College of Community & Public Service Advising Center

Truman Scholarship Information Session 10/23/12

Date: October 16, 2012


Truman Scholarship Information Session: An Opportunity for Exceptional U.S. Juniors who aspire to be change agents in public service

 When: Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Time: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Where: 2259 Kirkhof Center

 Learn about:

•The nationally prestigious Truman scholarship award opportunity

•How to prepare for the competitive application process

•The January 28, 2013 campus deadline

 In 2011, GVSU students Chris Gale and Aubrey McMahan were named Truman Finalists: Will you be next?

 The mission of the Truman Scholarship Foundation is to find and recognize college juniors with exceptional academic records (usually 3.6 GPA and above) and proven leadership potential who are committed to careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education or elsewhere in the public service; and to provide them with financial support for graduate study, leadership training, and fellowship with other students who are committed to making a difference through public serviceTo learn more about this nationally competitive scholarship, visit  

 Advanced registration is appreciated. Please e-mail or call 616-331-3219 if you: plan to attend, you need special accommodations are needed, and/or you need more information.


Students interested in applying who are unable to attend the information session are strongly encouraged to immediately contact Amanda Cuevas, Director, Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships at or 616-331-3219.

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