Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs

Truman Scholarship

Supports graduate study for students with a commitment to a career in public service who are poised to be change agents in their careers.

Applicants must have strong academic backgrounds and proven records of service and leadership (especially campus and/or community volunteer work).

Candidates must be nominated by the USC committee; USC can nominate up to 4 students annually.

Year of Study Funded
(based on intended year of graduation)
Masters, Professional Degree: Health Sciences, Professional Degree: Business, Professional Degree: Law

Eligibility Requirements

Year of Application:
(based on intended year of graduation)

Citizenship: US Citizen

Minimum Grade Point Average: 3.7

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


Deadline Information

Truman Campus Nomination Deadline
Monday, October 23, 2017
Noon, ET

Intent to Apply
Friday, April 6, 2018

Last Updated: October 3, 2017

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Rhodes Scholarship
The oldest and most celebrated international fellowship awards in the world,they enable students to study for two years at Oxford University. Each year 32 Americans are chosen for their outstanding scholarly achievements, as well as their character, commitment to others and to the common good, and for their potential for leadership in whatever domains their careers may lead. Provides for two full years of study at Oxford University in any field.


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