Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

Native Health Care

  • Are you a Native American or Alaska Native college student currently in your sophomore or junior year?
  • Are you interested in improving health care practice and delivery in Indian country, or contributing to health care policy and research?
  • Have you demonstrated your commitment to Indian country through participation in cultural activities and service to your community?
  • Are you working towards a career that will enable you to impact health care for your tribe or for Native Americans and Alaska Natives?

If so, you should apply to be a Native health care scholar.

You can apply for the Udall Scholarship if

  • You are enrolled in a state or federally recognized tribe or band;
  • One or more of your parents or grandparents was an enrolled member of a state or federally recognized tribe or band

What careers do scholars in Native health care pursue?

Sarah Brokenleg, 2006
American Indian Community Specialist at Minnesota Department of Health
Jerilyn Church, 2004
Chief Executive Officer of the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Health Board
Sharon Cini, 2007
Diversity Manager for the City of Scottsdale Office of Diversity & Inclusion
Jason Curley, 2012-2013
Communications Specialist at Kauffman & Associates
Bijiibaa’ Garrison, 2003-2004
Resident, General Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine
Layton Lamson, 2013
Medical student, Stanford Medical School
Tyriina K. O’Neill, 2004-2005
Quality Assurance Scientist II at Beckman Coulter
Rebecca Plumage, 2014
Master’s student in Social Work, Washington University at St. Louis