Monday, January 14, 2019

[Bachelor Degree] Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship 2019 in United States (Fully Funded)

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship program is designed to:
  • increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities;
  • increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental literacy;
  • recruit and prepare students for public service careers with NOAA and other natural resource and science agencies at the federal, state and local levels of government; and
  • 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.
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  • Over his long career in state and federal politics, Senator Ernest “Fritz” Hollings of South Carolina was a champion for ocean policy and conservation. When Senator Hollings retired in 2005, the Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship was established in his honour to bolster undergraduate training in NOAA mission sciences, as well as increase environmental literacy. 
  • The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid ($700/week) internship at a NOAA facility during the summer.
  • The internship between the first and second years of the award provides the scholars with hands-on, practical experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and education activities. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory NOAA Scholarship Program orientation and the annual Science & Education Symposium, scientific conferences where students present their research, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship.
  • Hollings Alumni report that the experience influenced their academic and career paths, expanded their professional networks and improved their skills for working in NOAA mission fields. 100% of Hollings Scholars surveyed said that they would recommend this opportunity to other students.

  • 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

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30 January 2019

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