Udall Scholarship Info Session

NCA Learning Series 2023-2024
Tuesday, November 28 @ 12:30PM in Swift 708

The Udall scholarship honors the legacies of Morris Udall and Stewart Udall, whose careers had a significant impact on Native American self-governance, health care, and the stewardship of public lands and natural resources. The Udall Foundation awards up to $7,000 to 50 college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to American Indian nations or to the environment.

The Udall Scholarship provides

  • Access to the Udall Alumni Network: an association of change-makers, working in Indian country and environmental fields, sharing innovative ideas, professional advice, and job and internship opportunities.
  • Five days in Tucson, Arizona, at Scholar Orientation: extending your professional network, meeting other scholars and alumni, and learning new skills.
  • Up to $7,000 for eligible academic expenses.

Undergraduates may apply in one of three areas: environment, tribal policy, and native health care. NCA Director Dr. Jenny Hyest will discuss award eligibility and benefits, application tips, and the application processes. 


  • 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year students (need 1+ year(s) left of school)
  • U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are members of First Nations of Canada, Applicants for the tribal policy or healthcare scholarships must be of native heritage.
  • Commitment to a career related to the environment, tribal public policy, or American Indian healthcare.

Email nca@uc.edu with questions.