College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

The Morris K. Udall Scholarship

Sponsor:   |  Application Deadline: March 2, 2016


Scholarship Description

The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to American Indian nations or to the environment.

In 2016, the Udall Foundation will award 60 scholarships of up to $7,000 each, and anticipates that at least 20 scholarships will be awarded in Tribal Public Policy and Native Health Care.

The Udall scholarship honors the legacies of Morris Udall and Stewart Udall, whose careers had a significant impact on American Indian self-governance, health care, and the stewardship of public lands and natural resources.

FAQs


Eligibility Requirements

You can apply for the scholarship if you:

  • Are a sophomore or junior-level college student at a two-year or four-year accredited institution of higher education in the United States, pursuing a bachelor's or associate's degree full time during the 2015-2016 academic year; and
  • Are a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident.

    See our FAQs on how we define “sophomore” and “junior” and visit Who Should Apply for additional information.


Application Information

The online application is available October 1, 2015. Only your Udall faculty representative can give you access to the application.

Application deadline: March 2, 2016

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Your Udall application will consist of:

  • An 11-question application;
  • An 800-word essay on a speech, legislative act, book, or public policy statement by either Morris K. Udall or Stewart L. Udall and its impact on your interests and goals;
  • Transcripts for all college coursework; and
  • Three letters of recommendation that speak to your leadership, public service and academic achievements.

sample application is available. Additional documentation is required for applicants in tribal public policy and health care, and for U.S. permanent residents.

Learn more about the Udall Scholarship; attend any or all of the webinars listed below.

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