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Truman Scholarship

Award Amount: Varies

Deadline: February 3, 2015

Available to: College Juniors

The Truman Scholarship is available to full – time juniors interested in a career in public service who intend to pursue a master’s degree, a doctorate, or a professional degree in a public service – related field.

You must have participated extensively in two or more of the following activities sets: student government and / or campus – based extracurricular activities; community service – related activities that were not organized by your school or your fraternity / sorority; government internships, commissions or boards, advocacy or interest groups, nonpartisan political activities or military/ROTC; or partisan political activities and campaigns.

Selection will also be based on leadership potential, high grades, and a strong curriculum.

Recipients of this award are required to work in public service for three of the seven years following completion of their graduate degrees.

Learn more about the Truman Scholarship.

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