Morris K. Udall
Full Name:The Morris K. Udall Foundation Scholarship
Course of Study:Engineering, Science, Education, Business, Economics, Health, Justice
Campus Due Date:
- The Udall Foundation seeks future leaders across a wide spectrum of environmental fields, including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, and economics.
- The Udall Foundation seeks future Native American and Alaska Native leaders in Native American health care and tribal public policy. Tribal policy includes fields related to 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 American health care includes health care administration, social work, medicine, and research into health conditions affecting Native American communities.
- Must be nominated by Franklin College
- Be committed to a career related to the environment, OR committed to a career in tribal public policy OR Native American health care.
- Only Native Americans and Alaska Natives are eligible to apply in tribal public policy or Native American health care.*
- Native American students studying tribal public policy or native health do not need to demonstrate commitment to the environment.
- Likewise, students pursuing environmentally related careers do not need to be Native American, nor do they need to demonstrate commitment to tribal public policy or Native health.
- Be a matriculated sophomore or junior-level student at a two-year or four-year accredited institution of higher education, pursuing a bachelor's or associate's degree during the 2010-2011 academic year.
- Students may apply for funding in both their sophomore and junior years; 3rd time applicants, however, will not be eligible.
- Meet the following requirements:
- Have a college grade-point average of at least a "B" or the equivalent.
- Be pursuing full-time study during the 2011-2012 academic year.
- Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident.
- Up to $5,000 for tuition, room and board, or other educational expenses.
- Four-day Udall Scholars Orientation in Tucson, Arizona to meet with other Scholars, elected officials, environmental and tribal leaders. All 2011 Scholars are required to attend this event.
- Travel from the Scholar's home or school, lodging, and meals will be provided by the Foundation.
- Access to a network of environmental, Native American health and tribal policy professionals through the Udall Alumni listserv.
- Honorable Mentions receive a one-time honorarium of $350 and access to the alumni network.
- Campus deadline: Please submit all required application materilas to the campus representative by 5pm on January 3, 2013.
- Registration of students deadline: March 2, 2013
- Application deadline: 11:59pm, MST, March 5, 2013
Application must be online
- An institutional nomination form from your faculty representative
- An 11-question application form;
- 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
- A current official college transcript and transcripts for other colleges attended
- Three letters of recommendation
- In addition, Native American and Alaska Native students in tribal public policy or health care must submit copies of relevant enrollment forms or descent documentation.
- Members of the First Nations of Canada must submit proof of U.S. permanent residency.
- U.S. permanent residents must submit a copy of their permanent resident ("green") card and a letter of intent to declare U.S. citizenship (First Nations members excepted).
Franklin College Contact:
Dr. Hisaya Kitaoka