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HARRY S. TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
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HARRY S. TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP

 

Outstanding UCLA juniors interested in careers in government

or public service are invited to apply for a Harry S.

Truman Scholarship of $30,000

         

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation will award 65 merit-based scholarships to college juniors throughout the United States.  A Truman Scholarship provides up to $30,000 for graduate or professional school. 

 

You cannot apply directly for a Truman Scholarship.  You must first be nominated by UCLA.  In order to be considered for UCLA nomination you must:

 

  • Be a junior pursuing a Bachelor's Degree during the 2015-16 academic year (junior means a student who plans to continue full-time undergraduate study and who expects to receive a Bachelor's Degree between December 2016 and August 2017)

 

  • Have demonstrated leadership ability, be committed to a career in government or public service, and plan to attend graduate school to prepare for a public service career

 

  • Have a 3.7 overall GPA or better

 

  • Be a U.S. citizen or a U.S. national

 

  • To complete and submit nomination materials, please contact the Scholarship Resource Center at src@college.ucla.edu, call us at (310) 206-2875, or stop by in person at 233 Covel Commons. The UCLA Nomination Deadline is:

    

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 by 6 pm