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SOAR, Scholarships and Other Award Resources, is a searchable online database of funding opportunities for current students at all levels as well as recent graduates. Please review the recommendations below for conducting a search based on your needs, interests and eligibility.

Truman, Harry S. Scholarship

Merit-based awards to outstanding juniors who intend to pursue careers in government or elsewhere in public service (e.g. public interest organizations, educational organizations, nonprofits, etc.). Students receive a $30,000 scholarship to support any type of graduate program, plus a summer internship. Applicants should have excellent GPA, public and community service and evidence of leadership. Open to all fields.


campus deadline is in mid November

Application Procedure:
University nomination required. Contact Janice McDonald at for more information.

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: Junior

Graduate: None

Award Type:
Scholarship / Fellowship

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Government/Public Service, Social Sciences, International Affairs, Education,

Additional Qualifications:
U.S. citizen (or a U.S. national) or expect to receive my citizenship by the date the Scholarship will be awarded

Last Updated:
June 26, 2017

Last Updated: 9/12/17