The Morris K. Udall and Stewart 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. The Foundation also seeks future Native American and Alaska Native leaders in public and community health care, tribal government, and public policy affecting Native American communities, including land and resource management, economic development, and education.
Scholarships are offered in these three categories:
- To students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment
- To Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to tribal public policy
- To Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to Native health care.
To be considered for nomination as a Udall Scholar, a student must:
- Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien.
- Be a sophomore or junior at UC Denver for the upcoming academic year.
- Be a degree-seeking student pursuing a plan of study in environmental public policy, health care or tribal public policy.
In the case of scholarships in the areas of tribal public policy and health care, nominees must be:
- Of Native American or Alaska Native descent.
- Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.6 or higher.
- Plan to pursue full-time academic course work for the subsequent year if awarded the Udall Scholarship.