Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

About the Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment. The scholarship honors the legacies of Morris Udall and Stewart Udall, whose careers had a significant impact on Native American governance, health care, and the stewardship of public lands and natural resources. The awards average $7,000 each. For more information visit here


Students meeting the following criteria are eligible to apply for the Udall Scholarship:

  • Enrolled in a federally or state recognized tribe or band
  • Interested in tribal policy, Native healthcare or environmental issues
  • Enrolled at UNCP full time
  • Currently a college sophomore or junior

UNCP Udall Faculty Representative 

James Rudd, Student Success Advocate for the American Indian Heritage Center serves is the university's Udall faculty representative. Please note, if you are interested in applying for the scholarship, only the faculty representative can give you access to the online application. If you have questions, please contact James at james.rudd@uncp.edu or 910-521-6890. 

Information Sessions

Information sessions will be held on the following dates (please register on BraveConect):

September 18, 2-3 P.M

Location: AIHC (Old Main 201) & WEBEX

October 27, 10-11 A.M.

Location: AIHC (Old Main 201) & WEBEX




The deadline for 2023-2024 applicants will be shared at a later time. Please check back for updates.