Sponsor: Morris K. and Stewart L. Udall Foundation
Purpose: The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related either to American Indian nations or to the environment.
- Up to $5,000 for eligible academic expenses
- Scholar Orientation — a four-day conference in August in Tucson, Arizona where new scholars work together on a case study, learn new ways to collaborate, and build community with each other, Udall Alumni, and professionals
- Access to the Udall Alumni Network
- An optional Nation Building workshop conducted by the Native Nations Institute. All scholars, whether your focus is the environment, tribal public policy, or health care, will gain new skills and perspectives.
Min. requirements: U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or permanent resident alien, matriculated as a sophomore or junior at accredited institution of higher education.
Additional criteria: demonstrated commitment to the environment. Union College institutional endorsement required. Only six students from each participating school are nominated to apply each year.
Subject restrictions: none.
National deadline: Early March
Campus deadline: Early February
Min. GPA: 3.000
Fields of study:
- Physical and Natural Sciences
- Social Sciences
- Humanities and the Arts