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Udall Scholarship

IU deadline: Monday February 19, 2018

National Deadline: March 8, 2018

Campus Representative: Paul Fogleman (; 812-855-3948)


The Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation was established in 1992 in honor of Congressman Morris King Udall. The scholarship strives to support and encourage student involvement in environmental policy/science. The Udall Foundation awards approximately 80 undergraduate scholarships of up to $7000. For further information about the foundation and nomination guidelines visit the Udall Foundation website.

To qualify a student must be a current sophomore or junior and have outstanding potential, study environment and related issues OR a student who is a Native American or Alaska Native with sophomore or junior standing who has outstanding potential in fields related to Native American health care or tribal public policy. ("Sophomore" is defined as a student who has completed at least one year of full-time undergraduate study and intends at least two more years of full-time undergraduate study beginning in fall. "Junior" is defined as a student who intends to complete at least one more year of full-time undergraduate study beginning in fall. Students may apply for funding in both their sophomore and junior years; 3rd time applicants, however, will not be eligible.)

A student must also be a U.S. citizen, a permanent resident alien, or a U.S. National from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Mariana Islands.

A student must have at least a B average and be nominated by his or her College or University. A student nominee need not be in environmental studies or a science major. The key requirement is a demonstrated interest in environmental issues, particularly policy issues. Representative majors have included political science, chemistry, biology, sociology, anthropology, public policy, and environmental studies.

How to Apply

Applicants do not apply directly to the Udall Scholarship Foundation and should contact Paul Fogleman, Udall campus representative, to be registered as an applicant from Indiana University:; 812-855-3948.

For the campus deadline (February 15, 2016) applicants must submit the following three documents by email – 1) an electronic application; 2) an unofficial transcript; and 3) at least one letter of recommendation. Have the letter of recommendation submitted by email directly to Paul Fogleman ( (Three letters of recommendation will be required by the national deadline.)  Further instructions about each document provided below. After submitting documents for internal review, applicants will receive guidance on completing the application by the national deadline of March 2, 2016.

Further instructions for the campus deadline:

1. An electronic version of the application. Email or call Paul Fogleman to be registered as an applicant and access to an application. The application form consists of eleven questions including six short essays. Applicants should view the prompts before initiating the application. To see the essay prompts, visit the Udall Foundation's webpage with instructions for applying.

2. An unofficial Indiana University transcript. 

3. One letter of recommendation in electronic form. Be sure to inform the recommender about the terms of the Udall scholarship and share your essays with him/her. The letter should speak to your leadership, public service and academic achievements. Have it sent by email to Paul Fogleman (

IU Udall Scholarship Recipients  

2009 - John C. Miller
1997 - Kristie E. Bredemeier
1997 - Lisa M. Adler