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