UDALL FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL CLASS OF NATIVE AMERICAN GRADUATE FELLOWS
The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation (Udall Foundation) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Morris K. Udall and John S. McCain III Native American Graduate Fellowship in Tribal Policy (Native American Graduate Fellowship). The Native American Graduate Fellowship is awarded to outstanding Native American and Alaska Native graduate students who are currently pursuing advanced degrees in health care fields and who have demonstrated a commitment to Native health care.
The 2021 Native American Graduate Fellows were selected by an independent review committee on the basis of academic achievement, professional goals, and personal commitment to Native health care. They will each receive a monetary award of $25,000 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This year’s class includes three graduate students in various health care disciplines representing three Tribes.
The 2021 Native American Graduate Fellows are:
- Todd Phelps, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate, University of North Dakota.
- Amy Stiffarm, Gros-Ventre, Fort Belknap Indian Community, University of North Dakota.
- Kristyn Yepa, Jemez Pueblo, University of New Mexico.
The Native American Graduate Fellowship Program honors the legacies of Morris K. Udall and John S. McCain III. Click to learn more about the Native American Graduate Fellowship and meet the 2021 Native American Graduate Fellows.
About the Udall Foundation
The Udall Foundation awards Scholarships, Fellowships, and Internships for study in fields related to the environment and to Native Americans and Alaska Natives in fields related to health care and Tribal public policy; connects youth from underserved communities to the Nation’s public lands and natural resources to foster greater understanding, appreciation, stewardship, and enjoyment of those lands and resources through photography, positive outdoor experiences, and environmental education through Parks in Focus®; provides funding to the Native Nations Institute for research, education, and outreach on Native American and Alaska Native health care issues and Tribal public policy issues; provides funding to the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy to conduct policy research and outreach on the environment and related themes; and provides impartial collaboration, consensus-building, and conflict resolution services on a wide range of environmental, natural and cultural resources, Tribal, and public lands issues involving the Federal Government through the John S. McCain III National Center for Environmental Conflict Resolution.
For more information about the Udall Foundation, please visit About us. For additional information about the Native American Graduate Fellowship Program, please contact Jason Curley at (520) 901-8564 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Back to the News and Announcements Archive