Future leaders in environmental fields
(e.g., policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning, urban renewal, business, health, justice, economics)
AND / OR…
Future Native American & Alaska Native leaders
(in public & community health care, tribal government, public policy affecting Native American communities)
The Udall Foundation honors Morris K. Udall’s legacy of public service by encouraging the continued use, enjoyment, and exploration of our nation’s natural resources, by training Native Americans in health care and tribal public policy, and by training professionals in environmental issues.
The Udall Foundation awards 80 scholarships of up to $7,000 for educational expenses to outstanding students. These awards are made on the basis of merit to two groups of students: 1) Students who are college sophomores or juniors in the current academic year, have outstanding potential, and who study the environment and related fields, and 2) Native American and Alaska Native students who are college sophomores or juniors in the current academic year, have outstanding potential, and are in fields related to health care of tribal public policy.
MSU may nominate six students from either or both categories. Scholarship recipients are eligible for one year of support per application year. Udall Scholars are also required to attend a special weeklong workshop during the summer. Scholars or unsuccessful applicants may reapply in future years.
The Udall Foundation is looking for:
*The Udall Scholarship requires an institutional endorsement. Make sure you know the MSU internal competition deadline.