The Truman Scholarship

Are you a potential Truman Scholar?  If you want to be a change agent, improving the ways government, nonprofit organization or educational institution serve the public – this may be a scholarship of interest to you.

The Harry S. Truman offer a great opportunity to students actively involved in leadership on their campus and in their communities to receive awards up to $30,000.  The Truman is open to all juniors and seniors who expects to receive a baccalaureate degree between December 2016 and August 2017 and who wish to pursue graduate school in preparation for work in government and public service. 


Applicants for the Truman Scholarship must meet the following:

  1. Attend an accredited college or university..
  2. Be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.
  3. Be in the upper quarter of their junior class.



Campus Application Deadline: November 13, 2015 — Application can be found at EXPD ONLINE

Upcoming Information Sessions:   RSVP


  • Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, 3:30- 4:20 pm,  MGH 173R Conference Room
  • Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 12:30 – 1:20pm, MGH 173R Conference Room


For more information, please see the Truman websites:  Truman:   —   the Truman Video

Or the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards Truman Webpage


Contact us for additional information.  The Truman Scholarship is open to all three UW Campuses.


Mona Pitre-Collins

Director, Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards
Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity

171 Mary Gates Hall | Box 352803
University of Washington | Seattle | WA 98195

PH 206-221-6059 | Fax 206-685-7264

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