Nov
4
Mon 12:00 PM

Pizza & Politics: Truman Scholarship Information Session

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When: Monday, November 4, 2013
12:00 PM - 1:00 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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Have a slice or two while learning about the prestigious Truman Scholarship! Please RSVP to fellowships@northwestern.edu by 3pm on Friday, November 1!

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 2013-2014 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 25, 9:00 a.m.   Please submit all materials required for a final application. (See Truman website: http://truman.gov/for-candidates/2013-competition/sample-application-forms)