2021 Competition

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Guidance for Faculty Representatives and Applicants Regarding COVID-19

Frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19, including guidance on presenting disruptions to leadership, service and academic opportunities in the application.

From the Executive Secretary

Memorandum addressing items of interest in the 2021 Truman Scholarship competition.

How to Become a Fac Rep

For institutions currently without a Fac Rep.

2021 Notes to Faculty Reps

The official rules for the 2021 Competition including deadlines, types of candidates sought, and advice for Faculty Reps.

2020-2021 Bulletin of Information

All Candidates should review of the Bulletin of Information before applying. You may also reproduce copies for campus recruitment.

Sample Candidate Materials

Downloadable formats (MS-Word template and PDF) of a sample Truman Scholarship Application form (Items 1-15), Policy proposal, and Letter of recommendation Forms. These forms are for informational purposes only. All Applications must be submitted via our on-line application system.

Nominee Rating Form

A copy of the form used by our Finalist Selection Committee to select nominees for interview.