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Office of National Scholarship Advisement

University of Mississippi

Logan Barksdale Mary Ball

Harry Truman Scholarship

The Harry Truman Scholarship seeks future “change agents” who aspire to leadership positions in federal, state, or local governments or in the not-for-profit and education sectors where they can influence public policies and programs. Candidates should have extensive community service, have outstanding leadership potential, and be committed to a career in government or in public policy. Approximately 65 awards are made annually, to be applied to graduate or professional studies.

Qualifications: be a full-time junior at a four-year institution, be committed to a career in public service, be in the top 25% of his/her class, and be a U. S. citizen or national. University nomination is required. Institutional deadline December 15.

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Application checklist: (click here)

You must notify the Office of National Scholarship Advisement of your intent to submit an application. For further information and assistance, contact Tim Dolan.

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