Truman and Udall Scholarships
Do you hope to be a “change agent” and improve the way organizations/institutions serve the public?
Are there conditions in our society or the environment that trouble you, that you want to tackle?
Have you participated extensively in community service/volunteer opportunities, internships, advocacy or interest groups, environmental work, partisan or nonpartisan political activities, ASUW, student organizations, or military/ROTC?
Then you might be a strong candidate for the Truman and/or the Udall Scholarships.
The Harry S. Truman and Morris K. Udall Scholarships award students actively involved in their communities and campus. Each scholarship has a strong emphasis on the importance of leadership and commitment to public service and provides selected scholars with an opportunity to network with likeminded peers, groups and leaders in public policy.
Applicants for the Truman Scholarship must meet the following:
Attend an accredited college or university.
Be nominated by a Truman Faculty Representative.
Be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.
Be in the upper quarter of their junior class on track to graduate between December 2012 and August 2013.
Eligible students can receive up to $30,000 from the Truman Scholarship for graduate or professional school.
Campus application: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/scholarq/145057
Applicants for the Udall Scholarship must meet the following:
Must be a sophomore or junior at time of application.
Have a college GPA of a “B” or the equivalent.
Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Eligible students can receive up to $5,000 from the Udall Scholarship for undergraduate education.
Campus application: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/scholarq/145062
Campus Application Deadline: Tuesday, November 8, 2011, 11:45 p.m.
For program information, please see the Truman or Udall National websites:
For UW Campus Application Information, please contact:
Mona Pitre-Collins, firstname.lastname@example.org
Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards: