Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

Award Details 

The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors on the basis of their leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to American Indian nations or to the environment. The Udall scholarship honors the legacies of Morris Udall and Stewart Udall, whose careers had a significant impact on Native American self-governance, health care, and the stewardship of public lands and natural resources. Scholarships may be awarded in either Tribal Public PolicyNative Healthcare, or Environment. The Udall scholarship provides up to $7,000 for eligible academic expenses. 

Application Timeline

The Udall scholarship requires institutional nomination and an endorsement letter. Please contact LeAnn Adam to discuss your interest in applying. 

Application opens: September 21, 2020
OSU campus deadline: February 2, 2021 
OSU nominations due to Udall: March 2, 2021
Udall Scholars Announced: April 27, 2021


Udall Scholarship Video 

Application tips 

Informational slideshow for 2021 Udall competition

OSU Contact 

LeAnn Adam 
OSU Coordinator for National and Global Scholarships Advising
[email protected]





    2019 Qay-liwh Ammon Native Public Policy Native American Congressional Intern
    2019 Jordan Laundry Environment Honorable Mention
    2019 Simone Burton Environment Honorable Mention
    2018 Qay-liwh Ammon Native Public Policy Udall Scholar
    2016 Kerri Raven Waldron Native Health Care Udall Scholar
    2014 Jenna Wiegand Environment Udall Scholar
    2013 Nathan Hinkle Environment Honorable Mention
    2012 Allison Stringer Environment Udall Scholar
    2011 Elliot Finn Environment Udall Scholar
    2010 AnnaRose Adams Environment Honorable Mention
    2009 Shayna Rogers Environment Udall Scholar
    2008 Shayna Rogers Environment Honorable Mention
    2007 Christina Murphy Environment Udall Scholar
    2007 Noah Strycker Environment Udall Scholar
    2006 Noah Strycher Environment Udall Scholar
    2000 Nichole Maher Native Health Care Udall Scholar
    1999 Nichole Maher Native Health Care Udall Scholar


    Congratulations to OSU's Qay-liwh Ammon who has been selected among only 12 students from 10 Tribes and 10 universities as 2019 Udall Native American Congressional Interns. Please click this link to read the press release about Qay-liwh and this link to learn more about the Udall Scholarship.