Truman Scholarship Supports Careers in Public Service

The Truman Scholarship is a prestigious national scholarship for students passionately committed to careers in public service, social justice, or education. It provides funding for graduate school, leadership training, and professional opportunities.

If interested, visit the Truman website and contact Cindy Schaarschmidt, UWT Director of Student Fellowships & Study Abroad to learn about UWT’s nomination process.  Applications are due November 27, 2017.


  • $30,000 toward graduate school
  • Career and graduate school mentoring
  • The Truman network! (Some of the most highly placed figures in public life were Truman Scholars.)


  • Juniors only (i.e. graduating between December 2018 and August 2019).
  • Strong track record and commitment to public service.
  • Desire to be a ‘change agent’.

Campus Deadline

  • November 27, 2017 (scholarship requires University nomination)

Questions? Email Cindy Schaarschmidt ( Director, Student Fellowships & Study Abroad to set up a one-on-one meeting.