Award Details 

The Truman Scholarship recognizes junior level students who plan to go on to careers in public service and have current outstanding service and leadership records as well as an academic record that indicates success in at the graduate level. Successful applications are awarded $30,000 towards a graduate program of their choice. 

See the Truman Foundation website for a video on how Truman scholarships support the next generation of public service leaders. 
See this OSU Informational Slideshow for additional helpful information. 


Applicant must be a US Citizen or US National, and a full time undergraduate student with junior standing. 

Application Timeline 

The Truman Scholarship application requires a university interview and endorsement letter. Please contact LeAnn Adam to discuss your interest in applying. 

OSU campus deadline: January 9, 2024

National nomination deadline: February 6, 2024

OSU Contact 

LeAnn Adam 
Director, OSU National and Global Scholarships Advising 
[email protected]