Truman Scholarship

The Truman Scholarship awards graduate school scholarships to juniors who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership, and a commitment to a career in public service.

2020-2021 Deadlines:

Internal Deadline: April 3, 2020

National Deadline: February 2021 (TBA)

Purpose:

The Truman Scholarship awards graduate school scholarships to juniors who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership, and a commitment to a career in public service.

Eligibility:

In order to apply, a student must:

- be enrolled as a junior in February 2021 (Oxy will choose sophomores in spring of 2020)

- be a U.S. citizen

Selection criteria can be found here.

Nomination Process:

Oxy may nominate up to four students from the class of 2022 (plus up to three transfer students). Applicants must email a draft of their sample application (use the .doc file here), their public policy proposal, their list of three possible recommenders, and their unofficial transcript to fellowships@oxy.edu by April 3, 2020. Letters of recommendation are not needed until the fall.

The faculty committee will work with our nominees to finalize their applications by the national deadline.