Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

On 03/01/2017 by Manuel Molina

Deadline:

March 3

Description:

The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to American Indian nations or to the environment.

In 2016, the Udall Foundation will award 60 scholarships of up to $7,000 each, and anticipates that at least 20 scholarships will be awarded in Tribal Public Policy and Native Health Care.

The Udall scholarship honors the legacies of Morris Udall and Stewart Udall, whose careers had a significant impact on American Indian self-governance, health care, and the stewardship of public lands and natural resources.

Eligibility:

  • Are you working towards positive solutions to environmental challenges or to issues impacting Indian country?
  • Have you demonstrated your commitment to one of these areas through public service?
  • Do you inspire and motivate others to take action?
  • Are you committed to making a difference through civility and consensus building?

Consider the Udall Scholarship. To learn more, click on the category below that best fits your interests and goals.

Udall Scholars are selected on the basis of:

  • Commitment to a career related to the environment, or to tribal public policy, or to American Indian health care;
  • Leadership, public service, consensus building, and integrity;
  • Academic achievement
  • An understanding of the Udall legacy, demonstrated through the application essay.

View the Application Rating Form

Tribal PolicyFor American Indians and Alaska Natives working on an array of policy issues in Indian country

Native Health CareFor American Indian and Alaska Natives pursuing health-related careers

EnvironmentFor undergraduates interested in conservation and environmental issues

How to Apply:

Step 1: Determine if the Udall Scholarship is right for you. Review About the Scholarship and Who Should Apply pages.

Step 2: Find your Facultyrep. Only your school’s Udall faculty representative can give you access to the online application. Contact your faculty rep today; many schools have internal deadlines up to six months earlier than the Udall Foundation’s submission deadline of 3/2/2016.

Step 3: Review the sample application. The Udall Scholarship is a highly competitive award; start now so that you can prepare the best application possible. Work closely with your faculty rep as you revise your application.

Step 4: Request your letters of recommendation and transcripts. Visit our FAQs to learn more.

Step 5: Revise, revise, revise. Visit Advice and Guidance for additional information.

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