Usually the foundation expects to award 50 scholarships of up to $5,000 and 50 honorable mentions to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care.
Scholarships are offered in any of three categories:
By the last Friday in January, the Graduate Fellowships Committee will need a completed sample application form, a transcript, and the essay. No recommendations at this point. There is detailed information about the application process and what makes for successful application essays on the Udall web pages.
If the committee members decide that you should get one of the college's nominations, we'll release the application to you and you fill in the information on line, and request letters of recommendation. All that would have to be completed by the second Friday in February.
Contact Fellowships and Scholarships Director Ted Ogaldez, Office of Graduate Fellowships. The Udall faculty representative is Professor Carl Yerger.
Noelle Thomas '06