Udall Scholarship Info Session

NCA Learning Series 2022-2023
Tuesday, November 29 @ 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. This session will be held in person. 

Eligibility

  • 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.