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For Students

Senator Merkley believes that a good education is the foundation for a prosperous nation and that every student in Oregon should have every opportunity at their disposal to succeed.  Below you will find valuable resources for students.

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Student Aid »

Secondary education has become increasingly expensive, putting the dream of a college degree out-of-reach for many students.  This section of the website provides information about numerous State and Federal programs dedicated to helping students from all walks of life be able to attend college.


Service Academy Nominations »

Every year, Senator Merkley has the privilege of nominating Oregon’s finest to the United States Service Academies.  Information about the nomination and application process can be found here.

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Internships »

This page contains information about applying for an internship with Senator Merkley in his Washington, DC office or his Portland, Oregon office.


Kids’ Page »

The kids' page is a great resource for kids who are interested in learning about the United States Senate.

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