Northwestern University

Thu 4:00 PM

Truman Scholarship Information Session

When: Thursday, October 18, 2012
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  

Where: 1940 Sheridan Road, Conference Room, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student

Contact: Angela Johnson   847.491.2617

Group: Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Category: Academic

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Truman Scholars receive up to $30,000 for graduate or professional school, participate in leadership development activities, and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government.  Grantees are college students who plan to pursue careers in government or elsewhere in public service. 

 Each nominee for the Truman Scholarship must be:
* A full-time junior-level student at a four-year institution pursuing a bachelor's degree during the 2012-2013 academic year.
* Nominated by the Truman Scholarship Faculty Representative at his or her institution;
* In the upper quarter of his or her class; and
* United States citizen or a United States national from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Resident aliens (green card holders) are not eligible.

A good candidate for the Truman Scholarship meets the above eligibility requirements and also:

*Has an extensive record of public and community service;
*Has outstanding leadership potential and communication skills; and
*Is committed to a career in government or elsewhere in public service.

CAMPUS APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, November 19, 9:00 a.m.   Please submit all materials required for a final application. (See Truman website:





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