Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Truman Scholarship for Public Service/ Leadership


NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICE - TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP FOR PUBLIC SERVICE/LEADERSHIP

--Are you a Junior, Sophomore, or Freshman who is passionate about public service and making a difference on issues you care about?

--Do you have strong public service accomplishments, a good academic record, and excellent evidence of leadership ability?

--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 (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.


WHO CAN APPLY: US Citizens or nationals (by March 2018) - Juniors, 3rd year Seniors - GPA of 3.4 or higher recommended - All Majors. ­ All candidates for Truman Scholarshipsmust 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 - Juniors, sophomores, freshmen are all welcome to attend:

  • Monday, September 25 from 12 noon to 12:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – rsvp to truman@umd.edu
  • Monday, September 25 from 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – rsvp to truman@umd.edu
  • Tuesday, September 26 from 12 noon to 12:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – rsvp to truman@umd.edu
  • Tuesday, September 26 from 4:30 to 5:00 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – rsvp to truman@umd.edu
  • Wednesday, September 27 from 4:30 to 5:00 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – rsvp to truman@umd.edu
  • Thursday, September 28 from 4:30 to 5:00 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.

Prof. Margaret Pearson, Dept. of Government and Politics, is Maryland's faculty advisor for the Truman Scholarship.