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U.S. college juniors who exhibit high academic achievement and leadership skills may be nominated for this award. Students must plan to pursue a graduate degree in public service and be committed to a career in public service.
Please note: Although the application deadline for this award has passed, we wanted you to know about this award as a possibility for next year. Often, scholarship providers offer similar scholarships each year. This award is scheduled to be updated within the next few months. Please check back for more information at a later date.
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- Awarded by:
- Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
Up to $30,000 annually, renewable for one year.
- 55 to 65 awards offered annually. The Foundation tries to have at least one Truman Scholar each year from each state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Islands (American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Virgin Islands). The Foundation will also award more than one scholarship per state or territory if the selection committee agrees that two candidates are equally worthy.
Applications are not accepted directly from applicants. Each candidate must be nominated by a faculty representative from his/her current institution of higher education. In order to access the onli... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.