Truman Scholarship at University of Michigan,USA

Closing date: First Monday of December by 12:00 noon. 

Student type: Domestic students are eligible for this scholarship program.

Level of study: The process of applying includes exploring and refining your past experiences and future goals. You will be asked to consider various paths in service and encouraged to be ambitious. Along the way, you can expect to strengthen your writing, your relationships with mentors and your knowledge of your chosen field. 

Study area: Any

Scholarship value: Varies,

Description: Founded in 1975 as a living memorial to our thirty-third President, the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation provides up to $30,000 for the graduate education and professional development of outstanding young people committed to public service leadership. The Foundation is bipartisan and defines public service broadly as working for the common good.  Students in a wide variety of academic fields are encouraged to apply. 


Academics: Most successful applicants have a strong academic record. He/She is U.S. Citizen,and is a Junior standing with full-time enrollment. Extensive record of public service and leadership as well.

How to apply:  Truman applicants should refer to the ONSF Canvas site for full, detailed instructions. 

1.Three letters of recommendation

2.Fill out the Truman Application on the Truman website to upload to our U-M application system, which includes question categories: Awards and Leadership, Public Service, Graduate Studies & Beyond, and Policy Proposal

3.U-M Transcript

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