Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

The Udall Undergraduate Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation was authorized by the U.S. Congress in 1992 to honor Congressman Morris King Udall and his legacy of public service: The Udall Foundation furthers Congressman Udall’s legacy by awarding scholarships to undergraduate students who study the environment and related fields, and to Native American and Alaska Native undergraduate students in fields related to health care and tribal public policy. 


  • Up to $7,000 in funding for eligible academic expenses 
  • Access to the Udall Alumni Network, a group of scholars working in tribal policy and environmental fields 
  • Funding for travel to and from Udall Scholar Orientation in Tucson, Arizona 

To apply for this program, students must:

  • Be an undergraduate student studying environmental or related fields
  • Be a sophomore or junior student with at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale 
  • Be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident 

Link to complete eligibility requirements

Campus Deadline: February 9, 2024

National Deadline: March 6, 2024

Campus Contacts:

Darren Ranco, darren.ranco@maine.edu (Udall Scholarship Campus Advisor)

Nives Dal Bo-Wheeler, nives.dalbowheeler@maine.edu (Office of Major Scholarships, Director)