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Campus application deadline:
February 13, 2024

Scholarship application deadline:
March 6, 2024

The Udall Foundation awards 50 scholarships annually of up to $7,000 each to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment.


  1. U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident, or U.S. national
  2. Be in the second or third year of a four-year program, or second through fourth year of a five-year program
  3. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater
  4. Must be committed to a career related to the environment OR a Native American or Alaska Native student committed to a career in tribal public policy or Native American health care

Candidate Profile

Applicants should show demonstrated commitment to the environment, to tribal public policy, or to American Indian health care. The courses of study and proposed careers should show that the applicant is likely to make significant contributions in their proposed field. All applicants should show strong leadership, character, desire to make a difference, and general well-roundedness. 

Scholarship Website

Campus Procedure

Students must be nominated by UC Davis for the Udall Scholarship. To apply for nomination, students must complete and submit the sample application along with three (3) letters of recommendation.  All materials must be submitted to prestigious scholarship advisor Scott Palmer by the campus deadline.