Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship
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.Eligibility:-U.S. citizenship-Full-time junior academic status in an accredited college or university within the United States or U.S. territories -Cumulative GPA of 3.0 -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 For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Award Amount: $9,500
Essay required: Yes