The Udall scholarship provides $7,000 for educational expenses to outstanding sophomores and juniors who fall into either one of the two following categories: 1) students who study the environment and related fields; OR 2) Native Americans or Alaska Natives in fields related to health care or tribal public policy.
The scholarship was created in 1992 to honor Congressmen Morris K. For three decades, Congressman Udall fought to preserve and protect the nation's environment, public lands, and natural resources.
Recent Udall Scholars have majored in environmental sciences and policy studies, agriculture, political science, natural resource management, sociology, anthropology, American Indian studies, tribal policy, history, English, theater, landscape architecture, and public health, to name just a few areas.
Applicants for the Udall Scholarship must be endorsed by Northeastern.
A successful applicant will have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate leadership and a commitment to service.
Two-Day Udall Information Event Thursday, November 7, 2019: to p.m.—Information session & discussion with former Udall Scholar-This session will be held in IUB Room 503 Friday, November 8, 2019: to p.m.—Workshop on how to craft a competitive Udall application-This session will be held in IUB Room 503The Udall Foundation is looking for students with an interest in pursuing a career related to the environment or to Native American students interested in tribal affairs. Udall Scholars represent a broad range of academic majors and career interests. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation awards 50 merit-based scholarships of up to ,000 and 50 Honorable Mentions of 0.The Udall scholarship honors the legacies of Morris Udall and Stewart Udall, whose careers had a significant impact on American Indian self-governance, health care, and the stewardship of public lands and natural resources.The Udall Scholarship is available to undergraduate students interested in conservation and environmental issues and for Amercian Indians and Alaska Natives working on policy issues in Indian country or pursuing health care careers.Based on your submittal and grade reports, which we will add, the committee will determine whether or not you are one of the up to 8 endorsed candidates from Illinois (4 in the environment category and 4 in the tribal category).The following documents are required: Required information includes: March 5, 2019 at noon Those students who have been endorsed will submit their final application packet online by this date. After submitting the application online, send an email to our office with a few potential meeting times no earlier than 2 business days after your submission to receive feedback. When submitted, the application comes directly to our office, and you will still be able to make changes after we review it.MSU may nominate six students from either or both categories.Scholarship recipients are eligible for one year of support per application year.