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Harry S. Truman Scholarship

Sean Kaczmarek

Sean Kaczmarek - Truman Finalist 2015

These scholarships are awarded to junior-level college students preparing for careers in public service. Truman Scholars are eligible to receive up to $30,000 for graduate study. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens or nationals. Resident aliens are not eligible. Applicants should have a GPA of 3.7 or higher and have public service related experiences and goals. The Truman Foundation defines public service as employment in government at any level, uniformed services, public-interest organizations, nongovernmental research and or educational organizations, public and private schools, and public service oriented nonprofit organizations. This scholarship is extremely competitive. Candidates may be nominated by the University at Buffalo and may not apply directly. The University at Buffalo nomination deadline is November 1, 2015 and the Foundation application deadline is February 2016. Detailed information about the self-nomination process can be obtained from Elizabeth Colucci at

For more information visit the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation site.

Last updated: September 27, 2016 12:16 pm EST