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Harry S. Truman Scholarship

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The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships of up to $30,000 to college students who have outstanding leadership potential, plan to pursue careers in government or elsewhere in public service, and wish to attend graduate school to help prepare for their careers.

Priority is given to candidates proposing to enroll in graduate programs specifically oriented to careers in public service. These include master's, Ph.D., and J.D. programs in public administration; public policy analysis; public health; international relations; government; economics; social service delivery; education and human resource development; and conservation and environmental protection.

The Truman Scholarship provides $3,000 toward the recipient's final year of undergraduate study and $27,000 for graduate study. The Truman Foundation maintains an excellent web site with extensive information and guidance to candidates.

Princess Grace Foundation

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Established in 1982 in memory of Her Serene Highness Princess Grace of Monaco, the Princess Grace Foundation - USA supports emerging young artists nationwide in the fields of theater, dance and film. Students in their last year of schooling or training are eligible for tuition assistance through scholarships, while young artists working in the area of theater and dance qualify for apprenticeships and fellowships.

Smithsonian Institution Internships

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The Smithsonian Institution offers a variety of highly structured educational internships to students over a broad range of fields. There are usually no deadlines, and stipends may or may not be offered. A number of special internships are targeted at specific minority groups, including Latinos and Native Americans.

Rotary Global Grants Scholarship

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 The Rotary Global Grants Scholarship funds new graduate students who are interested in studying abroad in one of the six Areas of Focus for Rotary.   

Scholarship highlights…

  • Graduate studies abroad
  • Plan to pursue career in field of study
  • 1 to 2 year scholarship
  • Minimum of $30,000 per year
  • Must be proficient in language  of country
  • Based on…
    • Academic merit
    • Studying a Rotary Area of Focus
    • Residence in or attendance at a college in Rotary District 7390 where F&M is located

Rotary’s Areas of Focus are…

  • Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution
  • Disease Prevention and Treatment
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Basic Education and Literacy
  • Economic and Community Development.

Scholarship application period begins in October when candidate submits proposal paperwork to District’s Global Grants Scholarship Committee. Interviews will be held in December.

For more information, go to:

Rotary contact:  Edward A. Hauck, District 7390 Global Grants Scholarship Committee at or (717) 293-7172

Academy For Educational Development and Public Policy and International Affairs

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Undergraduate students, at least in their junior year, with a minimum of one full semester or quarter of course work remaining before graduation at the conclusion of the Junior Institute; U.S. citizen or permanent resident;
People of color historically underrepresented in public policy and international affairs, including African Americans, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, Hispanic Americans, Alaska Natives, or Native Americans; and Persons demonstrating a strong interest in public policy and/or international affairs.

The Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship Program seeks to recruit and empower a new generation of culturally diverse and dedicated public servants. PPIA targets that segment of the U.S. population that will constitute the majority of new workers hired in the new millennium -- people of color.

There are three major components of the program:

Junior Institutes, held during the summer on the campuses of five schools of public policy and international affairs, offer participants seven weeks of intensive study before the senior year to build upon skills in communications and to analyze and further explore public policy and international issues.

Senior Programs provide options to graduating seniors, such as language study, internships, and specialized study in preparation for graduate school.

Graduate Fellowships support Master's degrees in public policy and international affairs in 29 U.S. graduate schools.

To receive a PPIA Graduate Fellowship, students must have successfully applied for admission to a PPIA Junior Institute and completed the Institute Program.

Rhodes Scholarships

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Students in all Academic Fields

Rhodes scholarships are investments in people. Applications are sought from talented students without restriction as to their field of academic specialization or career plans. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and cannot have reached their 24th birthday by October 1 of the year in which they apply for a Rhodes Scholarship. Applicants must also have graduated with their bachelor's degree before they matriculate at Oxford one year from the time of their application for a Rhodes Scholarship.  

Founded in 1913, the Garden Club of America is a volunteer nonprofit organization comprised of 200 member clubs and approximately 18,000 members throughout the country. GCA members passionately devote their energies and expertise to a wide array of projects in their communities and across the nation.  

To promote greater understanding of the interdependence of horticulture, environmental protection, and community improvement, the Garden Club of America annually awards over $200,000 in scholarships, including the prestigious Rome Prize and the Garden Club of America/Royal Horticultural Society Interchange Fellowship. The GCA Founders Fund is an annual award to a club for an exceptional community project. At the national level, the GCA annually recognizes prominent citizens for their outstanding contributions and frequently hosts a variety of educational conferences across the country.