PLS Scholar Jerome Hamilton Jr. named finalist for prestigious Truman Scholarship

March 5, 2024 - Karessa Weir

Jerome Hamilton Jr., third-year Political Science Pre-Law student, has been named a finalist for the Harry S Truman Scholarship.

Jerome HamiltonThe Truman Scholarship recognizes students with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to a career in public service. The scholarship provides financial support for graduate study and leadership training to approximately 62 students.

Hamilton is from Baltimore, Maryland. He is a third-year Political Science (Pre-Law) student in the College of Social Science with a minor in Environmental Social Science, and a member of the Honors College.

Hamilton recently won first place in the oral presentation category for his research in this year’s Diversity Research Showcase. He aspires to have a career in natural resources policy. He was nominated last month along with Political Science Pre-law student Josie Danielkiewicz.