program during the week-long 57th Annual Washington Week, March 2-9, 2019. 

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 week in Washington, D.C., in order to receive the scholarship.

 2018 Senate Youth Delegate Winners, 

Luke Tillitski and Bennett Stillerman, 

with the N.C. State Superintendent and State Board Chairman!

Thank you both for representing North Carolina so well during your week in Washington, D.C.


United States Senate Youth Scholarship Program
 Committed To Preparing Young People For Citizenship And Leadership
The United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) is an educational 
opportunity open to outstanding high school juniors and seniors interested
in pursuing careers in public service.