Russell Bogue, JS '16, selected as one of 58 college juniors across the country to receive Truman Scholarship

April 20, 2015

Russell Bogue, Third-Year Jefferson Scholar, joins 57 college juniors across the nation in being named a 2015 Truman Scholar. Truman Scholars are chosen on the basis of their academic success and leadership accomplishments, as well as their likelihood of becoming public service leaders. As a Truman Scholar, Russell will receive $30,000 for his graduate studies, as well as priority admission and supplemental financial aid at many premier graduate institutions. In addition, he will receive leadership training, career and graduate school counseling, and special internship opportunities within the federal government. Read more here.


Russell Bogue

Anson M. Beard Jr. Jefferson Scholar



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