The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation

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The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation

712 Jackson Pl. NW
Washington, DC 20006
Ph: (202)395-4831
Fax: (202)395-6995
E-mail: [email protected]

Harry S. Truman Scholarships (Postgraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide financial assistance to college students who are planning to pursue careers in government or elsewhere in public service. Focus: Public service. Qualif.: Candidates must be nominated by their current institution of higher education or by their two-year institution if they are transfer students from community colleges or junior colleges; must be a full-time junior-level student at a four-year institution pursuing a bachelor's degree; must be a student in his/her second or third year of collegiate study who expects to graduate, or a senior-level student who is a resident of Puerto Rico or the Islands; committed to a career in public service; in the upper quarter of his or her class; a U.S. citizen or a United States national from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Criteria: Applicants are selected based on the jury's review of the application materials.

Funds Avail.: $30,000 merit-based. Number Awarded: 60-65. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form which can be downloaded at Deadline: February 5.