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Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position during the summer at a NOAA facility; and, if reappointed, academic assistance for full-time study during a second 9-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 NOAA 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.

Fields of Study:

  • Oceanic, environmental, biological and atmospheric sciences; mathematics; engineering; remote sensing technology; physical and social sciences incl. geography, physics, hydrology, or science teacher education

Location:

  • United States

Program Type:

  • Professional Opportunity
  • Research
  • Study
  • Travel

Citizenship:

  • US Citizen

Program Length:

  • Up to 2 years

Degree Level:

  • Undergrad

GPA Cut Off:

  • 3

Amount:

  • Up to $8,000 per year, a 10-week, full-time summer internship ($650/week) at a NOAA facility