Tuesday, October 28, 2014

NOAA Hollings Scholarship - Environmental Sciences and Policy

The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful sophomore applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($650/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility; and, if reappointed, academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000) 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 a hands-on research experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and education project. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory Hollings 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.

The National Scholarships Office is offering information sessions for students interested in learning more about the Hollings Scholarship program ­ please write to scholarships@umd.eduindicating which session you plan to attend (if you cannot attend but are interested, write to the same address):

Tuesday, November 4 at 12 noon – ­2403 Marie Mount Hall
Tuesday, November 4 at 4:30 pm ­– 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, November 5 at 12 noon – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, November 5 at 4:30 pm ­– 2403 Marie Mount Hall

For more information, or for assistance preparing a NOAA Hollings application, please contact the National Scholarships Office at scholarships@umd.edu

Deadline to Apply: Friday, January 30, 2015