Morris K. Udall Scholarship


The Udall Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to educating a new generation of Americans to preserve and protect our national heritage through studies in the environment, Native American health and tribal policy, and effective public policy conflict resolution. In awarding the scholarships, consideration will be given to the student's field of study, career objectives, and the extent to which that individual has the commitment and potential to make a significant contribution to his or her field. NU may nominate up to six students. In 2008, two Northwestern students won Udall Scholarships

Sophomores and juniors in environmental studies, or Native Americans and Alaskan native students studying health care or tribal policy.

Award Amount

$5,000 for tuition and expenses


Northwestern holds internal competition to select nominees. Applications due in to Office of Fellowships on internal deadline date.