Thursday, 10 June 2010

USA:Harry S. Truman Scholarship 2010 At University Of Chicago

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. Please visit the For Scholars section of the website for an overview of the programs the Foundation currently offers for Scholars.

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Eligibility Requirements

Third-years with a minimum GPA of 3.60.
Students who intend to study abroad in Cape Town during winter quarter of their third year are not eligible to apply. Students who are serious about applying for the Truman and intent on a study abroad experience are encouraged to consider study abroad options besides Cape Town, or apply to Cape Town for their second or fourth year.
The College may nominate up to four applicants.


All Candidates should be aware that the Truman Scholarship has a newly instituted service requirement. Scholars selected from 2005 on are required to work in public service for three of the seven years following completion of a Foundation funded graduate degree program as a condition of receiving Truman funds. Scholars who do not meet this service requirement, or who fail to provide timely proof to the Foundation of such employment, will be required to repay funds received along with interest. The Foundation will have an appeals process for special circumstances.


Contact 1 Name: Mary Daniels
Office Location: Harper M396
Telephone: (773) 702-8615

Contact 2 Name: Amanda Norton
Office Location: Harper M393
Telephone: (773) 702-8615

Information Sessions:

An information session will be held regarding this award on April 6, 2010 at 2:00 PM in Harper 284.

Another information session will be held regarding this award on April 21, 2010 at 12:00 PM in Harper 284.


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