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Udall Undergraduate Scholarship Benefits

Program Description

The Udall Scholarship is a competitive, merit-based award offered to sophomores and juniors enrolled in an accredited college or university. Each year, the Foundation awards 80 undergraduate scholarships of up to $5,000 to students studying fields related to the environment, and to Native American and Alaska Native students studying fields related to health care or tribal public policy.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be committed to a career related to the environment, OR a Native American or Alaska Native student committed to a career in tribal public policy or Native American health care; a matriculated sophomore or junior at a two-year or four-year accredited institution of higher education, pursuing a bachelor's or associate's degree; pursuing full-time study during the following academic year; and a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

Students cannot apply directly for Udall Scholarships but must be nominated by a Udall Scholarship Faculty Representative from their college or university. Each institution may nominate six students. You can identify your school's Faculty Representative through the "Faculty Representative Locator" tool on the Udall Foundation website:
http://www.udall.gov/OurPrograms/MKUScholarship/FindFacRep.aspx

Program Contact Information

More detailed information on the Udall Scholarship and the application process can be found on the Foundation's website at http://www.udall.gov/OurPrograms/MKUScholarship/MKUScholarship.aspx, or by calling 520-901-8500.