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Title 45Subtitle BChapter XVIIIPart 1801 → Subpart C


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


Subpart C—The Competition


Contents
§1801.20   Selection of Finalists.
§1801.21   Evaluation criteria.
§1801.22   Interview of Finalists with panel.
§1801.23   Recommendation by panel.
§1801.24   Selection of Truman Scholars by the Foundation.

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§1801.20   Selection of Finalists.

The Foundation selects Finalists from the students who are nominated.

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§1801.21   Evaluation criteria.

(a) The Foundation appoints a committee to select finalists from the students nominated on the basis of the following criteria:

(1) Extent and quality of community service and government involvement;

(2) Leadership record;

(3) Academic performance and writing and analytical skills; and

(4) Suitability of the nominee's proposed program of study and its appropriateness for a leadership career in public service.

(b) The Foundation selects Finalists solely on the basis of the information required under §1801.17.

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§1801.22   Interview of Finalists with panel.

The Foundation invites each Finalist to an interview with a regional review panel. Panels evaluate Truman Finalists primarily on:

(a) Leadership potential and communication skills;

(b) Likelihood of “making a difference” in public service; and

(c) Intellectual strength, analytical abilities, and prospects of performing well in graduate school.

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§1801.23   Recommendation by panel.

(a) Each Panel is asked to recommend to the Board of Trustees the name of one candidate from each state in the region to be appointed as a Truman Scholar. The Foundation may authorize each regional review panel to recommend additional Scholars from the States in its region.

(b) A panel's recommendations are based on the material required under §1801.17 and, as determined in the interview, the panel's assessment of each Finalist in terms of criteria presented in §1801.22.

(c) In the event that a regional review panel determines that none of the Finalists from a state meets all the requirements expected of a Truman Scholar, it does not provide a recommendation. The Foundation will carry over the Scholarship for that state making two Scholarships available the following year.

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§1801.24   Selection of Truman Scholars by the Foundation.

The Foundation names Truman Scholars after receiving recommendations from the regional review panels.

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