Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Truman Scholarship for Public Policy and Public Service

ATTENTION JUNIORS!!! Do you have outstanding public service accomplishments and goals, an excellent academic record, and clear evidence of leadership ability? Are you passionate about public service? Are you planning graduate study to help you prepare for a career working for the public good and shaping public policy?
Learn about the Truman Scholarship (www.truman.gov) which honors President Harry S. Truman by recognizing JUNIORS with outstanding potential for making contributions to the public good and to public policy. The Truman Scholarship provides $30,000 toward relevant graduate studies, exceptional internship opportunities and other important benefits. Maryland nominees have won Truman Scholarships 3 of the past 4 years!
WHO CAN APPLY: US Citizens or nationals (by March 2014) - Juniors, 3rd year Seniors - GPA of 3.5 or higher strongly recommended - All Majors – All candidates for Truman Scholarships must be nominated by their university: Maryland’s nomination deadline is Monday, November 25, 2013
To learn more about the Truman Scholarship and Maryland's nomination process sign up for one of our upcoming info sessions and read more below.
Tuesday, September 24, 12:00 noon - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Tuesday, September 24,  4:15 pm - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, September 25, 12 noon - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, September 25, 4:15 noon - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Friday, September 27, 12 noon - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
PLEASE LET US KNOW BY EMAIL TO TRUMAN@UMD.EDU WHICH SESSION YOU PLAN TO ATTEND - SPACE IS LIMITED. If you are interested in learning more but cannot attend these sessions, please reply to the same address listing days/times you have available to meet. Prof. Margaret Pearson, Dept. of Government and Politics, is Maryland's faculty advisor for the Truman Scholarship.
***The deadline to apply for University of Maryland nomination for the 2014 Truman Scholarship is MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2013.***  

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