|The United States House of Representatives offers an exciting experience for high school juniors to participate in the Congressional Page Program. Sixty-six young men and women from across the country are appointed by their Members of Congress to serve as Congressional Pages. The students selected have the opportunity to attend the Page School as well as gain the invaluable experience of working in Washington, D.C. with the leaders of our nation in the United States House of Representatives.
To be eligible for the program, applicants must be at least 16 years of age at the time their appointment begins, be in their junior year of high school and have a cumulative grade point average of "B" or better in all major courses to date. Applicants should submit a complete application to hte office of their Member of Congress.
An official transcript of all grades (from 9th grade through at least the first semester of current year) is required to verify the cumulative grade point average of "B" or better in major courses. Only grades in the following subject areas will be counted: English, science, mathematics, social studies and foreign language -- electives are not included.
Along with the application form, the following items are required: Social Security number, signed parental consent form, official transcript of all high school grades to date, a 50-100 word essay on why you want to be a Republican Page, a resume of extracurricular activities, three letters of recommendation and a letter of support from the sponsoring Republican Member of Congress.
To apply to be a Congressional Page, please complete the following page application form and mail to:
U.S. Representative Ken Calvert
Attn: Page Coordinator
2269 Rayburn Building