Two high school juniors or seniors from each of the fifty states, the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense Education Activity will be selected for an intensive educational program week held in Washington D.C. The program is merit based and highly competitive. Each student will also receive a $10,000 undergraduate college scholarship with encouragement to pursue coursework in history or political science.
Registration: Students may register by contacting a GTCHS counselor. Registration is available from September 1 - 16, 2016. Schools may submit only one eligible student application per criteria, set by The Hearst Foundation and the SC Department of Education.
Qualification/Eligibility: Beginning with the 2016-17 school year, student must meet the following requirements:
- Minimum 3.0 overall GPA
- Strong academic performance in social studies
- Extensive knowledge of current events
- Knowledge of the state and federal government's political system
For more information visit: ussenatecyouth.org