Candidate Instructions

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Students must complete the Truman Application on-line. Access to the application system is controlled by Faculty Representatives. To gain access to the online application, please speak with the Faculty Representative at your school.

Once you have been registered by your Faculty Representative, you will receive an email with a one-time log-in.  Your email address will also act as your username, so please be certain to use an email address that you can access easily and is appropriate to appear on your application.  Once you have logged into the site, you will be taken to a dashboard page where you can update your profile and select a password that you can remember.

Please complete all fields in your profile except for bio and photo.  The bio and photo will only be requested if you are selected as a Finalist, and only be used if you are selected as a Scholar.  After you complete your profile, you will be taken to your dashboard page.  The link to start your application is available on the right hand side of the page.

If you go to other parts of the site, or leave our site and return later, you can return to your dashboard by clicking the "My Account" button at the top right of the page.

System Requirements:

The application is internet-based and will work in most updated, conventional internet browsers.  If you are having difficulty working with the application, please either contact the Foundation or your institution's IT department.

You may notice that our website works on tablets and other devices.  The application, however, is not tested for use in these environments.  If you choose to work on a non-standard device, you do so at your own risk.

Candidate Instructions:
Most instructions are included in the online application.  Should you require additional information, more detailed instructions are found here.