Details about Harry S. Truman USA Scholarship 2019
Harry S. Truman USA Scholarship 2019 is offered for Bachelors, Masters, PhD degree in the field of Public service-related graduate degree. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 05 Feb 2019. This scholarship is provided by The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation and the value of this scholarship is Partial Funding, $30,000 . This scholarship is open for: Open to citizens of United States.
- Deadline: 05 Feb 2019
- Scholarship value: Partial Funding, $30,000
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation – the federal memorial to their thirty-third President – awards merit-based scholarships to college students who plan to pursue careers in government or elsewhere in public service. 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.
Eligibility for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship 2019:
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 2019-20 academic year. ‘Junior’ here means a student who plans to continue full-time undergraduate study and who expects to receive a baccalaureate degree between December 2019 and August 2020, or a student in his or her third year of collegiate study who expects to graduate during the 2019-20 academic year, or a senior-level student who is a resident of Puerto Rico or the Islands.
- Nominated by the Truman Scholarship Faculty Representative at his or her institution.
- In the upper quarter of his or her class.
- A 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, as defined by the Foundation.
- Scholars may defer, for up to four years, Foundation support for their graduate studies after completion of their undergraduate studies.
- Scholars in graduate study programs supported by other means and Scholars in the Armed Forces may request additional years of deferral.
- Scholars 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 funding.
- Scholars who are not employed in public service for a total of three years, or who fail to provide proof to the Foundation of such employment, will be required to repay any funds received along with interest.
- The Foundation will have an appeals process for those Scholars in special circumstances.
- The Foundation provides up to $30,000 toward a public service-related graduate degree.
- The award may be used only for tuition, fees, books, room and board, or other specifically approved expenses.
- Payments from the Foundation may be received to supplement, but not to duplicate, benefits from the educational institution or from other foundations, institutions, or organizations.
- The combined benefits from all sources may not exceed the costs of tuition, fees, books, and room and board as prescribed by the institution.