The Udall Scholarship

Application Deadline for Nomination: January 12, 2018

Access to UConn’s application for nomination HERE
(Use your NetID & Password to login

The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation is committed to increasing awareness of the importance of the nation’s natural resources. The Udall Scholarship awards $7,000 and access to the Udall Scholars network to sophomores and juniors who are passionate about the environment (in any field), OR who are Native American and intend to pursue careers in Native health care or tribal public policy.

Please review all eligibility requirements and rules on the official Udall Scholarship website. You are encouraged to make an appointment with the Director of the Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships to discuss your eligibility before you apply for nomination.

Nicholas Russo '18 (EEB), 2016 Udall Scholar (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)
Nicholas Russo ’18 (EEB), 2016 Udall Scholar (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

To Apply

You must be nominated by the University to apply for the national competition. The UConn application for nomination deadline for the 2018 Udall competition is: 4:00PM, Friday, January 12, 2018.

You may access the application for nomination by clicking the application link above. Use your NetID & password (same as email) to login.  Here’s what you’ll need to complete the application:

  • Unofficial UConn transcript & any grade reports from other institutions
  • Contact information for recommenders
  • 1-2 pp resume
  • Polished & edited essays and well-crafted answers to questions (you may copy & paste)

Recent Udall Scholars & Honorable Mentions from the University of Connecticut

Nicholas Russo
2016 Udall Scholar
2017 Honorable Mention

Christopher C. Bruno
2015 Honorable Mention

Ari Fischer
2014 Udall Scholar

Manisha Bicchieri
2012 Honorable Mention

Ethan Butler
2011 Udall Scholar

Katherine Tsantiris
2011 Udall Scholar

Colin Carlson
2010 Udall Scholar

Christopher Berthiaume
2010 Honorable Mention

Jessica Kulkielka
2005 Udall Scholar