Syracuse University

Center for Fellowship & Scholarship Advising

NOAA – Hollings Scholarship

About the NOAA – Hollings Scholarship

Scholarships to provide tuition support and internship/research opportunities for undergraduates studying in fields critical to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). NOAA’s mission is to understand and predict changes in climate, weather, oceans and coasts; to share that knowledge and information with others; and to conserve and manage coastal and marine ecosystems and resources.

Research areas: OCEANIC SCIENCE • ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE • TECHNOLOGY THAT SUPPORTS STEWARDSHIP OF THE OCEAN AND ATMOSPHERE• SOCIAL SCIENCES RELATED TO OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ISSUES AND ENVIRONMENTAL LITERACY• TEACHER EDUCATION IN ENVIRONMENTAL LITERACY

Tuition support of up to $9500/year toward undergraduate study. The award also includes a paid ten week full-time summer internship at NOAA facilities across the US and participation in conferences.

Special Location of award, if applicable:

Eligible applicants:

Students must be in their second year of a four year undergraduate program or third year of a five year undergraduate program at the time of application and have a declared major supporting their study of oceanic and atmospheric science and environmental literacy (may include biological, social, and physical sciences; mathematics; engineering; computer and information sciences; and teacher education).
Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or above and be US citizens.

Student year:

Student year at time of application:  

University endorsement required?

Citizenship requirement:

Must be U.S. citizen

The NOAA – Hollings Scholarship application process:


Applicants submit a completed application form, transcript, essay, and two letters of recommendation.

Advising contact:

Advising Contact: Jolynn Parker  Email:  jmpark02@syr.edu
More Information:  http://www.noaa.gov/office-education/hollings-scholarship

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