AMS Graduate Fellowships

American Meteorological Society (AMS)

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Grant amount: US $25,000

Anticipated deadline: Jan 1, 2021

Applicant type: Graduate Student

Funding uses: Conference, Fellowship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

Location of citizenship: United States

Minimum GPA: 3.25

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About this funder:



The America Meteorological Society Fellowship Program is a source of unique opportunities for outstanding students looking to pursue graduate education in the atmospheric or related sciences. To date, 348 students have been designated as AMS fellowship recipients. The program helps these first-year graduate students to be educated about unique challenges facing the world so that they may better tackle these real-world issues after graduation. Fellowships come with several benefits that include financial support to maintain a full course load over their first year of graduate study, the opportunity to be special guests at the AMS Annual Meeting with exclusive events therein, ongoing academic and career advocation and support from AMS.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • To be eligible to apply for a fellowship, a student must:
    • Entering their first year of graduate school in the fall of 2020
    • Pursuing a degree in the atmospheric or related sciences at a US accredited institution.
    • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0-point scale.
    • U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status. No age restriction exists.
  • No age restriction exists.


  • The Society encourages applications from women, minorities, and disabled students, traditionally underrepresented in the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences.