The USSYP Washington Week will include a total of 104 student delegates from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the Department of Defense Education Activity.
The USSYP was created by Senate Resolution 324 in 1962 and has been sponsored by the Senate and fully funded by The Hearst Foundations since its inception.
Cochran and Wicker have previously served on the Senate Advisory Committee for the USSYP program.
The USSYP has set an October 13 deadline to submit applications to participate in the 56th annual USSYP Washington Week in Washington, D.
Senate Youth Program is a respected scholarship program that offers opportunities for young, civic-minded leaders to join with their peers to learn more about our American government, said Cochran, who serves on the USSYP Senate Advisory Committee for 2018.
The USSYP is a competitive merit-based program consisting of scholarships and a week-long trip, March 3-10, 2018, to Washington for each of the 104 delegates from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the Department of Defense Education Activity.