NRA National Youth Education Summit

Forty-five to fifty outstanding current high school sophomores and juniors from across the United States are chosen each year to travel to the nation's capital, where they participate in the weeklong educational opportunity. The summit encourages young adults to become active and knowledgeable U.S. citizens by learning about the Constitution and Bill of Rights, the federal government, and the importance of being active in civic affairs. In addition to the week in Washington D.C., Y.E.S. participants compete for college scholarships. Eligibility:-You must be a current sophomore or junior in high school. This means that you will be attending Y.E.S. the summer before your junior or senior year-You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA-You must postmark your complete application by the due date; incomplete applications will not be considered-North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, and Virginia have a state Y.E.S. program, which applicants must attend before National Y.E.S.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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