You Belong at Truman
If you are a first-generation college student, have a low-income background, or are a underrepresented minority student, Truman has resources to help you thrive. We are here for you!
- The Financial Aid Office will help you determine how to pay for college. Scholarships, grants, loans, and on-campus jobs are available for students and Financial Aid will help you navigate your many options.
- The Center for Academic Excellence will help with study skills and tutoring. Plus, the professional academic advisers there will help enroll in courses to make progress toward graduation.
- The Career Center organizes mock interviews, personal statement writing workshops, a Career and Grad School Expo, free professional portraits, and many other presentations to help students with their career goals.
- The Office of Student Research offers grants and support for students interested in completing undergraduate research projects, which is a great way to gain professional skills and experience!
- The SEE Program selects students during their senior year of high school and the Multicultural Affairs Center assists them in preparing to attend Truman.
- The McNair Program encourages undergraduate research and prepares scholars for graduate school. With one-on-one advising, paid internships, and free GRE preparation and graduate school visits, McNair Scholars are empowered to continue their education.
- The STEP Scholars Program offers scholarships specifically for students studying biology, chemistry, and/or physics at Truman.
- Upward Bound provides opportunities for Truman Students to develop leadership and mentoring skills by working with high school students from underrepresented backgrounds.