Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

Tribal Policy

  • Are you a Native American or Alaska Native college student currently in your sophomore or junior year?
  • 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 make a difference for your tribe or for Native Americans and Alaska Natives?

If so, you should apply to be a tribal public policy scholar.

You can apply for the 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 Tribal Public Policy pursue?

Sierra Howlett Browne, 2004
Director of Federal Affairs at City of Seattle
Cecilia Gobin, 2010-2011
Puget Sound Policy Analyst, Habitat Services at Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission
Samuel Kohn, 2007
Associate, Public Policy and Regulation Practice and Tribal Litigation Practice at Dentons’
Rita Martinez, 2008
Program Manager at American Indian Development Associates
Sara-Jane Smallwood, 2007
‎Director of Public Policy and Promise Zone Coordinator at Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Vaughn Vargas, 2013
Cultural Advisory Coordinator at Rapid City Police Department
Mellor Willie, 1997
Government and Public Affairs Advisor at Willie Consulting