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Additional Scholarship Benefits for Truman Scholars
The following programs have committed to matching the $30,000 Truman Scholarship with a $30,000 award of their own:
  • Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy
  • Georgetown University, McCourt School of Public Policy (contingent upon satisfactory academic progress)
  • Georgetown University, Walsh School of Foreign Serivce, M.S. in Foreign Service Program (contingent upon satisfactory academic progress). Application fees waived for Truman Scholars. 
  • Harvard University, The John F. Kennedy School of Government (available for only up to five Truman Scholars in each academic year)
  • Indiana University, The School of Public and Environmental Affairs
  • University of Chicago, The Harris School of Public Policy Studies
  • University of Michigan, The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
  • University of Texas, The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs


The following 12-month program has committed to matching the $22,500 Truman Scholarship* with a $22,500 award of its own:

  •  Brown University, The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs


The following programs have indicated that all costs (beyond those covered by the $30,000 from Truman) will be covered by the institution for Truman Scholars: 
  • The National University of Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
  • Princeton University, The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
  • Syracuse University, The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs


The following program has indicated that Truman Scholars who are accepted and attend are guaranteed a minimum of $30,000/year for non-Virginia residents and $20,000/year for Virginia residents in scholarship support:

  • University of Virginia, Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy


The following program has indicated that Truman Scholars who are accepted and attend will have their scholarship augmented by a fellowship award package valued at over $50,000 for out-of-state students over the course of two years. They will be eligible for in-state tuition and a living stipend estimated at $15,000 over two years:

  • University of Washington, Evans School of Public Policy and Governance


*The maximum amount an individual can receive from the Truman Foundation is $22,500 for a 12-month graduate program.