Udall Scholarship

The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation awards scholarships to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care.

About the Scholarship

The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation awards scholarships 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 three categories:

  • Environment: for students with a demonstrated commitment to environment-related careers, including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, economics, and other related fields.
     
  • Tribal Public Policy: for Native American and Alaska Native students with demonstrated commitment to tribal public policy careers, including 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.
     
  • Native Health Care: for Native American and Alaska Native students with demonstrated commitment to Native Health Care careers, including health care administration, social work, medicine, dentistry, counseling, and research into health conditions affecting Native American communities, and other related fields.

Dartmouth can nominate four students whose careers will benefit Indian country (the tribal policy and Native health care categories) and four students whose careers will benefit the environment.

Eligibility

To be eligible for a Udall Scholarship, a student must:

  • Be committed to a career related to the environment, or committed to a career in tribal public policy, or Native American health care (depending on the application category).
  • Be a sophomore or junior student, enrolled full-time during the current academic year
  • Have a college grade-point average of at least a "B" or the equivalent.
  • Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident.
  • In the categories of Native Healthcare and Tribal Policy, applicants must be Native American or Alaskan Native