Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Udall Scholarship - Feb 10 Application Deadline

The Udall Foundation seeks future leaders across a wide spectrum of environmental fields, including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, and economics. 
  • 60 scholarships per year of up to $7000 and 50 honorable mentions
  • 4 day Scholar Orientation in Tucson, Arizona in August 
  • Access to a network through the Udall Alumni listserv


  • 2nd or 3rd year student
  • Must fall into one of these three categories:
    • Students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment; or 
    • Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to tribal public policy; or 
    • Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to Native health care.
  • 3.0 and up 
  • U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or permanent resident


  • U.Va. can nominate up to 8 candidates 
  • E-mail Andrus Ashoo ( to access the electronic application with the following information: 
    •  Permanent address (Determined by two of the following:  Home address for school registration; place of registration to vote; family's primary residence) 
    •  Address where you would like notification to be sent in April 
    • Phone number 
    • U.Va. email address 
    • Field of study (Environment, Health Care, or Tribal Public Policy) 
    • Year in college (Sophomore or Junior) 
    • Nationality (U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or Permanent Resident)

  • Once U.Va. submits the applications to the Udall Foundation, they are read by geographical region.  On average, readers award three scholarships per region. 
  • Nominees should hear from the Udall Foundation in early April.

Application requirements

  • Completed electronic application 
  • 3 reference letters:  Your references must email Andrus Ashoo their letters by February 10.  These are the accepted file types: Word, PDF, GIF, or JPEG format up to 4 MB 
  • Unofficial transcript from U.Va. and official transcript(s) from any other colleges/universities attended.
Turn in via e-mail or hard copy of these to Andrus Ashoo by February 10 in Rm. 305, Harrison Institute/Special Collections Library.

Please see the following websites for more specific information: