Amanda Allen

2015 Truman Scholar

Amanda Allen

Amanda Allen

Junior Amanda Allen is one of only 58 students nationwide to receive a 2015 Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarship this year. The $30,000 award goes to scholars with a record of leadership and community involvement who plan to pursue careers in public service. Allen will use the scholarship to seek dual graduate degrees in law and education.

“This award marks a significant part of my journey in pursuing public service as a career. I am blessed and appreciative, not only for the opportunity to be a Truman Scholar but to represent the University of Louisville as a Truman Scholar,” Allen said.

Collegiate experience

  • Areas of study:
    Due to graduate in May 2016 from UofL’s College of Arts and Sciences with a political science major and communication minor
  • Other recognition and honors:
    Harlan and Porter scholar

Hometown information

  • Hometown:
  • High school:
    2012 graduate, duPont Manual
  • Parent:
    Karen Allen of Louisville