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.


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

Find your Udall faculty rep
  Select a State  Alabama  Alaska  Alberta  American Samoa  Arizona  Arkansas  California  Colorado  Connecticut  Delaware  District of Columbia  Florida  Georgia  Getafe  Guam  Hawaii  Idaho  Illinois  Indiana  Iowa  Kansas  Kentucky  Louisiana  Madrid  Maine  Maryland  Massachusetts  Michigan  Minnesota  Mississippi  Missouri  Montana  Nebraska  Nevada  New Brunswick  New Hampshire  New Jersey  New Mexico  New York  North Carolina  North Dakota  Northern Mariana Islands  Ohio  Oklahoma  Oregon  Pennsylvania  Puerto Rico  Rhode Island  Saskatchewan  South Carolina  South Dakota  Tennessee  Texas  Utah  Vermont  Virgin Islands  Virginia  Washington  West Virginia  Wisconsin  Wyoming   

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.

For Students

Maintained by the IET Department of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. © 2018. Web Accessibility