Harry Truman Scholarship Foundation
pursuing any major likely to lead to a public service career;
interested in any graduate degree other than the MBA; and,
considering either domestic or international programs for their graduate education.
US Citizens, US National residents of American Samoa, or expecting their citizenship by the date of the award;
Currently enrolled at a US-based accredited institution;
In their penultimate year of school (for candidates graduating in four years or more) or in their final year of school (for candidates graduating in three years or fewer);
Nominated by either their current institution of study or their former institution of study for transfer or community college applicants. Schools are limited to four nominees plus three additional transfer nominations; and,
Planning to attend graduate school in pursuit of a career in public service. The Foundation encourages time between undergraduate and graduate school, so candidates need not commit to going immediately.
Scholars receive up to $30,000 for graduate school as well as access to extensive Scholar programming, priority admission and financial support from public service graduate programs, advising and mentoring from other public service leaders, and preferred hiring with the federal government