If you are passionate about working for the environment or if you are Native American and committed to tribal policy or Native American healthcare, consider applying for the Udall Scholarship. UIC has had 3 Udall Scholars in the environmental category.
The Udall Scholarship
Deadline: February 7, 2014
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident; sophomore or junior; B average (3.0 GPA)
Award description: Candidates for the Udall Scholarship should be committed to a career devoted to preserving the environment OR be Native American and committed to a career in tribal public policy or Native American health care.
Strong candidates should demonstrate the following:
- Commitment to improving or preserving the environment or to health care or tribal public policy and a record of activity such as research, or work in student or community organizations that reflects this commitment.
- Personal characteristics - the criteria include leadership, community service, well roundedness, and strong references;
- Academic achievements
How to apply: Students must be nominated by UIC to apply. Applicants must register to apply with Beth Powers and can do so by calling her at (312) 355-3380 or emailing email@example.com with a description of your interest in the field. To view a sample applications please visit: http://udall.gov/OurPrograms/MKUScholarship/ApplicationMaterials.aspx and past successful applications for students applying for the environmental award can be viewed in 2502 UH between 9am and 5pm daily starting January 6.
For more information: Please contact Beth Powers with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or (312) 355-3380.