Morris K. and Stewart L. Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

Application year: 

Sophomore, Junior

Description: 

The Udall Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship for outstanding college students who intend to pursue careers related to the environment, and Native Americans and Alaskan Natives who intend to pursue careers of service to their communities or Native communities broadly, for example in health care, tribal government, economic development, and education. The Foundation seeks future environmental leaders across a wide spectrum on environmental fields, such as policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, and economics.

Signature of program: 

Commitment to a career serving the environment OR Native Americans dedicated to improving conditions for tribal communities.

Requirements: 

Applicants must: • Be sophomores or juniors, pursuing a bachelor’s or associate’s degree; • Have a college grade-point average of at least a “B” or the equivalent; • Be pursuing full time study; • Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or permanent resident; • Be committed to a career related to the environment, OR committed to a career in tribal public policy or Native American health care (only Native Americans and Alaska Natives are eligible to apply in tribal public policy or Native American health care).

Tags: 
Amount of award: 

Each scholarship covers tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,000 for one year.

Scope: 

Domestic

GPA: 

3.0

Endorsement Required: 

Yes

Contact: 

Bevin Tighe, OUSF

bevin.t@duke.edu

Scholarship deadline: 

January 29, 2018

Nominees revise applications until the first week of March.

Campus deadline: 

January 29, 2018