Truman Scholarship

Website:  http://www.truman.gov

Description:  The Truman Scholarship provides up to $30,000 in funding to students pursuing graduate degrees in public service fields.

Eligibility: 

  • Be a full-time student pursuing a bachelor’s degree with junior-level academic standing or have senior-level standing in the third year of college enrollment.
  • Be a U.S. citizen (or a U.S. national from a Pacific Island) or expect to receive citizenship by the date the Scholarship will be awarded.
  • Have a 3.8 gpa or higher.
  • Hope to be a “change agent,” in time, improving the ways that government agencies, nonprofit organizations, or educational institutions serve the public.

Recommendations:  Guidance on applying for the Truman Scholarship may be found at:  http://www.truman.gov/candidates/advice-guidance

Contact information:  office@truman.gov

Tel.:  (202) 395-4831

Internal Campus Deadline:  11/8/2014

On-campus interviews:  1/16/2014-1/18/2014

Final (external) Submission Deadline:  2/4/2014

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