Humanity In Action, Truman and Udall Leadership Scholarships, Campus Deadline November 19, 2013

HIA – Humanity in Action

Application Deadline:  January 9, 2014


  • ·         1:00pm – 1:50pm, Wednesday, October 30, 2013, MGH 173R Conference Room
  • ·         3.00pm – 3:50pm, Thursday, November 7, 2013, MGH 173R Conference Room
  • ·         2:00pm – 2:50pm, Tuesday, November 19, 2013, MGH 173R Conference Room

The Humanity in Action (HIA) programs are designed to facilitate an ongoing trans-Atlantic dialogue about the challenges that democratic societies encounter as they experience new degrees and forms of diversity. The goal is to promote the growth of future decision makers through rigorous inquiry, discussion and research; to reinforce the HIA Fellows’ commitment to democratic values and human rights; and to foster a growing international community bound together by these commitments. Fellows will be selected on the basis of their demonstrated commitment to human rights, evidence of leadership potential, and outstanding academic achievement.  All Majors and academic disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Truman and Udall Leadership Scholarships Campus Application Deadline: November 19, 2013

Upcoming Information Sessions:


  • 1:00 – 1:50 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, 173R MGH

The Harry S. Truman and Morris K. Udall Scholarships offer great opportunities to students actively involved on their campus and in their communities.

  • ·         The Truman is open to all juniors and seniors who expects to receive a baccalaureate degree between December 2014 and August 2015 and who wish to pursue graduate school in preparation for work in government and public service.  The Truman Foundation awards selected students $30,000 for graduate school.
  • ·         Applicants for the Truman Scholarship must meet the following:

1.       Must be in the upper quarter of their junior class;

2.       Be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national;

3.       Has an extensive record of public and community service; and

4.       Is committed to a career in government or elsewhere in public service,

  • ·         The Udall awards students who have a strong commitment to improving or preserving the environment or a strong commitment to Native American Tribal Policy and health care policy.  The Udall Foundations awards selected students up to $5000 and honorable mentions of $300.
  • ·         Applicants for the Udall Scholarship must meet the following:

1.       Must be a sophomore or junior at time of application;

2.       Have a college GPA of a “B” or the equivalent;

3.       Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; and

4.       Has an extensive record of environmental public and community services; and/or engagement in Native American tribal community service or Native health.

For more information, please see the Truman or Udall websites:




And check out the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards webpage for the campus application process:




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