> Harry S. Truman Scholarship Program
The Truman Scholarship is a highly competitive, merit-based award offered to U.S. citizens and U.S. nationals from Pacific Islands who wish to go to graduate school in preparation for a career in government, the non-profit sector or elsewhere in public service. Truman Scholars participate in leadership development programs and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the Federal government.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must currently be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate degree program, and be planning on attending graduate school to further a career in public service.
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information:
Students cannot apply directly for Truman Scholarships but must be nominated by a Truman Scholarship Faculty Representative from their college or university. Each institution may nominate four students. In addition, four-year colleges and universities may nominate three transfer students from two-year colleges. You can identify your school's Faculty Representative through the "Faculty Representative Locator" tool on the Truman Foundation website:
More detailed information about the Truman Scholarships and the application process may be found on the Foundation's website, or by calling the following information line:
If you find that your institution does not have a Truman Scholarship representative, you can ask the president or a senior academic official to send a fax on institution letterhead to the Truman Scholarship Foundation to request a Faculty Representative appointment form at the following number:
Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation