AMS Senior Named Scholarships

American Meteorological Society (AMS)


Grant amount: US $2,000 - US $10,000

Deadline: Feb 8, 2019

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship, Conference

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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Overview:

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) administers an array of graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships with the support of its members, corporations, and government agencies nationwide. The fellowships and scholarships help further the education of outstanding graduate and undergraduate students pursuing a career in the atmospheric and related oceanic or hydrologic sciences.

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) administers senior undergraduate scholarships established in memory of a loved one or to honor an individual’s contributions to the sciences. These scholarships are intended to help further the education of outstanding students who are pursuing  degrees in the atmospheric and related oceanic or hydrologic sciences.

All scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence; some have a particular focus appropriate to the named Honoree. In addition to the scholarship awarded, winners are invited to attend the AMS Annual Meeting with partial support (complimentary registration and hotel, no travel cost included) in their senior year.

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

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be entering their final year of undergraduate study in the fall of 2017 and provide evidence of acceptance as a full-time student at an accredited U.S. institution at the time of the award. 
  • Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the atmospheric or related sciences. 
  • Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0-point scale.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status.
  • No age restriction exists.

Preferences:

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