Applications Begin for National Truman Scholarship

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation has announced the opening of this year’s application cycle for its competitive national scholarship.

The mission of the Truman Scholarship Foundation is to find and recognize college juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education or elsewhere in the public service, and to provide them with financial support for graduate study, leadership training and fellowship with other students who are committed to making a difference through public service.

Last year Truman student Connor Stangler, an English and history double major, was awarded a national competitive scholarship of up to $30,000 from the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation.

Approximately 60-65 scholarships are awarded annually. For more information, visit The campus deadline is Dec. 3.