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Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. undergraduates majoring in a discipline area related to oceanic and atmospheric science. The student must be a college sophomore at the time of application, and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

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Awarded by:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Award Amount:

The award includes academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000 per year) for full-time study during the nine-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($650 per week) during the summer at a NOAA facility; and, if re-appointed, academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000) for full-time study during a second nine-month academic year. The internship between the first and second years of the award provides the scholars with "hands-on" practical educational training experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and education activities. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory Hollings Scholarship Program orientation, conferences where students present a paper or poster, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship.

Recipients:
Approximately 100 awards offered annually. Last year, 118 awards were offered.
Deadline Info:

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Award Amount:$14,500
Application Deadline: January 31, 2015