Meet Our First Truman Scholar
Victoria Ochoa received a $30,000 scholarship for graduate school and other resources to prepare her for a career in public service.
We're here to help you apply for funding.
We know how confusing applying for funding can be -- especially for a busy undergraduate. Whether the funding is for next semester, this upcoming summer, or eventually graduate school, check our partial list of funding options and see examples of opportunities below. Then make an appointment with us to discuss your interests and options.
Study-abroad funding ($8,000 for a summer, $10,000 for a semester, or $20,000 for a full academic year) to sophomore, junior and senior U.S. citizens who study outside of Western Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. One-year service obligation to U.S. government in a position with national security responsibilities. Students need language aptitude and commitment to public service. Deadline: February.
Undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually for rising college juniors and seniors who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. Deadline: January.
$30,000 for graduate school in public service fields. Students must be juniors at time of selection. If chosen, students must work in public service for three years after graduate school. Deadline: February.
$5000 a year and conference involvement for sophomores or juniors with a demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment. Nominees have at least a 3.0 GPA and record of service and leadership. Deadline: March.