Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Truman Scholarship for Public Policy and Public Service

Learn about the Truman Scholarship (www.truman.gov) 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, plus exceptional internship opportunities and other important benefits. Maryland nominees have won Truman Scholarships in 3 of the past 4 years!

WHO CAN APPLY: US Citizens or nationals (by March 2016) - Juniors, 3rd year Seniors - GPA of 3.5 or higher recommended - All Majors. ­ All candidates for Truman Scholarships must be nominated by their university.
To learn more about the Truman Scholarship and Maryland's nomination process please attend one of these upcoming information sessions:
  • Tuesday, September 8 from 12 noon to 12:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – rsvp to truman@umd.edu
  • Wednesday, September 9 from 3 pm to 3:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – rsvp to truman@umd.edu
  • Friday, September 11 from 12 noon to 12:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – rsvp to truman@umd.edu
  • Friday, September 11 from 4 pm to 4:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – rsvp to truman@umd.edu
If you are interested but cannot attend on these days/times, contact Francis DuVinage at truman@umd.edu to schedule an appointment.