• 2016 Truman Scholars Announced

    Fifty-four outstanding college juniors... >

  • Truman-Albright Fellows Program

    Truman Scholar and Senator Chris Coons meets with Truman-Albright Fellows... >

  • Truman Summer

    Scholars spend the summer in DC in internships & events, including with Secretary Madeleine Albright... >

40 Years of Truman

A video celebrating the fortieth anniversary of the Truman Scholarship Program.

How to Become a Truman Scholar

Information on competing for one of the country's most prestigious undergraduate scholarships.

2016 Staats Award

Lisette Nieves (NY, 90) will be awarded the Foundation's 2016 Staats Award, recognizing the Scholar who best exemplifies the characteristics of the former Chair of the Foundation's Board of Trustees, Elmer B. Staats.

2016 Stevens Award

Tico Almeida (WI, 98) will be awarded the Foundation's 2016 Stevens Award, recognizing a Truman Scholar who has made exemplary contributions to the Truman Scholar community and to public service leadership through the law.

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Do your duty and history will do you justice.

- Harry S. Truman