The 2013 Summer Institute (SI) will be held in Washington, D.C. from Sunday, May 26th to Sunday, July 28th. It is designed as a program that deepens understanding of the national policymaking process and enhances community among the SI class. In addition to participating in an eight-week public service internship, SI participants are required to take part in the following programs:
- seminars focused on national policymaking (May 28-May 31 & various days during in the summer);
- meetings with former Truman Scholars and other prominent public servants;
- a day on Capitol Hill;
- and Scholar led-presentations on six to eight Tuesday nights throughout the summer.
Please complete the application and e-mail the attachments (resume, writing sample) to Andrew Kirk by no later than September 14, 2012. The deadline for signing a contract to participate in the Summer Institute is December 14, 2012.
Many federal and local government agencies, non-profits, think tanks and NGOs have sponsored Truman Scholars for Summer Institute.
Announcements for SI 2013
General information about SI 2013.
SI 2013 Application
Please complete this form to apply for Summer Institute.
What to wear for Summer Institute events, your job, and other miscellaneous information.
Housing & Travel
This page includes helpful information about travel to and from Summer Institute, and Scholars' living arrangements in the District.
Foundation-approved tips for writing a fantastic resume.