Purpose: The Harry S. Truman Foundation awards scholarships to college students who plan to pursue careers of public service in the government or elsewhere. The Truman scholarship offers $30,000 for graduate or professional school. Truman scholars participate in leadership development programs and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government.
Qualifications: Students must be nominated by their educational institution, be a U.S. citizen or national, have an extensive record of public and community service, and be committed to a career in public service. Applicants must also be in the upper quarter of their junior class. For the purposes of the Truman Scholarship, junior status is determined by graduation date.
Approx. Yearly Deadline: February 3 - See website for updated deadline
|Official Website||Official website for the Truman Scholarship Foundation|
|BYU Instructions||Instructions and Timeline for BYU applicants|
|Amy B. Larsen's Testimonial||BYU's 1997 Truman recipient's thoughts on her Truman experience|
|Peter K. Stone's Testimonial||BYU's 2003 Truman recipient's thoughts on his Truman experience|
|Ryan S. Keller's Testimonial||BYU's 2003 Truman recipient's thoughts on his Truman experience|
|Letters of Recommendation||Insights on letters of recommendation from Truman Committee members|
Truman Selection Committee:
|Brigham Daniels||Associate Professor of Law||516 JRCBfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jeremy Pope||Associate Professor of Political Science||745 SWKTemail@example.com|