Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Juniors! Are You Passionate About Public Service?!

Hey JUNIORS!!! Do you have outstanding public service accomplishments and goals, an excellent academic record, and clear evidence of leadership ability? Are you passionate about public service? Are you planning graduate study to help you prepare for a career working for the public good and shaping public policy?

Learn about the Truman Scholarship ( which honors President Harry S. Truman by recognizing JUNIORS with outstanding potential for making contributions to the public good and to public policy. The Truman Scholarship provides $30,000 toward relevant graduate studies, exceptional internship opportunities and other important benefits. Prof. Margaret Pearson, Dept. of Government and Politics, is Maryland's faculty advisor for the Truman Scholarship.

WHO CAN APPLY: US Citizens or nationals (by March 2013) - Juniors, 3rd year Seniors - GPA of 3.5 or higher strongly recommended - All Majors – All candidates for Truman Scholarships must be nominated by their college or university: Maryland’s nomination deadline is November 26, 2012

To learn more about the Truman Scholarship and Maryland's nomination process sign up for one of our upcoming info sessions and read more below.

Thursday, October 4, 12:00 noon - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, October 4, 4:30 pm - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Friday, October 5, 9 am - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Friday, October 5, 12:00 noon - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Friday, October 5, 4:30 pm - 2403 Marie Mount Hall

PLEASE LET US KNOW BY EMAIL TO TRUMAN@UMD.EDU WHICH SESSION YOU PLAN TO ATTEND - SPACE IS LIMITED. If you are interested in learning more but cannot attend these sessions, please reply to the same address listing days/times you have available.

***The deadline to apply for University of Maryland nomination for the Truman Scholarship will be MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2012.*** For more information, read the description below and contact us at