For FacReps

The Udall Foundation invites nominations for the Udall Scholarship. We encourage you to nominate up to six candidates from any or all of three categories: environment, Native American health care, and/or tribal public policy.

Resources for Faculty Representatives
Many resources on eligibility requirements, application tips, application instructions, and the selection of Scholars are available on this website. Please also read our general FAQ and Faculty Representative FAQ. Additional resources to assist facreps in advising nominees, and recruiting materials, can be found on the faculty representative website in the "Just for FacReps" section. You may request feedback on unsuccessful nominees by contacting Jane Curlin.

Udall Faculty Representative Website
Log in to to update your institutional profile, register students for the online scholarship application, show your Udall scholarship campus deadline on our website, and view your institution’s nomination history. You’ll also find resources just for faculty representatives, including a power point presentation for Udall information sessions on your campus, tips on recruiting and advising applicants in tribal public policy and health care, and much more.

Online Application
The online application for the Udall Scholarship will be available . All candidates must apply using the online system; the Foundation will not accept paper applications. The faculty representative controls access to the online application; students cannot access the application unless you register them on our website at A sample application is available for reference only. To view instructions for faculty representatives, click here.

Registering Students for the Online Application
Beginning , faculty representatives will be invited to register their students for the online application at You must register a student in order to give them access to the online application system. You may register students at any time between and . When you have registered a student, he or she will receive an email with a link to the online application and a username and password. You may register as many students as you wish, and you and your students may use the online system for your campus's internal selection process. However, you may submit only six nominations to the Foundation.

Submitting Nominations
All materials, including the application, letters, transcript(s), and tribal or permanent resident verification, must be submitted electronically using the online application system. The nomination deadline is . If you have questions about the online registration and application process, please contact Senior Program Manager Jane Curlin.

National Association of Fellowships Advisors
The mission of the National Association of Fellowships Advisors (NAFA) is to 1) guide advisors who assist college-level students with applications for nationally competitive, merit-based scholarships in promoting the full potential of candidates through the application process, and 2) foster the continued growth and professionalization of fellowship advising in higher education. For more information, visit the NAFA website or email

Dates to Watch

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

  • March 3, 2015
    Deadline to register students for the online application

  • March 4, 2015
    Online applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. MST (Note: institutional deadlines may be earlier. Please check with your faculty representative.)

  • April 1
    Faculty reps notified of their applicants' status. Faculty reps can notify Scholars and HMs as soon as they like

  • April 6
    Scholars are notified of application status directly

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

  • May 1
    Udall Scholars announced on website

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

  • August 5-9, 2015
    Udall Scholar Orientation, Tucson, Arizona