Harry S. Truman Scholarship
About the scholarship
scholarships recognize college juniors with exceptional leadership potential
who are committed to careers in government, nonprofit or advocacy sectors,
education or other arenas of public service. The award provides financial
support for graduate study, leadership training, and fellowship with other
scholars who are committed to making a difference through public service.
Commitment to work in public service following graduate school is
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation honors the 33rd
President of the United States. President Truman advocated for the promotion
of young leaders and was himself dedicated to education and public service.
He had envisioned a program that would encourage education and political
responsibility in students, a program which created in dedication by President
Truman's friends and family following his death in 1972.
information, please visit the Truman
Who should apply
with exceptional leadership potential are encouraged to apply. Applicants
should be committed to careers in government, nonprofit or advocacy sectors,
education or elsewhere in the public service.