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The Morris K. Udall and Steward L. Udall Foundation Scholarship

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The Morris K. Udall and Steward L. Udall Foundation is "dedicated to educating a new generation of Americans to preserve and protect their national heritage through scholarship, fellowship, and internship programs focused on environmental and Native American issues." With the Udall Scholarship, the foundation seeks to support future leaders in the environmental fields, including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, and economics. The Scholarship also supports future Native American and Alaska Native leaders in Native American health care and tribal public policy.

Award Details

The Udall Scholarship provides about 80 scholarships of up to $5000 to college sophomores and juniors. Funds are applied to tuition, room and board, or other educational expenses. All Scholars attend an expenses paid, four-day Udall Scholars Orientation in Tucson, Arizona. Fifty honorable mentions of $350 are also awarded.


Applicant must...
  • be committed to a career related to the environment, OR be of Native American or Alaska Native descent and be committed to a career in tribal public policy or Native American health care
  • be a full-time sophomore or junior undergraduate
  • have a GPA equivalent to a "B" or higher
  • be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident
  • be nominated to apply by Fordham University, through the Office for Prestigious Fellowships
Additional Notes

Students who apply based on their interest in an environment-related career do not need to be of Native American or Alaska Native descent.


External deadline: March 5, 2014

Campus deadline: February 2014

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