Congratulations 2022 Truman Scholars!

In 2022, we selected 58 outstanding college students from 53 institutions as Truman Scholars.
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2022 Scholars

Celebrating 45 Years of Truman Scholars

Friends of the Truman Foundation hosted the 45th Anniversary celebration of Truman Scholars at the residence of French Ambassador Philippe √Čtienne. The event included over 350 Truman Scholars, Trustees and other supporters.

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Thanking Ted Deutch (PA 86) and Welcoming Andy Kim (NJ 03)

Thanks to Congressman Ted Deutch (PA 86) for his 7 years of service as a member of our Board of Trustees. Congressman Deutch will be succeeded by Congressman Andy Kim (NJ 03).

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Welcoming Janet Napolitano (NM 77)

Secretary Janet Napolitano (NM 77) has been named as the president of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. She was a member of our first ever class of Truman Scholars.

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Welcoming Ertharin Cousin

The Foundation is pleased to welcome Ertharin Cousin as our new General Counsel. Ambassador Cousin has previously served on the Chicago Regional Review panel and brings a wealth of expertise in non-profit and governmental management.

Madeleine Albright with a small group of Truman Scholars

Remembering the Foundation's President, Madeleine Albright

The Truman Foundation joins Secretary Albright's family, friends and colleagues in celebrating her legacy as a career public servant, the first woman to serve as Secretary of State, and her tireless efforts on behalf of Truman Scholars and the Truman Foundation.

Public Service Awards

2022 Public Service Awards

In 2022, the Truman Foundation will present three awards to leaders who have distinguished themselves in public service careers and made significant contributions to the Truman community:

  • Marcia Chatelain (IL 00) for the Elmer B. Staats Award,
  • Bill Gates (NV 92) for the Joseph E. Stevens Award, and
  • Ginny Bowen (SC 03) for the Ike Skelton Award.

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- Harry S. Truman

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