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Senate Youth Program

The United States Senate Youth Program, established in 1962 by U.S. Senate Resolution, is a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. 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 participate in a meeting with a Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Each year letters with information about the program are sent to the principals of public, charter and non-public high schools in the state. Each principal may nominate ONE student (either a junior or senior) for the award. Applications MUST come from principals. Applications from others will NOT be accepted. Applications are due by September 22, 2015.


2015 U.S. Senate Youth Application:  PDF | DOC

2015 U.S. Senate Youth Letter:  PDF | DOC

2015 U.S. Senate Youth Checklist:  PDF | DOC 

2016 U.S. Senate Youth Brochure: PDF


For more information on the State of Missouri's United States Senate Youth Program contact:

Dixie Grupe
[email protected]

To Submit An Application:

E-Mail to: [email protected]
Fax to: 573-526-7861

Mail To:
Margie Hagenhoff - Assessment and Curriculum Services
U.S. Senate Youth Program
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-0480