Truman, Harry S. Scholarship

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General Information

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation awards $30,000 merit-based scholarships to college students who wish to attend graudate school in preparation for careers in government or public service.

The Foundation seeks person who aspire to positions in government or the non-profit and advocacy sectors where they wish to improve the ways in which federal, state, or local government agencies, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations serve the public and protect resources. The student's career goals are more important than the student's major.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or nationals with extensive records of public service who are juniors (or seniors by credit in their third year of enrollment) at the time of submission and in the top quarter of their class.

US Citizenship is required.

  • Amount of Award: $30,000
  • Number of Awards: Varies

  • FAFSA by December 1st: Not Required

Contact Information

Contact Name: Laura Good

2130 Jischke Honors Building
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 5011


Phone: 515-294-3134

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