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Requirements

  • Pages must be citizens or permanent resident of the United States or subject to agreements of the Department of State, and must have a social security number.
  • Semester Page eligibility is limited to juniors in high school who will be 16 or 17 years old on or before the date of appointment.
  • Summer Page eligibility is limited to students who have completed the sophomore year and who will be 16 or 17 years old on or before the date of appointment.
  • Pages must verify a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0/B and a certification of immunization to qualify for school attendance.
  • Pages must provide a general health assessment completed by a licensed physician and a certification of immunization.
  • Pages are required to be covered by health insurance; if not covered, they will be required to enroll in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.
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Information on How to Apply

The application process differs across Senators’ offices, but commonly requires a letter of interest from the prospective page, an official transcript, and letters of recommendation from teachers, mentors, or supervisors.

Students who wish to apply for a Senate page position and meet the eligibility requirements listed may find their senators’ websites using the link below. Many offices provide information on their application process online, however not all senators sponsor pages. Students should contact their senators’ offices directly if they need further guidance. The Page Program does not have a list of senators who are able to sponsor pages.

Students who are interested in the legislative process, and are seeking an opportunity for personal growth, are encouraged to apply to their senators’ offices.

Session Dates

Pages are expected to commit to the entire session for which they are selected. Semester dates are based on the academic calendar; summer sessions are determined based on the Senate calendar.

SEMESTERS MONTHS
Fall
Early September – Late January
Spring Semester
Late January – Early June
Summer Session I
June (three or four weeks)
Summer Session II
July (three or four weeks)