Campus Deadline: 28 February 2017 (new)
The Udall Scholarship is awarded to outstanding sophomores and juniors in any academic discipline in one of 3 different categories: the environmental or natural resource issues, tribal public policy, and tribal/Native American health care. Applicants are future leaders with a demonstrated commitment to one or more of these areas.
The Udall Scholarship provides financial support for tuition, fees and room and board. More importantly, Scholars and Honorable Mentions are recognized as among the nation’s very best and future leaders dedicated to making a difference with respect the environmental OR tribal concerns.
Scholars attend a 4-day Orientation during which they meet with elected officials, environmental and tribal leaders. Scholars also have continued access to a network of environmental and/or tribal policy leaders and professionals.
Eligibility and Selection Criteria:
- US citizens, US nationals, or US permanent resident aliens; OR Native American, First Nations of Canada or Alaskan Native (for those applying for the scholarship in tribal public policy or health care)
- Sophomores and Juniors
- 3.0 or above GPA
- Demonstrated commitment to a career related to the environment; OR to a career related to Native American health care or tribal policy
- Record of leadership and substantial contributions to/participation in one or more of the following: campus activities, research, community/public service, tribal involvement
- Strong motivation, preparation, seriousness of purpose
- A desire to make a difference
- The Udall Essay (sample from Emory University)
- Udall 2017 Campus Application Instructions (PDF)
- Udall Scholarship Application Advice (PDF)
- Official Udall Scholarship web site
- A Step by Step Guide to the Udall Application (PDF)
- Top Ten Mistakes (PDF)
- How Udall Selection Committee Readers Read (PDF)
- Sample Scholarship Application Form
- LC’s Udall PowerPoint Presentation, Dec 2016 (PPT)
Scholarships and Fellowships Calendar of Events
- No events are scheduled.
105 Scott Hall
714 Sullivan Road
Easton, PA 18042
(610) 330-5711 (FAX)
9 a.m.-5 p.m. during the academic year