Scholarships for Students Committed to Public Service

We want to highlight a couple important scholarships (with deadlines approaching!!!) designed to support students committed to public service: The Truman Scholarship and the Udall Scholarship.


The Truman Scholarship

  • The Harry S. Truman Scholarship supports graduate education and professional development of outstanding young people committed to public service leadership.
  • Open to U.S citizen students who are in their 3rd year.
  • The award amount is $30,000 to go toward graduate education. Read more about the Truman at
  • Apply for nomination for the Truman award online at
  • Deadline: November 14th


The Udall Scholarship

  • The foundation awards scholarships for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment. Last year, two UW students were awarded this scholarship!
  • The Udall Foundation anticipates awarding 50 scholarships of up to $7,000 each.
  • Sophomore and junior level students can apply for the Udall Undergraduate Scholarship.
  • Open to U.S. citizen students. (Tribal enrollment required for students applying under the Native American categories).
  • Deadline: November 28th

For more information about these or the many other scholarships available to undergraduates, please visit the website for the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards.

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