From scholarships to meeting and networking opportunties, the American Meteorological Society (AMS) can help foster your growing contribution to the weather, water, and climate community.

AMS Scholarships and Fellowships

AMS offers various scholarship and fellowship opportunities for the 2017-2018 academic year to students pursing degrees in the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences.  Applications are now open and due in January and February 2017.

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News & Announcements

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

Applications due by: January 31, 2017

The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $9,500 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($700/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility; and academic assistance (up to a maximum of $9,500) for full-time study during a second 9-month academic year.

Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate Scholarship

Applications due by: January 31, 2017
The Undergraduate Scholarship Program provides an opportunity for rising junior students to study disciplines relating to the NOAA's mission. Students attending Minority Serving Institutions (Hispanic Serving Institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges and Universities, Alaskan-Native Serving Institutions, and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions) receive appointments to approved NOAA offices and sites upon acceptance to the program.

Private Sector Mentorship Program

The AMS Board for Private Sector Meteorologists has designed this mentorship program to create and foster one-on-one personal interactions between mentors employed in the private sector and students interested in working in the private sector.

2017 L'Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship Program

Applications due by: February 3, 2017
In the US, the For Women In Science fellowship program awards five post?doctoral women scientists annually with grants of $60,000 each*. Applicants are selected from a variety of fields, including the life and physical/material sciences, technology (including computer science), engineering, and mathematics.

Students with Ambition Go to College College Mentors Needed

As a mentor, you will be paired with a high school student whom you will check-in with weekly through text, phone or email. During these check-ins, using our grade-level timelines, you can guide your mentee step-by-step through the college process. Your support will ensure your mentee reaches their college dreams!

AMS Annual Meeting Opportunities

97th AMS Annual Meeting | 22–26 January 2017 | Washington State Convention Center | Seattle, WA

If you’re a student interested in and or currently studying the field of weather, water, and climate, attending the AMS Annual Meeting is an essential and important step in your career path. For a complete list of student events at the Annual Meeting, please visit the Annual Meeting Student page.

Student Conference

21–22 January 2017 in Seattle, Washington

Listen to invited speakers from the private, broadcast, academic, and government sectors on potential career options, submit a student poster, and enjoy an exclusive career fair and networking evening.

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AMS Student Membership is open to any student, undergraduate or graduate, enrolled at least half-time at an accredited institution of higher learning.

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Are you considering a degree in meteorology or are you not sure what career path to pursue, but have a strong interest in weather, water, and climate? Visit our Careers in Meteorology page to find resources on this exciting field.

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