Udall Scholarships

Background: The United States Congress authorized the Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National EnvironmentalPolicy Foundation in 1992 to honor Congressman Udall and his interestin environmental policy and the rights of Native Americans.

The Scholarships: Fifty-five one-year grants of$5,000 for outstanding sophomores or juniors who intend to pursuecareers in environmental policy and to Native Americans who plan careersin health care or tribal policy. Universities may nominate up to threestudents in each category. Honorable mentions are also announced.

Application: A nominee information form listingactivities, course work, jobs, career goals, and an experience that hasclarified an interest in environmental policy, together with a600-word essay on the impact of one of Congressman Udall’s programs.

Who Should Apply: Sophomores or juniors withexcellent grades (3.4 or above) who are majoring in the sciences orsocial sciences and who plan careers in environmental protection orpolicy should consider applying.

References:  Three letters of recommendation.

For More Information: Visit www.udall.gov/OurPrograms/MKUScholarship/MKUScholarship.aspx.

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