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What’s the Udall Scholarship? In 2014, the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation expects to award 50 scholarships of up to $5000 and 50 honorable mentions to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment/conservation OR Native American students who will work in tribal public policy or Native American health care. Benefits include:

  • Access to the Udall Alumni Network: an association of environmental and tribal leaders and public servants sharing innovative ideas, professional advice, and job and internship opportunities.
  • Four days in Tucson, Arizona, at Scholar Orientation: extending your professional network, meeting other scholars and alumni, and learning new skills.
  • Up to $5,000 for eligible academic expenses.

Am I eligible to apply? Udall applicants must:

  • be a current sophomore or junior pursuing a bachelor’s degree on a full-time basis.
  • have an average of at least B or the equivalent.
  • be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident.
  • Native American and Alaska Native students in tribal public policy or health care must submit copies of relevant enrollment forms or descent documentation
  • be able to attend Udall Scholar Orientation in Tucson, Arizona (August 5-10, 2014) (funded)
  • be nominated by their university. Syracuse University may nominate 6 students.

Learn more at two upcoming information sessions:

Udall Scholarship Information Session (focusing on applicants for environment/conservation)
Wednesday, November 12th, 3:30-4:30 PM in 306 Bowne Hall

Udall Scholarship Information Session (focusing on applicants for Native American tribal policy or health care)
Wednesday, November 19th, 1:00-3:00 PM, 113 Euclid Ave., Room 105

RSVP for either session here: http://nationalscholarships.syr.edu/?page_id=458

(cross-posted from CFSA blog) If you have questions or are interested in applying, contact Kate Hanson at khanso01@syr.edu)

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