Penn State College of Engineering Penn State College of Engineering

Harry S. Truman Scholarship

Application Deadline:





The mission of the Truman Scholarship Foundation is to find and recognize college juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education or elsewhere in the public service. The foundation will provide them with financial support for graduate study, leadership training, and connect them with other students who are committed to making a difference through public service.


A U.S. citizen,
A college junior with a GPA of 3.7 or above
Extensive records of public and community service
Outstanding leadership potential and communication skills.

In order to apply, you must be registered by the University Fellowships Office. To be registered, you must make an appointment by calling 814-863-8199.

Terms of Award:

60 to 65 Truman Scholars for 2017

For more information: Director of University Fellowships Office

Truman Website:

Please Submit:

Materials that will be required to be submitted to the University Fellowships Office are:
Online Application
3 Letters of Recommendation
Official Transcript
Policy Proposal

Online Application: