Reminder: United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) Application Submission Deadline…

2018-2019 USSYP Application and Instructions_Final

Greetings Principals and High School Counselors,

Please allow this correspondence to serve as a reminder that the 2018 – 2019 United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) applications are available and are due on Friday, October 12, 2018 by 5:00PM.  This program is sponsored by the Mississippi Department of Education (Office of Teaching and Leading) in partnership with the Hearst Foundations.  Two (2) high school students (junior and/or senior) will be selected to serve as USSYP representatives for the state of Mississippi.  The two students will receive a $10,000 undergraduate college scholarship to a college/university of their choice and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.

Interested students may apply to the program by completing the attached application or by clicking HERE.  Again, the deadline for submission of applications is this upcoming Friday [October 12, 2018].  For more information about this program, please do not hesitate to contact our office at 601-359-3631.

Kind regards,


Cory M. Murphy, Ph.D., Executive Director
Office of Teaching and Leading