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Truman Scholarship


Deadline: 2017-11-14 (UVa Internal)

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships to students who want to attend graduate school in preparation for careers in public service. Each year, approximately 60 awards are given. Winners are provided with leadership training, graduate school counseling, and internship opportunities with federal agencies.


Third-year students at the University who are in the top quarter of the class (though the most competitive applicants have a GPA above 3.5). Applicants must have extensive experience in leadership and public service and be able to identify a graduate program of study that will lead toward a career in the studentís field of public service.




$30,000 toward graduate school; Truman Leadership Week

Application Process

Candidates must be nominated by the University of Virginia. Students interested in applying contact Mr. Andrus Ashoo (

Learn More

Please contact Mr. Andrus Ashoo ( of your intent to apply ASAP.