Thursday, October 27, 2022

Udall Scholarship in Environmental Leadership for Sophomores and Juniors!

Are you a sophomore or junior strongly committed to making a difference in environmental issues through your studies, community service, and career plans? Do you have an outstanding record of activism, leadership, and research on environmental issues? Do you have an excellent record of undergraduate studies, internships and/or research related to the environment? 

Learn about the Udall Scholarship in Environmental Issues, a program that seeks to identify future environmental leaders in fields including public policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, and economics. Udall Scholars take part in a five-day conference in Tucson, Arizona where they meet with other Scholars, elected officials and environmental leaders. Scholars also gain access to a network of environmental policy professionals through the Udall Alumni listserv. Students from all majors are eligible. 

Virtual Information Sessions:  

Thursday, November 3, 12:00 - 12:30 pm

Thursday, November 3, 4:30 - 5:00 pm

Friday, November 4, 12:00 - 12:30 pm

Friday, November 4, 4:30 - 5:00 pm

Please contact us at scholarships@umd.edu if you are unable to attend.

Award Amount: The Udall Scholarship provides up to $7,000 for tuition, room and board, or other educational expenses. Udall Scholarships may be used for tuition, fees, books, room and board, or other specifically approved expenses.

Duration: The Udall Scholarship provides one year of support. Scholars are required to participate in the five-day conference in early August. 

UMD Campus Deadline:  Thursday, January 192023 – This is to be considered for campus nomination. 

Who can apply: U.S. Citizens, nationals and permanent residents - Sophomores, Juniors - GPA of 3.5 or higher recommended - All Majors - IMPORTANT: All UMD candidates for Udall Scholarships must be nominated by the University. 

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