Himelhoch, Lambert and Wayner awarded Truman Scholarship for public service

April 22, 2021


by the Office of Communications

Princeton University students Malka Himelhoch, Jessica Lambert and Claire Wayner have been awarded Truman Scholarships, which provide up to $30,000 toward graduate school and the opportunity to participate in professional development programs to prepare for careers in public service.

Himelhoch, a member of the Class of 2021, received her award in 2020, as one of 62 recipients among 773 candidates nationwide. Lambert and Wayner, members of the Class of 2022, are among the 62 recipients for 2021, chosen among 845 candidates nationwide.

The award “recognizes college juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education or elsewhere in the public service,” according to the Truman Scholarship Foundation.