| External Competitive Scholarships
The Udall Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships of up to $5000 as well as honorable mentions to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care.
Scholarships are offered in any of three categories:
- To students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, economics, and other related fields; or
- To Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to tribal public policy, including fields related to tribal sovereignty, tribal governance, tribal law, Native American education, Native American justice, natural resource management, cultural preservation and revitalization, Native American economic development, and other areas affecting Native American communities; or
- To Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to Native health care, including health care administration, social work, medicine, dentistry, counseling, and research into health conditions affecting Native American communities, and other related fields.
Requirements for Eligibility:
- Be committed to a career related to the environment, OR committed to a career in tribal public policy OR Native American health care.
- Be a sophomore or junior-level student, enrolled full-time at a two-year or four-year accredited institution of higher education in the United States, pursuing a bachelor's or associate's degree during the 2012-2013 academic year.
- Have a college grade-point average of at least a "B" or the equivalent.
- Be pursuing full-time study during the 2013-2014 academic year.
- Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident.
The application consists of:
- An institutional nomination form from your faculty representative;
- An 11-question application form
- 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;
- A current official college transcript and transcripts for other colleges attended;
- Three letters of recommendation.