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Title 45Subtitle BChapter XVIIIPart 1801 → Subpart B


Title 45: Public Welfare
PART 1801—HARRY S. TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM


Subpart B—Nominations


Contents
§1801.10   Nomination by institution of higher education.
§1801.11   Annual nomination.
§1801.12   Institutions with more than one campus.
§1801.13   Two-year institutions.
§1801.14   Faculty Representative.
§1801.15   Submission of application to the Foundation.
§1801.16   Closing date for receipt of nominations.
§1801.17   Contents of application.
§1801.18   Limitations on nominations.

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§1801.10   Nomination by institution of higher education.

To be considered in the competition a student must be nominated by the institution that he or she attends.

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§1801.11   Annual nomination.

(a) Except as provided in §§1801.11 (b), 1801.12, and 1801.24, each institution may nominate up to four students annually. Additionally, a four-year institution may nominate up to three currently enrolled juniors who completed their first two college years at a two-year institution. Nominees may have legal residence in the same State as the institution or in different States.

(b) The Foundation may announce each year in its Bulletin of Information or on its website (http://www.truman.gov) special circumstances under which an institution may nominate additional candidates.

(c) All nominations must be made by the President of the institution or the designated Faculty Representative.

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§1801.12   Institutions with more than one campus.

If an institution has more than one component separately listed in the current edition of the Directory of Postsecondary Institutions published by the U.S. Department of Education, each component will be considered to be a separate institution under this regulation, and each may nominate up to four students. However, a component that is organized solely for administrative purposes and has no students may not nominate a student.

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§1801.13   Two-year institutions.

If an institution does not offer education beyond the sophomore level, the institution may nominate only students who have completed two years at that institution and who are currently enrolled as full-time juniors at accredited four-year institutions. Faculty Representatives at two-year institutions may submit the materials directly to the Foundation or they may forward the nomination materials to the Faculty Representative of the four-year institution attended by the nominee.

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§1801.14   Faculty Representative.

(a) Each institution which nominates a student must give the Foundation the name, business address, and business telephone number of a member of the faculty or administrator who will serve as liaison between the institution and the Foundation.

(b) The Faculty Representative is responsible for a timely submission of all nominations and supporting documentation.

(c) The Foundation delegates the responsibility to the Faculty Representative to establish a process to publicize the scholarship, recruit candidates, select nominees, and assist nominees.

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§1801.15   Submission of application to the Foundation.

To nominate a student for the competition, the Faculty Representative must submit the completed nomination packet to the Foundation as provided in §1801.16. The Foundation does not accept nominations packets directly from students.

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§1801.16   Closing date for receipt of nominations.

The Foundation announces in its Bulletin of Information and in the Federal Register and posts on its website (http://www.truman.gov) the date and address at which the Foundation must receive nominations. Nominations not received by this date at the address specified will not be considered.

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§1801.17   Contents of application.

(a) The Foundation provides a form that must be used as the application.

(b) Each application must include the following:

(1) A certification of nomination and eligibility signed by the Faculty Representative;

(2) A completed Truman Scholarship Application signed by the nominee;

(3) A policy proposal written by the nominee;

(4) A current official college transcript; and

(5) A letter of nomination from the Faculty Representative and three letters of recommendation.

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§1801.18   Limitations on nominations.

A candidate nominated by an institution and not selected as a Truman Scholar may not be renominated the following year.

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