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The Truman Scholarship provides up to $30,000 in funding to students pursuing graduate degrees in public service fields.

Conditions of Eligibility

  • You are a full-time student pursuing a bachelor’s degree with junior-level academic standing or have senior-level standing in the third year of college enrollment
  • You are a US citizen (or a US national from a Pacific Island) or expect to receive citizenship by the date the Scholarship will be awarded
  • Have at least a 3.75 GPA
  • Hope to be a “change agent,” in time, improving the ways that government agencies, nonprofit organizations, or educational institutions serve the public

Read How to Become a Truman Scholarfor further details on whether you are a strong candidate for the Truman Scholarship.

Application Materials

The candidate instructions are available on the Truman Scholarship website. Information is also available on Facebook and Twitter.

Application Deadline

The University of Texas at Austin deadline for the Truman application is Friday, October 26, 2018, no later than 5 p.m.