Do you hope to be a “change agent” and improve the way organizations/institutions serve the public?
Are there conditions in our society or the environment that trouble you, that you want to tackle?
Have you participated in community service/volunteer opportunities, internships, advocacy or interest groups, environmental work, partisan or nonpartisan political activities, ASUW, student organizations, or military/ROTC?
Then you might be a strong candidate for the Truman and/or the Udall Scholarships.
The Harry S. Truman and Morris K. Udall Scholarships award students actively involved in their communities and campus. Each scholarship has a strong emphasis on the importance of leadership and commitment to public service and provides selected scholars with an opportunity to network with likeminded peers, groups and leaders in public policy.
Applicants for the both Scholarship must meet the following:
- Attend an accredited college or university.
- Be nominated by a Truman Faculty Representative.
- Be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.
FOR THE TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP, STUDENTS MUST :
· Be in the upper quarter of their junior class on track to graduate between December 2013 and August 2014.
Eligible students receive up to $30,000 from the Truman Scholarship for graduate or professional school, a summer internships in congressional, governmental or non-governmental organizations in Washington D.C., and a leadership week with the Truman Foundation.
FOR THE UDALL SCHOLARSHIP, STUDENTS MUST
Applicants for the Udall Scholarship must meet the following:
· Must be a sophomore or junior at time of application.
Eligible students receive up to $5,000 from the Udall Scholarship for undergraduate education, networking opportunities with the Udall Family, Udall Foundation and Professionals in the environmental field, and a leadership weekend with the Udall Foundation.
Campus Application Deadline: Thursday, November 15, 2012, 11:45 p.m.
Upcoming Information Sessions: All Session Held 171 Mary Gates Hall, Team Room
|Harry S. Truman Scholarship||Morris K and Steward Udall Scholarship|
|3:30 – 4:20 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2012,
2:30 – 3:20 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012,
|2:00 – 2:50 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012
2:30 – 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012
Truman: https://www.washington.edu/students/ugrad/scholar/scholarships/s/truman or National website: http://www.truman.gov/
Udall: https://www.washington.edu/students/ugrad/scholar/scholarships/s/morrisundergraduate or National website: http://www.udall.gov
For UW Campus Application Information, please contact:
Mona Pitre-Collins, mpitre
Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards:
Mona Pitre-Collins | Director, Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards
Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity | 171 Mary Gates Hall | Box 352803
University of Washington | Seattle | WA 98195 | 206-221-6059 | Fax 206-616-4389