Morris K. Udall Foundation Scholarships

Description

Approximately 75 scholarships are awarded each year to students interested in the environment and to Native American and Alaskan Native students interested in the field of health care and tribal public policy. Each scholar receives up to $5,000, and attends a Summer Scholar Orientation Weekend in Arizona.

Selection Criteria

  • US citizenship is required.
  • Applicants must fall into one of two groups:
    1. College sophomores or juniors who demonstrate outstanding potential, and who study the environment and related fields;
    2. Native American and Alaskan Native students who are college sophomores or juniors, demonstrate outstanding potential, and are in fields related to health care or tribal public policy.
  • Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and a proven record of campus and community service.

Internal Deadline

February 9, 2015

How to Apply

Visit the Udall web site to download an application. Turn in all the following materials to Carr Everbach, Professor of Engineering and Udall Faculty Representative, in Hicks 217 by the internal deadline, above:

  • Application
  • An essay, 800 words or less, discussing a significant public speech, legislative act, or public policy by Congressman Udall and its impact on the candidate's field of study, interests, or future career.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendations.

Link

www.udall.gov

 

Selection Process

  • The Faculty Representative and Fellowships and Prizes Advisor review all applications, essays, and recommendations and select five nominees.
  • Nominees will have an opportunity to revise applications before they are submitted to Udall by its national deadline in early March.
  • Udall announces scholars and honorable mentions in early April

Congratulations to Ben Goloff '15, 2014 Udall Honorable Mention.