The Udall Foundation is committed to educating a new generation of Americans to preserve and protect their national heritage through studies in the environment, Native American health and tribal policy, and effective public policy conflict resolution. The Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation operates an educational scholarship program designed to provide opportunities for American undergraduate students with excellent academic records and demonstrated interest in, and potential for careers in fields related to the environment, Native American health care, and tribal public policy.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
The Foundation will award up to 60 Udall Scholarships to students who will be college Sophomores or Juniors
Fifty honorable mention recipients will be named. The awards will be made to two groups of students: 1) those who study the environment and related fields; and 2) Native American and Alaska Native students who are in fields related to health care or tribal public policy.
Applicants must have a college grade point average of at least “B” and must be U.S. citizens, permanent resident aliens, or U.S. nationals; sophomores or juniors intending to pursue careers in environmental public policy, health care, or tribal public policy as defined above; Native American or Alaskan Native sophomores or juniors intending to pursue a career in health care or tribal public policy.
The selection criteria include: a strong commitment to pursue a career related to improving or preserving the environment
The Scholarship is offered to students from a wide range of disciplines.
Typical majors or areas of study include natural resource management, environmental engineering, natural sciences, social sciences, and Native American public policy.
Candidates’ plans of study will most likely include course work in ethics and public policy and/or public or community service experience in the areas of the candidates’ career fields.
How to Apply
The complete application.
The 800-word essay.
Official Brown University Transcript.
Three letters of recommendation.