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Amount Up to $15,000 annually, renewable for one year.
Application Deadline February 6, 2006
Requirements Must be a college junior at time of application. The student must expect to receive his/her baccalaureate degree between December 2006 and August 2007. A student in his/her second or third year of collegiate study must expect to graduate during the 2006-2007 academic year. Must be a domestic student in the U.S. This is a graduate award. Must be a full-time student at a four-year institution. Students transferring from two-year institutions must be enrolled at a four-year institution by Feb. 6, 2006. Must be a U.S. citizen or a United States national from America Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Resident aliens (green card holders) are NOT eligible. Must be in the upper quarter of his/her class. Must be committed to a career in public service. The foundation defines public service as employment in government at any level, uniformed services, public-interest organizations, nongovernmental research and/or educational organizations, public and private schools, and public-service oriented nonprofit organizations such as those whose primary purposes are to help needy or disadvantaged persons or to protect the environment.
Organization: Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation