The Truman Scholarship provides up to $30,000 in funding to students pursuing graduate degrees in public service fields. Students must be college juniors at the time of selection. The Foundation also provides assistance with career counseling, internship placement, graduate school admissions and professional development. Scholars are invited to participate in a number of programs: Truman Scholar Leadership Week, The Summer Institute, The Truman Fellows Program and the Public Service Law Conference.
- Attend an accredited U.S. college or university
- Be nominated by the institution's Truman Faculty Representative
- Be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national
- Be in the upper quarter of their junior class