About the Scholarship

Truman Scholarship is accredited by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. The foundation was established in the year 1975 which was started by for the living memorial to the president and The Presidential Memorial to Public Service.

Truman Scholarship was started to help Truman Scholars be the best public servants possible.

What are the requirements needed while applying for this scholarship?

  • Students must provide an 'Institutional Nomination' to meet the requirements.

  • Students are informed to submit three additional letters of recommendation.

  • A current official transcript is to be submitted by the students.

  • The candidates are instructed to exhibit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application to get this honor.

  • Candidates are required to propose a policy while applying for this scholarship.

Truman Scholarship award amounts to

  • This scholarship award ranges up to $30000 annually which is renewable for up to one additional year.

  • The total number of awards offered by this scholarship varies around 55 to 65 awards each year based on the availability of funds and students meeting their requirements.

Deadline information

The applications are to be exhibited before the finish of February 04, 2020. Understudies are educated to display their award application, and different necessities are to be submitted before the due date. Applications and other data are open online on the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation website.

Eligibility Criteria

Must be a full-time student at a four-year institution.

Must be a U.S. citizen 

Must have a strong academic record with likely acceptance to graduate school of the student's choice.

Must plan to pursue a graduate degree in public service and be committed to a career in public service.

This award is for U.S. students.

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