Morris K. Udall Scholarship


It is time again to recruit applicants to compete for the Morris K. Udall $5,000/year scholarship awards for the 2011/2012 academic year.  Established by Congress in 1992 to honor Morris K. Udall’s 30 years of service in the House of Representatives and enhanced by Congressional Act in 2009 to honor Stewart L. Udall’s vast public service, the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation is dedicated to educating a new generation of Americans to preserve and protect their natural heritage through scholarship, fellowship, and internship programs focused on environmental and Native American issues. The Udall Foundation is also committed to promoting the principles and practices of environmental conflict resolution.

Scholarships may be offered to students who fall into any one of three categories:

  • Students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment; or
  • Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to tribal public policy; or
  • Native American Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to Native health care.

*Students who are interested in careers related to the environment need not be Native Americans or Alaskan natives.  Other requirements include:

  • a grade point average of 3.0 or better
  • will be pursuing full time study during the 2010-2011 academic year, and are
  • U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals or U.S. permanent residents.

Students interested in being nominated for this scholarship award should contact Dr. Felix Ifeanyi for the application forms and other instructions.  All application materials MUST be received by February 15, 2012.

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Dr. Felix I. Ifeanyi
Department of Biological Sciences
Phone:  (318) 274-2348
Fax:  (318) 274-3741