Education: Looking Ahead

"A college is an institution that is dedicated to the future," declared Harry Truman. He never graduated from one himself, but he was one of the best-read Presidents in the nation's history, and he put great store by education. Thus it was deemed fitting that the nation's official memorial to its 33rd President should be a scholarship program. Its aim: to further the education of college students interested in public service.

This fall the foundation will take its first nominations from colleges and universities. One scholarship will be granted in each state, the...