The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation grants merit-based scholarships to college students who plan to study careers in government or elsewhere in public service. Students are important to work in public service for three of the seven years following the end of a Foundation-funded graduate degree program as a condition of receiving aid.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
Each nominee for the Truman Scholarship must be:
A full-time junior-level student at a four-year institution studying a bachelor’s degree during the academic year of application.
A student has to be nominated by the Truman Scholarship Faculty Representative at his or her institution.
In the upper part of his or her class.
A United States citizen from American Samoa. Resident aliens (green card holders) are not eligible.