Udall Undergraduate Scholarship Program
The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment.
The scholarship honors the legacies of Morris Udall and Stewart Udall, whose careers had a significant impact on Native American self-governance, health care,and the stewardship of public lands and natural resources.
- U.S. citizen, U.S. national or U.S. permanent resident.
- Current sophomore or junior pursuing full-time study during the 2021-22 academic year.
- GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.
- Committed to a career related to the environment, tribal public policy or Native American health care.
Amount, Duration of Award
Awards of up to $7,000 may be used to cover tuition, room and board or other educational expenses. The scholarship is for one academic year. Recipients are chosen from a national pool, with approximately 500 nominees competing each year for up to 50 awards.
- Online application (only your Udall faculty representative can give you access).
- 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.
- Transcripts for all college coursework.
- Three letters of recommendation that speak to your leadership, public service and academic achievements.
Dates, Deadlines and Notification
- Applications available: TBD. Interested students should contact email@example.com for more information.
- Campus deadline: Jan. 28, 2021.
- Final deadline: March 5, 2021.
- Notification: Winners are notified on the Udall Foundation website on May 1, 2021.
Past Brandeis Winners, Honorable Mentions
- Wilkins Lugo ’17, 2016