Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship | Scholarships4Students.com

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

  
Award amount

$28,450

Deadline

FEB 22

Awards available

100

Scholarship title: Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

Applicable Majors: All Areas of Study

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) scholarship program is designed to: (1) increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities; (2) increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental literacy; (3) recruit and prepare students for public service careers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other natural resource and science agencies at the federal, state and local levels of government; and (4) recruit and prepare students for careers as teachers and educators in oceanic and atmospheric science and to improve scientific and environmental education in the United States.

Eligible undergraduates studying biological, life, and agricultural sciences; physical sciences; mathematics; engineering; computer and information sciences; social and behavioral science; and teacher education are encouraged to apply.

The scholarship provides:

  • Up to $8,000 of academic assistance per school year for full-time study during the junior and senior years.
  • A required, 10-week, paid ($650/week) internship during the summer between the junior and senior years at NOAA or a NOAA approved facility.
  • A housing subsidy during the internship and limited reimbursement for round-trip travel to the internship site for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship.
  • Travel expenses to the Hollings scholarship program conference at the completion of the internship.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • U.S. citizenship.
  • Full-time junior academic status in an accredited college or university within the United States or U.S. territories.

Majoring in a discipline area related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA’s programs and mission, e.g., biological, life, and agricultural sciences; physical sciences; mathematics; engineering; computer and information sciences; social and behavioral sciences; and teacher education.

Application Deadline:

  • Completed applications must be postmarked by February 22.
  • Official Transcripts, mailed by the academic institution, must be received by February 22.
  • Applications will be accepted via e-mail or mail, References and Transcripts must be mailed by the Referee and academic institution, respectively.
  • Please e-mail Applications to StudentScholarshipPrograms@noaa.gov
  • or mail all applications, references, and transcripts to the address listed below.

Office of Education/Hollings Scholarship Program,
1315 East West Highway, Room 10703,
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910.

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