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Udall Scholarship Program


Internal Application Deadline: 4:00 PM (ET), February 08, 2024

Open to: Sophomores and juniors
Award type: Academic
Area(s) of study: All fields, with commitment to a career related to the environment; or Native American students with a commitment to tribal public policy or Native American health care
Award criteria: academic; service; leadership
Award provides: A portion of educational costs, including tuition, room and board, books, and other required fees (up to $7,000) and a four-day Scholar Orientation leadership experience in Tucson, AZ in August
Open to international students: No
Institutional Support or Endorsement Required: Yes. Applicants must apply through the National Scholarships and Fellowships Office

  • Be committed to a career related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care
  • Have a college GPA of at least a 3.0 (average GPA of 3.7 for recent winners in the environmental/ conservation category)
  • Be pursuing full-time study during the 2023-24 academic year

The Udall Foundation provides scholarship support to students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care. Applicants must have substantive community service, as well as coursework and/or internships related to environmental concerns, tribal public policy, or Native health care. Applicants must have demonstrated already their capacity for leadership with a record of accomplishment, awards, or recognition that demonstrates their ability to achieve results. For more information, visit http://www.udall.gov/OurPrograms/MKUScholarship/MKUScholarship.aspx.

  • An 11-question application
  • An 800-word essay related to the Udall Foundation’s core values
  • Transcripts for all college coursework
  • Three letters of recommendation that speak to your leadership, public service, and academic achievements.

 

2018/19:

  • Katelyn Boisvert (‘20C) Environmental Sciences

2017/18:

  • Zola Berger-Schmitz (‘19C) Music, Political Science 

2016/17:

  • Jamani Montague ('16OX; '18C), International Studies
If you are interested in learning more about the application process and recommended timeline, visit our Canvas course.

If you are not currently enrolled in our Canvas course, please request registration.
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