Udall Scholarship

The Udall Scholarship awards $7,000 to sophomores and juniors with the commitment and potential to make significant contributions to the fields of the environment, tribal health, or tribal governance. Also includes a significant mentoring and networking component. Eligibility includes U.S. citizens and permanent residents.


Applicants must:

  1. Be committed to a career related to the environment OR be a Native American or Alaska Native committed to a career in tribal public policy or Native American health care.
  2. Be a sophomore or junior-level student, enrolled full-time at a two-year or four-year accredited institution of higher education in the United States, pursuing a bachelor's or associate's degree during the current academic year.
  3. Have a college grade-point average of at least a "B" or the equivalent.
  4. Be pursuing full-time study during the next academic year.
  5. Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident.

Link to Official Website

When to apply

Students should apply in their Fall semester sophomore or junior year.

Next Steps

  1. Review the information on this webpage to learn more about the fellowship, determine your eligibility to apply, and review upcoming deadlines and events.
  2. After reviewing this information, if you have further questions, please make an appointment with a CUSE fellowships advisor or contact us at fellows@nd.edu.
  3. If you decide to move forward with the application process, please complete the Pre-Application (Google Form) and submit a resume as an attachment via email to fellows@nd.edu. We suggest that you compose your Pre-Application responses offline and then copy and paste them into the Pre-Application. (Download a PDF Version of the Pre-Application for your reference.)
  4. Within one week of the Pre-Application Deadline, we will follow up with you. If you have not heard from CUSE within one week of the Pre-Application Deadline, please contact us at fellows@nd.edu.

Calendar of Deadlines and Events

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