About the Scholarship
The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, economics, and other related fields; or tribal public policy, or Native American health care. The Foundation grants 50 awards per year of up to $7000 for tuition, room and board, and other educational expenses. Scholars also attend a four day orientation in Tucson, Arizona to meet the other scholars, elected officials, and other environmental and tribal leaders. Students who are not selected as scholars can receive honorable mentions and gain access to the alumni network.
- be a full time sophomore or junior level student pursuing a bachelors degree
- be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident.
- provide documentation required for applicants in tribal public policy and health care, and for U.S. permanent residents.
USC sophomores and juniors who demonstrate the following traits are invited to apply for campus endorsement:
- Strong evidence of leadership including problem solving skills and ability to build consensus.
- Extensive record of public service that has created positive impact in tribal public policy, Native American health care, or conservation and environmental issues.
- Clear intent to pursue a related career in tribal public policy, Native American health care, or conservation and environmental issues.