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 2022-2023 academic year to students pursing degrees in the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. 

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Travel Grants

Grants are available to active 2021 AMS student members and graduate student members who are senior undergraduate or graduate students. If selected, your round-trip air travel (within North America), hotel room/tax, and conference registration fee is covered by AMS! Applications are due by 8 October.

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Assistant Program

Help AMS staff run the Annual Meeting! Open to undergraduate students who are active AMS student members. In return for helping with various tasks, AMS will provide you with hotel accommodations, meeting registration, and a small per diem. Applications are due by 8 October.

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Award Opportunities

Share your research with fellow students, colleagues and be eligible win an award! Many conferences offer travel awards as well as award certificates and cash prizes for the best student oral and poster presentations at the conference.

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Reach Your Full Potential

AMS is proud to partner with AGU, SEG, and AWG to offer mentoring opportunities in the Earth and space sciences through the new Mentoring365 program.


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News & Announcements

NOAA Undergraduate Scholarships

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Education is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for undergraduate students majoring in disciplines related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, or technology, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA’s programs and mission. Over 100 students are selected each year for participation in the Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) and Educational Partnership Program (EPP) with Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) undergraduate scholarship programs. These scholarships include support for two years of undergraduate study and summer internship opportunities at NOAA facilities across the country.

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.

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Become a Student Member

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

Career Resources

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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