NOAA – Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

NOAA – Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

About the NOAA – Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

The NOAA 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.

Research areas that are supported include but are not limited to: oceanic, environmental, biological, and atmospheric sciences, mathematics, engineering, remote sensing technology, physical and social sciences including geography, physics, hydrology, geomatics, or teacher education that support NOAA’s programs and mission.

Location of award, if applicable: Summer internships at a NOAA or partner facility

Eligible applicants:

University endorsement required?


Citizenship requirement:

Must be U.S. citizen

The NOAA – Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship application process:

Start by reviewing the scholarship website to learn more about the program requirements and eligibility and to determine whether it is a good fit for your academic background. Discuss your interest and plans to apply with your mentor(s) and a CFSA advisor.

The application opens online in September.

Application components include:
– a completed scholarship application form
– one essay
– transcript(s)
– two reference letters

The application deadline is in January.

Interested? Contact CFSA for more information on how to get started.

Advising contact:

Center for Fellowship & Scholarship Advising  Email: More Information:

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