Truman Scholars receive up to $30,000 for graduate or professional school, participate in leadership development activities, and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government. What Makes a Good Truman Scholar? Each nominee for the Truman Scholarship must be: a full-time junior-level student at a four-year institution pursuing a bachelor's degree during the 2020-2021 academic year ('Junior' here means a student who plans to continue full-time undergraduate study and who expects to receive a baccalaureate degree between December 2021 and August 2022, or a student in his or her third year of collegiate study who expects to graduate during the 2020-2021 academic year); nominated by the Truman Scholarship Faculty Representative at his or her institution; in the upper quarter of his or her class; and a United States citizen or a United States national from American Samoa. Resident aliens (green card holders) are not eligible. Visit truman.gov for more information.