Provided by: Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
Up to $1,000
February 07, 2017
The Truman Scholarship is available to full - time junior students who are interested in a career in public service and intend to pursue a master's degree, doctorate, or professional degree in a public service - related field. You must have participated extensively in two or more of the following activities sets: student government and / or campus - based extracurricular activities; community service - related activities that were not organized by your school or your fraternity / sorority; government internships, commissions or boards, advocacy or interest groups, nonpartisan political activities or military/ROTC; or partisan political activities and campaigns. Selection will also be based on leadership potential, high grades, and a strong curriculum. Recipients of this award are required to work in public service for three of the seven years following completion of their graduate degrees.
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