The Harry S. Truman Scholarship
The Foundation also provides assistance with career counseling, internship placement, graduate school admissions, and professional development. Scholars are invited to participate in a number of programs: Truman Scholar Leadership Week, The Summer Institute, The Truman Fellows Program, and the Public Service Law Conference. Please visit the For Scholars section of the website for an overview of the programs the Foundation currently offers for Scholars.
Legal Requirements (must be met): Be a full-time student with junior-level academic standing; Have senior-level standing in my third year of college enrollment; or be a senior of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, or a Pacific Island. U.S. citizen (or a U.S. national from a Pacific Island) or expect to receive citizenship by the date the scholarship will be awarded.
How to Apply
Apply online at http://www.truman.gov/candidates/candidates_list.htm?cat_id=777 . Application requirements: Institutional nomination form and letter, three additional letters of recommendation, a recent transcript, a 15 question application and a policy proposal.