For Candidates

Scholarship Benefits


  • Up to $5000 for tuition, room and board, or other educational expenses.
  • Four-day Udall Scholars Orientation in Tucson, Arizona to meet with other Scholars, elected officials, and other environmental and tribal leaders. All Scholars are required to attend this event in August. Travel, lodging, and meals will be provided by the Foundation.
  • Access to an active and growing alumni network of environmental, Native American health and tribal policy professionals.

Honorable Mentions have the opportunity to join the alumni listserv.

Dates to Watch

  • October
    Faculty representatives can register students for the online application beginning October 1

  • March 4, 2014
    Deadline to register students for the online application

  • March 5, 2014
    Online applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. MST (Note: institutional deadlines may be earlier. Please check with your faculty representative.)

  • May 1
    Udall Scholars announced on website

  • April 15
    Deadline for Foundation receipt of Scholar Award Reply form

  • May 15
    Deadline for Foundation receipt of Scholar Travel Reply form

  • August 5-10, 2014
    Udall Scholar Orientation, Tucson, Arizona