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 www.truman.gov.
- Apply for nomination for the Truman award online at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/apply/519
- 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).
- Apply for nomination for the Udall award online at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/apply/482.
- 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.