Truman Scholarship

Truman Scholarship ($30,000) For juniors planning graduate study leading to a career in public service.

Requires UCLA’s nomination. The committee’s focus is on leadership and public service.

Eligibility: open to both continuing and transfer juniors, but you must be a 3rd year undergraduate when you apply (third year undergrads with senior standing are eligible. Grad students are not). US citizen (or US national), or expect to receive citizenship by the time the scholarship is awarded. Committed to a career in public service. Strong record of leadership and service.

To apply for UCLA’s nomination, submit your completed application to the SRC by Wednesday of Week 1 of Winter Quarter. You must contact CSSE Assistant Director Rebecca Blustein to obtain access to the Truman application portal. The application opens in the summer.